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Knicks 2020 training roster outlook: The skinny on every player

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The 2020-21 NBA training camp is upon us. Here is a look at the Knicks roster to date. RJ Barrett SG, Age: 20, 6’7″, 200 pounds Barrett’s efficiency numbers were brutal in his rookie season after being the No. 3 pick. The former Duke slasher has the ferocity and work ethic to make major strides,...
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Leon Rose’s grand Knicks roster plans went up in flames

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Since being hired away from Creative Artists Agency in March, Knicks president Leon Rose has done some nice things. Rose hired respected scouts, an NBA mover and shaker named William Wesley, an acclaimed head coach in Tom Thibodeau and a slew of revered player-development coaches. What Rose forgot to do was upgrade last season’s 21-45...
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Tom Thibodeau hasn’t seen anything like this Knicks task

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The first time Tom Thibodeau opened a debut training camp was 10 years ago, and he knew exactly what he would be walking into on Sept. 27, 2010, at the Berto Center in Deerfield, Ill. Waiting for him inside that gymnasium was Derrick Rose, 21, who across the next six months would blossom into the...
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Knicks’ Obi Toppin steal similar to Kristaps Porzingis surprise: NBA expert

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Wally Szczerbiak is well versed in University of Dayton lore, having played against the archrival Flyers each of his four seasons at Miami (Ohio). Szczerbiak once dropped 41 points at the University of Dayton Arena. So the MSG Network analyst who moonlights for CBS as a college basketball analyst took special notice of Obi Toppin’s...
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Knicks’ point-guard situation is a crowded mess

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Another Knicks training camp is set to get underway this week with a familiar refrain among the questions facing the team. What’s the deal at point guard? The top free-agent point guards available this offseason are off the market now — Fred VanVleet stayed with the Raptors and veteran DJ Augustin signed with the Bucks...
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Immanuel Quickley opens up about Knicks hopes, Kentucky adversity

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Point guard Immanuel Quickley, who landed with the Knicks in a draft-night trade after being selected with the 25th-overall pick by the Thunder, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What is the most unfair criticism you’ve heard about you? A: Probably that I’m a nice guy off the floor,...
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NBA power rankings after very unusual free agency

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — NBA free agency usually brings fireworks just days before July 4. This year — delayed by four-plus months and with a lack of big-name free agents — it didn’t shake the ground as much, but between the draft and free agency, there were still teams that clearly got better and others that didn’t quite help...
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Knicks signing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in NBA free agency

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kentucky North strikes again. Yet another former John Calipari player is coming to town, as Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is signing a one-year deal with the Knicks, ESPN reported Saturday. The terms of the deal were not immediately known. Kidd-Gilchrist, 27, joins fellow Kentucky basketball alumni Kevin Knox, Immanuel Quickley, Julius Randle and assistant coach Kenny Payne....
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Knicks and Nets preseason schedules are out

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks will break a nine-month playing drought when they open their preseason with two games in Detroit Dec. 11 and Dec. 13, the league announced. The Knicks will play a four-game preseason sked that will also include two home games against the Cavaliers at the Garden – Dec. 16 and Dec. 18. Knicks first-round...
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Austin Rivers officially becomes a second generation Knick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Nineteen years after the Knicks acquired Doc Rivers, his son is officially going to wear the jersey, too. The Knicks formally announced the signing of combo guard Austin Rivers in a sign-and-trade with Houston. The Knicks will obtain the draft rights to overseas guard Sergio Llull and forwards Tadija Dragicevic and Axel Hervelle from the...
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There’s plenty to be thankful for about Knicks — not just tanking hopes

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks fans are parched for a winner but have shown staggering patience, too. With the new Knicks administration failing to significantly upgrade the roster in free agency despite attempts, there appears little to be thankful for with the season opener beckoning Dec. 22. Or is there? Perhaps the Knicks are headed to an eighth straight...
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Knicks’ NBA Draft debate heats up after Cade Cunningham’s eye-popping debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla left the College Park Center in Arlington, Tex. Wednesday night after Oklahoma State point guard Cade Cunningham’s college debut, he knew he had likely seen a future NBA All-Star. And yet Fraschilla wasn’t sure he saw the No. 1 pick in the draft. That’s how spectacular the 2021 NBA Draft...
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Obi Toppin’s coexistence with Julius Randle a cause for Knicks concern

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only drawback in drafting 6-foot-9 Obi Toppin last week is that the Knicks’ best player, Julius Randle, plays the same position — power forward. Toppin’s explosive game, decent 3-point shooting touch and Brooklyn heritage has given Knicks fans something to get excited about for the future. In the present, how Toppin and Randle, who...
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Knicks hire Aaron Brooks for unusual coaching role

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks announced another coaching hire — former Leon Rose client Aaron Brooks — along with two more scouts. Brooks’ title is “two-way liaison” — the first usage of the position in the NBA. That means his focus will be primarily on the Knicks’ pair of two-way players who are only allowed to play in...
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Knicks hire Darren Erman, once fired by Warriors over secret tapes

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau is bringing another familiar face to the Garden, finalizing a deal to add Darren Erman as an assistant. The move was first reported by ESPN, and confirmed by The Post. Even NBA fans not in New York or Boston might have a vague recollection of Erman’s name. About six years ago...
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