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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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Kristaps Porzingis marks holiday with huge dunks and pratfalls

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It didn’t turn out to be a Merry Kristaps for the Knicks’ 7-foot-3 Latvian phenom, despite some gaudy numbers posted on a still-healing bruised right knee. Kristaps Porzingis had 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting, 12 rebounds, two steals and four blocks, sprinkled in with a couple of highlight-reel dunks. But his season-high five turnovers, a...
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Carmelo on Al Horford scrap: ‘A Dominican and Puerto Rican’

NY Post (Roger Rubin) — There was a face-to-face showdown. There was a shot to the mouth that drew blood. Things got both chirpy and chippy during the Knicks’ 119-114 Christmas loss to the Celtics at the Garden. After a whistle stopped play in the middle of the third quarter, Carmelo Anthony and Boston center Al Horford got in each...
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Knicks’ record is hollow until they beat some contenders

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There was blood on Christmas at the Garden. Boston’s Marcus Smart received an elbow to the face on Derrick Rose’s drive to the hole in the first half and came off the court with blood gushing from his mouth. By the end of this holiday matinee, after the Knicks’ spirited rally from nine points down...
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Knicks knocked off by Celtics in raucous Christmas slugfest

NY Post (Roger Rubin) — Knicks fans nearly got this year’s Christmas miracle at the Garden on Sunday. Boston’s Avery Bradley stole it away. The Knicks came all the way back to tie the game after trailing by 13 in the fourth quarter, but ended up on the raw end of a 119-114 decision before a sellout crowd of 19,812....
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Carmelo Anthony delivers car to teen fan battling cancer

NY Post (Kaja Whitehouse) — Knicks’ star Carmelo Anthony played the role St. Nick on Sunday, when he gave a car to 17-year-old fan with cancer just before the game against the Celtics in Madison Square Garden. In an incredible moment caught on camera, the 32-year-old forward handed a Kia to Jarell Lara, who just finished 18 months of chemo,...
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Knicks’ Derrick Rose back in the groove but a big-time test awaits

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Though Derrick Rose got blocked at the rim on a rare driving dunk attempt Thursday by Orlando center Bismack Biyombo — a play that scorched the internet — take it as a good sign. Rose is feeling his oats, back spasms in the rear-view mirror. The Knicks are 2-0 since Rose returned from back woes,...
  • 358 days ago
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Christmas is when Carmelo gets validation — and revenge?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony can hardly contain himself, like a kid envisioning opening presents under a decorated tree. It’s not just the honor of kicking off the Christmas card at noon, but it’s also playing the Knicks’ longtime rivals from Boston and attempting to avenge November’s disastrous night in Beantown. As a Brooklyn native, Anthony understands the...
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Meet the prankster who has become a big Knicks contributor

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Backup center Kyle O’Quinn is an enigma wrapped in a riddle, and right now, he is riddling opposing teams with a dominance he never has shown in a five-year career. It’s been a nearly four-week joyride for O’Quinn, who has put up two 20-and-10 games in that span capped by Thursday’s double-double bonanza against his...
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Why it’s so important for injured Porzingis to play on Christmas

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis has looked forward to playing on his first Christmas since the NBA schedule came out in August. Wearing a protective brace on his bruised right knee, Porzingis didn’t practice fully Friday, but predicted the extra day of rest will allow for a Merry Kristaps on noon on Sunday. Porzingis has played in all 29 of the...
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Latvia celebrates Kristaps Porzingis with grandma’s amazing singing

NY Post (Kyle Schnitzer) — Kristaps Porzingis has another song … thanks to grandma. The Knicks sensation was named Latvian Athlete of the Year (who was runner-up?) during the annual Latvijas Gada Balva Sportā on Thursday. Porzingis wasn’t in his homeland, though, busy helping the Knicks beat the Orlando Magic, 106-95. Porzingis’ grandmother Antonija Trumsina, great-aunt Ilga Lemaine and aunts...
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Kristaps Porzingis’ early exit overshadowns Knicks’ solid win

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks routed Orlando on Thursday, 106-95, but whether there will be a Merry Kristaps on Sunday remains to be seen. Knicks phenom Kristaps Porzingis limped off the court in the opening minute of the fourth quarter after apparently banging knees with Orlando’s rugged center Nikola Vucevic and left the game for good with what...
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Why George Karl’s Carmelo critiques are so off base

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Amid a wave of anti-Carmelo Anthony fervor in the city during one of the frequent dismal stretches for the Knicks last season — which naturally was all Anthony’s fault — an opposing executive shook his head and laughed. “Let me ask you,” he said, “who leads the Knicks in scoring?” Anthony. “Who leads them in...
  • 360 days ago
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Carmelo won’t respond to Karl’s jabs but Jeff Hornacek does

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek fiercely defended Carmelo Anthony against the attacks written in a memoir by former coach George Karl. As first reported Thursday by The Post, Karl took several personal shots at Anthony in his soon-to-be-released memoir, “Furious George,” questioning his leadership, ability to share the glory and defensive aptitude. According to an advanced...
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