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The mentality shift that sparked Trey Burke’s breakout game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks point guard Trey Burke believes he’s found himself. Burke was on a serious roll on the court in the Big Easy, and then off the court late Friday. He lit up the locker room with a fiery plea that the club must stop being satisfied with taking playoff teams deep into...
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Underachieving Knicks forward left wondering what his role is

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO – Mario Hezonja wasn’t in for the good moments Friday in New Orleans. He wasn’t in for the bad ones either. “Super Mario’’, in fact, wasn’t in at all. The struggling Knicks forward, who was their key free-agent signing, didn’t play for the first time this season in the 129-124 loss to the Pelicans....
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David Fizdale happy with rookie trio despite Knicks’ late fade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — The Knicks’ rookie power trio started together for the first time this season and coach David Fizdale liked what he saw despite the team’s fourth-quarter fade at Smoothie King Center. Fizdale made one more starting lineup tweak, adding undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier in a small-ball shuffle that sent power forward Noah...
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When Mitchell Robinson first became shot-blocking machine

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Butch Stockton laughed when asked if he was surprised Knicks starting center Mitchell Robinson blocked nine shots in a game — the franchise record for a rookie. The Chalmette High School coach has seen Robinson block more shots than anyone. As senior in 2016-17 for Chalmette, “The Cajun Kid” rejected eight per...
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Anthony Davis dominates as Knicks blow big lead for 4th straight loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — A small-ball change that had the Knicks’ three rookies together in the starting lineup looked good for a long while before the Pelicans’ size and Anthony Davis’ greatness proved too much in the end. The Knicks led by 19 points in the first half, by 11 inside the seven-minute mark and were...
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Knicks are going all-in with their rookies

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS – The Knicks’ rookie power trio will start together for the first time this season. David Fizdale has made one more starting lineup tweak, adding undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier in a small-ball shuffle that sends power forward Noah Vonleh to the bench and 2018 lottery pick Kevin Knox from small to power...
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More starting lineup changes could be coming for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale may have another starting lineup “tweak” up his sleeve for Friday’s game against the Pelicans. On Wednesday, Fizdale started Emmanuel Mudiay at point guard for Frank Ntilikina and Kevin Knox at small forward for Damyean Dotson. It was the second shakeup since the season opened, but it didn’t...
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David Fizdale is getting literal with Knicks motivational tools

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale brought an extra item onto this three-game road trip, and it will accompany the club on its voyages the rest of the season. An autographed ax. There it sat, leaning against a wall, in the visitor’s locker room Wednesday night in Oklahoma City and again at Thursday’s practice...
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The many theories for why Knicks have fallen off a cliff

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Five observations from Wednesday’s 128-103 loss to the Thunder. 1. Bill Parcells’ fabled line is: You are what your record says you are. It now holds true for the Knicks. They are as bad as 4-11 suggests following three straight blowout losses in which they were outscored by a combined 67 points....
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Former teammate makes a joke about Enes Kanter’s defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Enes Kanter and his former Thunder teammate Steven Adams were up to their old zany antics Wednesday at Chesapeake Arena. “He always tries to troll me and tells me I suck, but it’s all love in the end,” Kanter said after scoring 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting in the Knicks’...
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Knicks destroyed by Russell Westbrook-less Thunder

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — The Knicks already had posted one victory Wednesday with mounting evidence Kevin Durant’s rift in Golden State may be irreparable. Durant, who once fled this town when few here expected it, has momentum to bolt again in July, with the Knicks possibly being on his radar. Nevertheless, the Knicks couldn’t summon a...
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The big rookie test that awaits Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson figures to get a warm welcome Friday, when he returns to his hometown of New Orleans for the first time as an NBA player. In fact, his high school, Chalmette High, will play a matinee game at Smoothie King Arena to honor Robinson’s big moment before the Knicks...
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Now Mudiay rises as Knicks debuting faster starting lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — David Fizdale wants to be fast again. In a move to try to jolt the offense while sacrificing some defense, the New York Knicks coach announced his second starting-lineup shake-up of the young season, inserting Emmanuel Mudiay as starting point guard and reinserting rookie lottery-pick Kevin Knox at small forward. Out are...
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David Fizdale trying to figure out best fit for Mario Hezonja

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Mario Hezonja criticized his defense. He ripped his free-throw and 3-point shooting. He admitted his playmaking needs improvement. The Knicks’ newcomer, however, insisted he hasn’t lost confidence. “It will come,” he said following Tuesday’s practice. “Trust me.” An intriguing offseason addition, the 6-foot-8 Croat is off to a slow start, averaging fewer minutes (19.6) than...
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Kristaps Porzingis talking like he’s closing in on Knicks’ return

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kristaps Porzingis is talking like someone planning on a return. In fact, the Knicks’ star forward is making it sound as if he’s nearing the end of his rehabilitation road. “Now that it’s getting closer, I can taste it,” the 7-foot-3 Latvian told GQ in his first public comments since the opening of Knicks training...
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