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How Jeff Hornacek is already winning over Carmelo Anthony

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Talk about a good first impression. Carmelo Anthony says he’s off on the “right foot’’ with new Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, who surprised the All-Star by viewing his workouts. Anthony campaigned after the season for Knicks president Phil Jackson to seek an alternative to interim coach Kurt Rambis, who will stay on as the lead...
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Thrilled Carmelo Anthony on new-look Knicks: ‘Time is now’

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — After yet another Knicks season ended too early, Carmelo Anthony talked about wanting to contend sooner rather than later and challenged his team to make a big move. On Monday, he said last week’s trade for Derrick Rose was just that. Knicks president Phil Jackson said the acquisition of the 2011 NBA MVP will reinvigorate...
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Kevin Durant heaps on Knicks praise without sit-down pledge

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant has reportedly set up free-agency meetings with six teams — with no sign of the Knicks anywhere. The top free agent on the market is reportedly considering setting up a sit-down with the Knicks, and was predictably coy about his plans Monday. But he did call newly acquired point guard...
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Jimmy Butler sounds glum about ‘hell of a player’ Derrick Rose

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Bulls All-Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler seemed a somber man in Harlem on Monday during the unveiling of the U.S. Olympic Team. Maybe it’s because his Bulls are breaking up — losing point guard Derrick Rose to the Knicks in a blockbuster trade and free-agent starting center Joakim Noah could soon follow. “Obviously I wish...
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How Carmelo Anthony is pitching Knicks to Kevin Durant

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — As Knicks brass waits for an audience with free-agent superstar Kevin Durant, one prominent member of the organization is already in Durant’s ear about joining the team. “‎I’m with KD now; he’s right downstairs … We’ve been together. We’ve been talking,” Carmelo Anthony told ESPN in an interview that will air on “SportsCenter.” “I do...
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Cleanthony Early gets another Knicks chance after strip club nightmare

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Cleanthony Early, Phil Jackson’s first-ever draft pick, will be featured on the Knicks summer-league team that will compete in Orlando as he attempts a comeback from last season’s gunshot. Early, selected in the second round at No. 34 in 2014, is a free agent and has been a major disappointment. His career hit rock-bottom last...
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Joakim Noah’s Knicks momentum keeps building

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The positive feelings between Joakim Noah and the Knicks are mutual. According to an NBA source, the Knicks have “a very high interest” in signing Noah to play center in a frontcourt that would feature Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. Another NBA source said Noah is eager for at least a sitdown with the Knicks....
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Jeremy Lin’s savvy openness to Knicks: ‘Never say never’

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Free-agent point guard Jeremy Lin said he’d be open to a return to the Knicks, but admitted recent events make that unlikely. “It’s not looking likely, because they just traded for Derrick Rose,” Lin said at the World Economic Forum in China. “But I will say, ever since I left I’ve been open to going...
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Kevin Durant rethinking Knicks after Derrick Rose trade: report

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — So you’re saying there’s a chance? Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant is the top free agent on the market, and has been in New York since last week, declining multiple interview requests by The Post on Sunday. And while the Knicks haven’t yet landed a sit-down with Durant and are believed to be long shots at...
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25 reasons summer sports in New York City will be awesome

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Summer in the city. The City That Never Sleeps. Where, not to worry, there is no calm around here after the LeBron-versus-Warriors storm. New York sports fans can bemoan the paucity of championships, but their insatiable appetite always remains whetted by the smorgasbord of stars and events that come their way. In chronological order: 1....
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Knicks’ recent point guard history is not very inspiring

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The position of point guard for the New York Knicks ought to carry the same weight, the same gravitas, and the same roster of excellence that center field for the Yankees always has. New York, after all, long fancied itself as the cradle of point guards, and even if there are plenty who will line...
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Carmelo and Kevin Durant were at a dinner together: report

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony will be together Monday for a press conference in Manhattan. Former Post basketball writer Peter Vecsey, on WFAN, said Anthony and Durant were at a dinner together Friday. The Knicks haven’t gotten confirmation on a Durant meeting as of yet as the star forward is set to begin his much-ballyhooed...
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How Derrick Rose escaped and inspired the deadly city that shaped him

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — CHICAGO — On an early Thursday afternoon, Englewood is cloudy and calm. The street corners and stoops on Chicago’s South Side are overpopulated, but the chatter is quiet. Multiple police vehicles circle the blocks, but the sirens remain silent. In between the most recent gun shot and the inevitable one approaching, the only sound in...
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Knicks taking a summer-league flier on that other Plumlee

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks need a center, and at least their summer league team has a familiar name — Duke’s 7-footer Marshall Plumlee, according to a source. Plumlee, who finished his senior season with the Blue Devils, went undrafted on Thursday and could be invited to training camp if he shows well in Orlando, Fla., where the...
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Kevin Durant’s first blow to Knicks’ long-shot hopes

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Despite the Derrick Rose trade, the Knicks haven’t landed on Kevin Durant’s short list. According to The Vertical, Durant’s Roc Nation agency, based in Manhattan, is arranging meetings in New York starting July 1 with the Warriors, Celtics, Clippers, Heat and Spurs and Durant’s own team, the Thunder. The long-shot Knicks would like a sit...
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