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The lessons Derrick Rose learned from Knicks debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Coming off his one-assist, four-turnover Knicks debut in Cleveland Tuesday, Derrick Rose promised he’ll be more “patient’’ and explained why he feels the Garden fans will come to appreciate his game more than in Chicago. Rose, the Knicks new point guard, will play his first game at the Garden in a Knicks uniform on Saturday...
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‘Thrives in madness’: Joakim Noah’s NYC homecoming

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The changes are striking — towers of glass and steel climbing from once-ignored blocks, intent on touching the sky. The changes are subtle — new, dimly lit restaurants trying to be trendy enough to survive the next round of rising rents. Disfigurements and improvements dot Manhattan’s West Side, where tourists keep trickling out from an...
  • 358 days ago
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Knicks’ other strategy for scoring besides hoisting up 3s

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Sometimes, there are elements of the good old days that are missing in today’s NBA. Like absorbing elbows, and punches and getting knocked on your butt. “Part of the strategy in basketball that’s changed over the years is nobody gets the other team in foul trouble,” Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said Thursday. “This pick-and-roll stuff...
  • 358 days ago
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Making Phil Jackson’s triangle work: Knicks preach one word

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Here’s some free, unsolicited advice in case you are sitting around, holding your breath waiting for the Knicks to resemble the Michael Jordan-Scottie Pippen Bulls or the Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O’Neal Lakers in running the triangle offense: Exhale. There’s a new coach, Jeff Hornacek, who hasn’t coached it before. There is a former MVP, Derrick Rose,...
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Hornacek sure these two Knicks starters will be offensive factors

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee made their Knicks debuts Tuesday and still are looking for their first points. The two new starters — who signed contracts that have a combined value of $122 million — were 0-for-6 shooting in posting goose eggs in the scoring column. Noah had just one shot attempt, missing an inside...
  • 359 days ago
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The Knicks have no defensive coach and a big problem

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek had his trusty defensive coordinator at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night for the season opener. Except Mike Longabardi no longer works for Hornacek, instead commanding the Cavaliers’ defense. Longabardi, fired by Phoenix brass as a sacrificial lamb in December, received his championship ring after which Hornacek’s Knicks defense played...
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Carmelo’s iso game showed how a failed Knicks year would look

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Carmelo Anthony was talking about his new teammate and his newest sidekick, Derrick Rose, maybe 40 minutes after the Knicks had opened their season with a humbling 117-88 thrashing at the hands of the Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Specifically, he was discussing the period of adjustment confronting Rose: old team to new, old system to...
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Breaking down Kristaps Porzingis’ opening-night dud

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND – Kristaps Porzingis officially became an Adidas guy before the game – Nike deciding against matching the deal that is worth about $4.5 million annually. It’s the largest for a European hoopster. The Euro sneaker king even released a statement, saying “I’m a unique player and Adidas is a unique brand. I’m just excited...
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Joakim Noah mocks Cleveland after congratulating Cavs fans

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only defiance from the Knicks on Tuesday came before their 117-88 season-opening loss — just as the Cavaliers began their ring ceremony. Joakim Noah, whose disdain for the Cavaliers is well-documented, needed to be told to leave the court as he shot free throws while the lights dimmed for the ceremony and a video...
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Derrick Rose’s blunt take on his Game 1 Knicks performance

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND — In the hours before his Knicks debut, Derrick Rose took his fist and knocked it on the Quicken Loans Arena hardwood. He had been asked whether this was the longest period he hadn’t had a setback with his knees. Rose admitted to “nerves’’ before his first game as a Knick and said his...
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Knicks’ new-guys report card: Did anyone earn a B?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here’s how the new-look Knicks graded out in their debuts: Derrick Rose: Looked overanxious with four turnovers in the first half and just one assist all game. Had some great moments exploding to the rim but rust was evident as expected. Grade: C Courtney Lee: Had a quiet preseason and showed little in his debut,...
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Knicks get Cavalier pass, but home opener can’t be this ugly

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — CLEVELAND — The NBA may not have done the Knicks any favors by serving them up to the Cavaliers Tuesday night, on a night when Cleveland was feeling awfully damn good about itself. Up went a banner, the first such to commemorate a championship in this town in 52 years. Down went the Knicks. Hard....
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Knicks kick off another new era with another humiliation

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers ran rings around the Knicks. Derrick Rose was rusty, Carmelo Anthony was sloppy, Kristaps Porzingis looked far from a budding superstar and Courtney Lee and Joakim Noah were shut out. No, the Knicks’ new glittering starting five didn’t sparkle and the bench was a liability. The Cavaliers got their championship rings...
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Derrick Rose literally knocks on wood: My knee ghosts are gone

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND – In the hours before his Knicks debut, Derrick Rose took a fist and knocked it on the hardwood at Quicken Loans Arena. He had been asked if this was the longest period he hadn’t had a setback with his knees. Rose, who admitted to “nerves’’ before his first game as a Knick, said...
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What Knicks will be doing while Cavaliers celebrate

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND – The Knicks won’t be on the court during the Cavaliers’ pre-game ring ceremony Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, with Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek saying his team instead may spend the time reviewing film before their season opener. In recent days, Hornacek said it would be good for the Knicks to witness the festivites to...
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