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Derrick Rose: ‘I’ll be proven innocent’ in rape case

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Derrick Rose, in his first public comments about his upcoming civil trial in a sexual assault case, said he’s not worried because he will be “proven innocent” and hasn’t done “anything wrong.” Rose said there’s a possibility he will miss time during his first Knicks training camp, and said he has no idea whether the case will...
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LAPD has open criminal rape investigation of Derrick Rose

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — A letter filed last week by a Los Angeles Police Department detective confirms cops have “a current and open criminal investigation” into an alleged rape by Knicks point guard Derrick Rose. Rose is headed to a civil trial, beginning Oct. 4, over allegations he and two friends gang-raped a woman in Los Angeles during the...
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Behind Knicks’ plan to relaunch Carmelo Anthony’s game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — After failing to lead the Knicks to the playoffs for three straight seasons, Carmelo Anthony is being asked to alter his game for new coach Jeff Hornacek. That’s the strong indication coming from team president Phil Jackson and Hornacek as training camp opens Monday. Hornacek promises to speed up the triangle offense. Over the offseason,...
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Knicks entering camp with cranked-up goal and injury caveat

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It has been a while since Knicks president Phil Jackson invoked the word “championship” — something he has won 13 times as an NBA player and head coach. Jackson’s only references to titles during the Knicks’ 17-65 and 32-50 campaigns the past two dismal seasons were related to how the far the club was from...
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Knicks seeking more ‘unified’ response than anthem protest

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks brass wants the team’s players doing some form of social work revolving around the “Black Lives Matter” campaign that would go beyond just kneeling for the national anthem. Knicks president Phil Jackson said he discussed the situation Friday with Carmelo Anthony, who just returned from Poland. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek and general manager Steve...
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Phil Jackson offers some gross imagery for Knicks rebuild

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson reflected on his 2 ¹/₂ years on the job, saying the franchise had to “eat some dung” on the way to this potential banner season. Jackson also revealed he put an opt-out clause into his five-year contract in case of a lockout shutdown after this season. Jackson said he’s not wondering...
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Phil Jackson: Derrick Rose won’t lose sleep over sex assault trial

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson mentioned Derrick Rose’s upcoming civil trial in the opening remarks of his pre-training camp press conference, referring to it as “a serious subject” but one his new star point guard is not losing sleep over. Rose’s $21 million trial, in which he’s being sued for sexual assault, is set to commence...
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Jeff Van Gundy: Knicks a 50-win team unless Derrick Rose nukes it

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — The Knicks have had just one 50-game winner since Jeff Van Gundy roamed their sideline. But the former coach turned ESPN analyst thinks this season’s dramatically revamped Knicks roster has a good chance to hit that formidable benchmark. “I think they’re going to be 45 to 50 [wins], low 50s, in that range,” Van Gundy said...
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Why Vegas thinks less of the Knicks than you do

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Las Vegas has taken a cautious viewpoint on the new-look Knicks, who open training camp Monday with a marquee roster, if one tainted by potential health issues. At the premier Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, the NBA over-under victory totals were released Tuesday, and the Knicks were placed at a sobering 38 ½ wins. By Wednesday,...
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The insight into Phil Jackson’s Zen that Derrick Rose will learn

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There shouldn’t be any surprises for Derrick Rose playing in a Phil Jackson program. The new Knicks point guard has the perfect counsel in his agent, B.J. Armstrong, the philosophical former Bulls point guard who played under Jackson from 1989-95 and won three NBA titles. Armstrong, 49, has been Rose’s agent since his rookie year,...
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Derrick Rose rape accuser can’t be anonymous at trial: judge

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — She won’t back down. In a ruling Tuesday, a Los Angeles federal judge said the woman accusing new Knicks guard Derrick Rose of rape cannot remain anonymous if she wants to proceed with her civil case — and her lawyers said she is not dropping the suit. “She’s prepared to go to trial,” the woman’s...
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Derrick Rose explains his instant infatuation with Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Training camp hasn’t started yet but Derrick Rose appears to be bursting at the seams to play his first game at the Garden, believing New York’s basketball fans appreciate the nuances of the sport even more than his hometown Chicago. In an extended interview with the Players Association’s website, Rose fairly gushed about the Knicks’...
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Carmelo’s mysterious pre-trade Derrick Rose phone call

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — Derrick Rose first suspected the Knicks had interest in him from talking to his brother. Who heard from Carmelo Anthony. Who was just looking for Derrick’s number. That’s the strange story Reggie Rose, Derrick’s brother, tells in a fawning profile of Rose released by the NBA Players Association Tuesday, two weeks before Rose is scheduled to...
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Lawyers want judge to unmask Derrick Rose accuser

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — Lawyers for Knicks player Derrick Rose will ask a judge Tuesday to unmask the woman, referred to as Jane Doe in court files, who has accused him of raping her after she launched a “nationwide media blitz on the eve of trial.” Doe through her attorneys gave at least five interviews to major publications last...
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Kristaps Porzingis licks lips, sets his goal for Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Derrick Rose’s talk of the Knicks being a super team in the class of the Warriors drew plenty of criticism, but it impressed his future teammates. Kristaps Porzingis loved to hear such bravado. “That shows his confidence, that he believes in us,” Porzinis said while hosting the Citi Kristaps Porzingis Basketball ProCamp at the House of...
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