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Carmelo gets testy when asked about latest George Karl dig

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Carmelo Anthony, who is blamed for almost everything that goes wrong with the Knicks, joked to not pin blame on him for the Phil Jackson-Jeanie Buss engagement breakup. “You want to ask me if I had anything to do with that?,’’ Anthony quipped. Actually, Anthony was queried on whether he thought Jackson...
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Why leaving Knicks was an easy decision for Langston Galloway

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — After getting married to his high-school sweetheart from Baton Rouge, La., on June 25, Langston Galloway got a phone call the next day from Jeff Hornacek. The Knicks new coach said he wanted to re-sign Galloway, thinking he would fit in well with the team’s vision of a high-speed attack. At the...
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2016’s biggest sports splashes, from the Sanchize to Linsanity 2

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Even without a championship to celebrate, 2016 was another year to remember for the New York sports world. Emerging stars such as Gary Sanchez, Kristaps Porzingis and Jimmy Vesey injected new energy into the city, even as longtime veterans such as Henrik Lundqvist, David Wright and Jacoby Ellsbury battled performance and health issues. Linsanity returned to...
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Jeff Hornacek’s bizarre excuse for Carmelo Anthony ejection

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek fiercely defended Carmelo Anthony on Thursday, saying he believes Anthony’s second-quarter ejection the night before in Atlanta — for throwing a forearm at Thabo Sefolosha’s head — was the wrong decision. Anthony also said he believes he was wronged in Atlanta, even suggesting the Swiss shooting guard embellished...
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How 2016 set up New York’s next sports golden era

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Quietly, 2016 slipped away without bringing a championship to New York City, which means that for the first time in 48 years, we have endured a five-year window in Fun City without throwing a party for ourselves. The quiet zone of 2011-2016 pales to the last great drought (the ’62 Yankees through the ’68 Jets)....
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Knicks’ jack-of-all-trades guard sidelined by wrist injury

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — ATLANTA — Things changed. Early in the day, Knicks guard Courtney Lee predicted he would be able to play through a wrist injury. Then he went through shootaround. The first thing to change was Lee’s optimism. “Wasn’t ready. I tried to give it a go at shootaround, had a lot of discomfort,” said Lee who...
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Knicks miss ejected Carmelo as offense sputters in OT loss

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — ATLANTA — This was the night the Knicks, who lost Carmelo Anthony to a Flagrant Foul 2 ejection in the second quarter, needed defense. They heard the recent messages and acted. They defended, holding the Hawks to 36.3 percent shooting. Of course, it didn’t matter in the end because the Knicks largely pulled a disappearing...
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Carmelo Anthony tossed for this cheap shot to the head

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — ATLANTA — The Knicks already were down one starter, Courtney Lee, who sat with a wrist injury. And then they lost Carmelo Anthony, who was bounced on a flagrant 2 foul for hitting Hawk Thabo Sefolosha while the pair went for a second-quarter rebound on Wednesday. Anthony and Sefolosha originally were called for a double...
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George Karl even rips Carmelo Anthony when he praises him

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — ATLANTA — Despite George Karl’s harsh words in his new book, Carmelo Anthony’s former coach is rooting for the Knicks to make the playoffs. “Here’s what I’ll say now: Melo is a hell of a player, the best offensive player I’ve ever coached. I owe him as much as anyone for my having a great...
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Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss call off engagement

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — It looks like Knicks president Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss, the Lakers’ president, won’t be getting married after all. Though it’s not a happy ending, it is an amicable one. “With mutual love and respect, we have decided to end our engagement,” Jackson wrote on his Twitter account. “With the nature of our professional obligations...
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Why Joakim Noah thinks Knicks have an identity problem

NY Post (Roger Rubin) — The Knicks have a trio of scorers capable of putting up big numbers in Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose and Kristaps Porzingis, yet they are a middling 16-14. Their weaponry is being wasted on the defensive end of the court, where they are among the NBA’s worst units. The Knicks are giving up 108 points per...
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Jeff Hornacek: Why should Knicks pass just for style points?

NY Post (Roger Rubin) — To pass or not to pass, that is the question. The big debate about the Knicks’ offense these days is whether there should be more ball movement or the players should continue to get the ball to those who can take their defenders one-on-one. The volume got turned up on the issue after Sunday’s loss...
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New generation of Knicks loving life in New York City

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Derrick Rose prefers Manhattan over the slower pace of Westchester. Because the hustle and bustle of Manhattan is still less stressful than his days living in his hometown Chicago. “I love it,’’ Rose, in his first season with the Knicks, told The Post. “I love my building. My neighborhood. My neighbors. They let me walk...
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Brandon Jennings breaks ranks with Carmelo over Knicks’ issues

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Brandon Jennings apparently believes differently than Carmelo Anthony regarding critiques that too much one-on-one play existed in their 119-114 loss to Boston on Christmas. Jennings signaled the rips were merited. After the Knicks mustered only 11 assists Sunday, Jennings liked a tweet from the Bullyup.com Twitter handle criticizing their style: “KNICKS Rely...
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Courtney Lee struggles with Knicks orders to shoot more

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Get greedy. Courtney Lee, the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, has made the rounds of the NBA, but this season is the first one in which his coach has begged him to take more shots – contested shots, that is. Lee is second in the NBA in 3-point field-goal percentage at 46.7 percent, and Knicks coach...
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