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Local hero may get homecoming on David Fizdale’s Knicks staff

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — New Knicks head coach David Fizdale is casting a wide net looking for assistant coaches, but the search still has a decidedly local flavor. New York City native Royal Ivey, an assistant coach on the Thunder, interviewed with the Knicks recently. The Knicks also are speaking with New Jersey native and former Nets assistant Pat...
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David Fizdale’s playoff trip telling sign for one young Knick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Road trip! Knicks coach David Fizdale is taking Frank Ntilikina and some of his young charges to Boston for Wednesday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden, according to an NBA source. Fizdale, whose stated goal is to establish “great relationships” with his players, will bring along two of his young point...
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The lone Frank Ntilikina surprise in NBA’s All-Rookie voting

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Somebody thought the Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina was worthy of All-Rookie second-team honors. Of course, that solo vote didn’t mean a whole heckuva lot. Utah forward Donovan Mitchell, the 13th pick in last June’s NBA draft, and Philadelphia guard/forward Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in 2016 who sat out an entire season with injury, were...
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Tom Izzo thinks Miles Bridges is a ‘weirdo’ Knicks could use

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Miles Bridges’ decision to return to Michigan State for his sophomore year upset his mother, stunned his coach and made national headlines. The dynamic Big 10 Freshman of the Year was projected a mid-to-late lottery pick after what figured as a one-and-done college career. Miles’ mother, Cynthia, was set to quit her job as a...
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Frank Ntilikina ready to prove his worth to new Knicks coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — “The French Prince’’ has arrived in New York. Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina’s unofficial start to his second NBA season begins Monday when he huddles for the first time with new coach David Fizdale at the team’s Tarrytown facility, according to an NBA source. Ntilikina, 19, flew in from France on Sunday after spending the...
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Harlem star with huge wingspan unlikely to fall to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Harlem’s Mohamed Bamba set a wingspan record for the NBA Draft Combine, measuring at 7-foot-9¾. The shot-blocking center who played at Texas has helped his stock so dramatically the Knicks know they have no shot at Bamba falling to No. 9. Bamba, a probable top-five pick in June’s draft, was born and raised...
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Bob McAdoo: Knicks know David Fizdale got raw deal in Memphis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo, who worked alongside David Fizdale in Miami for eight-plus years, said he believes the Knicks need to let Fizdale be Fizdale. After working under Miami president Pat Riley for 22 years, McAdoo is as old-school as it gets. The former Knicks All-Star center from the late 1970s still...
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It might not matter to Knicks if Trae Young is best player in draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Oklahoma point guard Trae Young, who claimed himself the best player in the NBA draft, isn’t sure yet if he will grant a private workout to the Knicks, who have the ninth pick. Under the draft combine rules, the Knicks requested Young, who became one of their 20 interviewees Friday. It’s hard to...
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John Calipari talks up freshman as worthwhile Knicks project

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — John Calipari admitted his freshman small forward Kevin Knox is a project, but if the Knicks drafted him at 9, the Kentucky coach said he believes he could become a better player than the more established Mikal Bridges in three years. The outspoken Kentucky coach said maybe it’s time for Knicks brass to...
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Duke’s NBA draft sleeper tries to quiet Knicks’ Porzingis fears

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — It was saved as the final question of Duke big man Wendell Carter’s interview with the Knicks on Friday morning. Because it is by far the only question that really matters. The Duke center, who played alongside likely top-three lottery pick Marvin Bagley III, was asked by general manager Scott Perry how he...
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Jay Wright gives ‘big play’ pitch on Knicks target Mikal Bridges

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Villanova coach Jay Wright has been in talks with Knicks GM Scott Perry this month. No, the topic was not the possibility of Wright leaving the NCAA champion Wildcats to coach the Knicks — something the Knicks had wanted to explore, but which Wright politely declined. The topic of these talks was Villanova...
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Michael Porter hits it off with Knicks, but has No. 1 on his mind

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Last July, after Phil Jackson’s firing, it was evident the Knicks had a new developmental philosophy: making the lottery wouldn’t be the worst predicament. “Plummet for Porter” was to be the unofficial motto. Incoming Missouri freshman small forward Michael Porter Jr. was touted as the potential No. 1 pick in the draft. And despite an...
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David Fizdale’s Porzingis plan: European shuttle diplomacy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Knicks coach David Fizdale doesn’t want to make just one trip to Latvia – but multiple, in a push to establish a strong rapport with Kristaps Porzingis. Indeed, Fizdale, appearing at the draft combine here, said that connecting with Porzingis is his “biggest goal” this summer. Porzingis is rehabbing a torn ACL in Europe,...
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Villanova hero: Mikal Bridges could be ‘All-Star’ for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo was the red-headed hero of the NCAA Championship game last month, but he believes his teammate Mikal Bridges can become the hero of New York. That is, if Bridges drops to No. 9. “I think he’s top five, personally — as a character person and what he brings to...
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One Knicks assistant may survive coaching turnover

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — David Fizdale may retain at least one of Jeff Hornacek’s assistants — Howard Eisley. Eisley is part of the Knicks’ contingent in Chicago at the draft combine. Eisley also was on the list of top African-American assistant coaches that Fizdale compiled for The Undefeated. Eisley was a teammate of Hornacek’s with the Jazz....
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