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Shaquille O’Neal on Kobe exit, Jackson gameplan and Fisher firing

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant — two of the architects of the Lakers’ most-recent dynasty — are struggling to add to their legacies this season. Meanwhile the final member of that trio, Shaquille O’Neal, is being celebrated at every turn for his. In recent months, it was announced that O’Neal is up for induction into...
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Porzingis is star of All-Star Weekend — and he’s not even All-Star

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Kristaps Porzingis arrived at his first All-Star Weekend of what could be many. He attended the team meeting Thursday night for the World Team, which will face the America-born squad in Friday night’s Rookie-Sophomore extravaganza. He won’t be around for the main event Sunday — despite finishing sixth in front-court voting — but...
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Rambis proves the anti-Fisher in speaking Jose Calderon reality

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Knicks interim coach Kurt Rambis headed back to Los Angeles to see his family over All-Star Weekend. Rambis’ wife, Linda, stayed back in Los Angeles, a marketing employee of the Lakers, when Rambis accepted the Knicks associate-coaching job before the 2014-15 season. While fired Derek Fisher was pictured Thursday in a Gloria Govan...
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NBA breakdown: Coaches on edge, rookie awakening, Warriors’ kryptonite

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — TORONTO — The Super Bowl has come and gone and the All-Star break has descended upon the NBA. In the past, that meant the NBA season would really start. Fans would take serious notice, having had their fill of Budweiser commercials or elaborate halftime shows, complete with wardrobe malfunctions. But this season has featured the...
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Derek Fisher wastes no time cozying up to Matt Barnes’ wife

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Now there’s no pesky training camp to get in the way of Derek Fisher spending time with Matt Barnes’ wife. Fisher, just days removed from being fired as Knicks coach, looks exceedingly pleased in a vacation-bound Instagram photo posted by reality TV star Gloria Govan — apparent confirmation that the controversial couple are still an...
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Is Phil Jackson’s focus on the Knicks or a future with Lakers?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson is contractually obligated to conduct the Knicks’ coaching search this summer, and any scenario he can bolt for the Lakers after the season was branded as ridiculous by a person close to the Zen Master. There has been speculation since last June Jackson’s opt-out is this summer. But the Knicks team president has...
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Knicks face these challenges if they want to hire Luke Walton

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton will be a hot commodity this offseason and is near the top of Knicks president Phil Jackson’s wish list as the team’s next coach. One drawback, however, is needing to wait until June before a club can make its pitch, with the Warriors expected to romp to The Finals again....
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Possible Knicks target Mike Conley dominates woeful Nets

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov — in town to interview prospective general managers — saw an exciting victory on Monday, but sat through an embarrassing blowout on Wednesday. The Russian billionaire reportedly doesn’t want any new general manager to dismantle his team. Well, Memphis did it for him. Brooklyn suffered a 109-90 rout at the hands...
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Carmelo and Porzingis need a break

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks’ two stars, are off to Toronto for All-Star Weekend with heavy hearts to match Anthony’s sore knee. The miserable moods of Porzingis and Anthony were representative of the entire locker room on Tuesday – morose over the firing of Derek Fisher, very concerned about the Knicks sliding into the...
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Knicks on Fisher firing: From ‘B.S.’ to ‘I didn’t see it coming’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A somber Carmelo Anthony claimed he didn’t see Derek Fisher’s firing coming, nor did he want it to come, and made references to “politics’’ and “B.S.’’ The shock echoed across the subdued Knicks locker room one day after the team lost its coach in a sudden firing after a 1-9 skid entering Tuesday’s Washington game...
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Ex-Phil Jackson player ‘intrigued’ about Knicks’ coaching job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Brian Shaw currently is doing commentary for NBA TV, but his eye isn’t too far from the Knicks situation. According to a friend, Shaw will be “intrigued’’ if the Knicks’ head-coaching job officially opens up after the season. Knicks president Phil Jackson talks to a lot of his former players and has done so with...
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Why Carmelo Anthony has no choice but to trust Phil Jackson

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Carmelo Anthony has been through worse. He played almost half of last season, the absolute worst year in the history of the Knicks. So yeah, seeing another coach fired in-season is not cause for him to wander into the woods and contemplate life or Phil Jackson’s essay posted on Twitter, the day after Derek Fisher...
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Free-falling Knicks can’t get win for interim coach Kurt Rambis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If they all go like this, new Knicks interim coach Kurt Rambis’ goatee will be all white by March. In wild final minute featuring screeching turn after turn, the Knicks had chance to send the game into overtime, but Langston Galloway’s 3-pointer from the right wing bounced off the front rim at the buzzer and...
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Trouble interpreting Phil’s rambling, we’ve got you covered

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — You could spot a Knicks fan out of a crowd Tuesday afternoon in New York City. He didn’t have to be wearing a blue-and-orange jacket with the team name stitched across the front. She didn’t need to be wearing a hat or a ski cap with the team logo splayed on it. Only a perplexed,...
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Phil Jackson’s bizarre rant: Triangle not a must

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Zen Master? More like Zen Rambler. But if you peel back the 60s-era psychobabble and read the iPad screenshot closely, Phil Jackson may have just revealed a willingness to let the Knicks steer away from his beloved triangle offense. The Knicks president posted to Twitter on Tuesday a lengthy “explanation” of his basketball philosophy and outlook for...
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