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Jeff Hornacek wants Cubs to be an inspiration to Knicks

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Jeff Hornacek knows about title droughts. Long before joining the Knicks, the coach already was quite familiar with long-suffering fan bases. On Saturday night, the lifelong Cubs fan watched what happens when repeated misery is replaced by long-awaited exhilaration. Hornacek, who grew up in suburban Chicago, saw how much more special celebrations become when moments...
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Honest Knicks admit beginning of the season may be rough

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Joakim Noah admittedly is a “step slow” since suffering recent hamstring and ankle injuries. Derrick Rose has practiced with the Knicks just twice since returning from his civil trial for rape in Los Angeles. The time the team had to integrate its prized new additions is just about over, with the Knicks going the entire...
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How Knicks’ defensive problem decided last roster spot

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks’ defense wasn’t impressive in the preseason, which is why coach Jeff Hornacek refused to cut defensive forward Maurice Ndour and rolled the dice in waiving injured point guard Chasson Randle, with hopes he doesn’t re-sign elsewhere. The wiry 6-foot-9 Ndour was the Knicks’ 2015 summer-league standout who played briefly in Spain last season...
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Derrick Rose returns to Knicks ‘heaven,’ only regrets son’s birthday

NY Post (Marc Berman) — An ecstatic Derrick Rose said it felt like “heaven” to be on the court for his first Knicks practice after missing more than two weeks for his $21.5 million civil rape trial. Rose was cleared of all sexual assault charges Wednesday in federal court. He rejoined the club for his first practice Saturday. In his first...
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Knicks’ new offense revealed: It’s not Phil Jackson’s triangle

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As Knicks center Willy Hernangomez corralled a rebound in Brooklyn on Thursday, he fed a short outlet to Justin Holiday in the backcourt and then took a couple of slow steps upcourt. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek flew out of his seat and stomped his shoes against the court. The message: Faster! The biggest thing about...
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Ron Baker makes Knicks roster over Chasson Randle

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks are down to their final 15-man roster. Summer-league standout Chasson Randle, who is sidelined with a fractured orbital bone, was among Friday’s final cuts along with journeyman forward Lou Amundson and guard J.P. Tokoto. That means combo guard Ron Baker has made the team after being signed as an undrafted free agent, along with forward Maurice...
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Knicks’ cuts coming soon: Which players are on the bubble?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The clues are in as Knicks’ cuts could come as soon as Friday when they look to get to down to a 15-man roster. The Knicks had 18 players at training camp — not including the recent deals of Cleanthony Early and Damien Ingles, both of whom were signed to gain their D-League rights so...
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The ‘unknown’: Will Derrick Rose be ready for Knicks’ opener?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The preseason is over. The trial is over. Next stop is Cleveland for the season opener after the Knicks played just one exhibition game with their new star point guard Derrick Rose. With Rose at his new Manhattan digs watching on television, the Knicks ended their preseason with a victory over the rebuilding Nets, 116-111,...
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Knicks close out preseason with a win over Nets

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The preseason mercifully came to an end for both the Knicks and Nets Thursday night in Brooklyn. And in a game that almost, kind of felt like a regular season game, the Knicks pulled away in the third and held on in the fourth to beat the Nets 116-111 at Barclays Center. The Knicks (4-2)...
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Parents would like Derrick Rose to show a little shame

NY Post (Naomi Schaefer Riley) — When the verdict was read in the civil suit absolving Derrick Rose of sexual assault on Wednesday, Rose “kept his head down and hands clasped.” Good. If only he could keep his head down a little longer, my son won’t ask why we have to turn off the radio whenever 1010 WINS mentions him. For...
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Knicks great Walt Frazier sums up what this team lacks in a word

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — This could take awhile. The Knicks are starting the season with uncharacteristically high expectations following the offseason additions of Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings. But when asked for his Knicks preseason observations, Walt “Clyde” Frazier began with what the team has lacked. “You want to start with the worries? Defense. Defense....
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Carmelo Anthony a mentor to one of NBA’s testiest young stars

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony calls DeMarcus Cousins “my little brother.” Anthony clearly has been a good mentor to Knicks teammate Kristaps Porzingis, but who knew his leadership would be felt most by his Olympics teammate Cousins, the Sacramento Kings center and one of the NBA’s flakiest stars? Cousins said during Tuesday’s preseason ESPN telecast that Anthony’s presence...
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Joakim Noah: Derrick Rose accuser ‘just trying to make money’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose’s buddy and former Bulls teammate, went on the offensive after Rose was cleared in his rape civil trial, saying the accuser was a gold digger. “It’s a blessing to have him come back — it’s great the truth came out,’’ Noah said after the Knicks’ 121-96 preseason victory over...
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Kristaps Porzingis does it all in showing off his range

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON – Let the Kristaps Porzingis hype continue. Two days after Carmelo Anthony said the expectations for Porzingis are too high, the 7-foot-3 Latvian dominated, scoring 16 of his 20 points in the first half as the Knicks battered the depleted Celtics 121-96 in a preseason game at TD Garden on Wednesday. Porzingis scored in...
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Sordid trial’s over: Now we’ll see if Derrick Rose can help Knicks

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This always had the feel of an icy, bottom-line business decision anyway. The Knicks have been in the market for a legit point guard for years, for decades, and Derrick Rose was available. Rose was looking for a place to start over, the clock already ticking for him to prove he’s still worthy of a...
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