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Carmelo needs to quiet down and let Phil Jackson do his job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Be careful what you wish for, Carmelo Anthony. You just might get it. Anthony reiterated his manifesto during last week’s Gillette Publicity Tour that he wants Knicks president Phil Jackson to interview more coaching candidates — not just stick with the status quo with triangle guru Kurt Rambis. So Jackson and general manager Steve Mills...
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LeBron, Chris Paul may dissuade Carmelo from Olympic history

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony now is waffling on Rio. All across the season, Anthony put himself down as a definite for the 2016 Olympic Games, saying his left-knee condition would not be a factor in going for history. Anthony is vying to become the first U.S. men’s Olympic basketball player to win three gold medals. But during...
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Lakers squash Knicks fans’ Luke Walton pipe dream

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Knicks fans hoping their team could land Luke Walton were living in dreamland. Now they don’t even have those dreams, dashed when the NBA’s hottest coaching assistant took the Los Angeles Lakers head coaching job Friday night. “We’re excited to bring Luke back to Los Angeles, where we feel he’s going to start an outstanding...
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Why Thunder are broken and Warriors will advance: ESPN analyst

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — ESPN analyst Tim Legler talks the stagnant Thunder, lucky Warriors and “weird” Knicks with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: What does Oklahoma City have to do to beat the Spurs? A: It’s going to come down to the fourth quarters. Oklahoma City at their worst becomes incredibly predictable, and you don’t have to guard anyone...
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Dominique Wilkins prods Melo: How to be superstar on bad team

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins has an idea what Carmelo Anthony is going through with the Knicks. ’Nique’s advice to Melo? Play. Lead. Put the team on your back. Accept the criticism. Shoulder the blame. “Guys of our stature have to be more of a leader,” Wilkins said Thursday. “We have to push guys...
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Carmelo waiting for Phil to update him on coaching search

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Carmelo Anthony’s input hasn’t been needed, or asked for, yet. The Knicks star forward has yet to speak to Knicks president Phil Jackson about the ongoing coaching search, but plans to be involved at some point, after raising concerns late in another dreary season about the direction of the franchise and wanting to be involved...
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David Blatt had Knicks shot with Phil Jackson interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Cavaliers coach David Blatt met with Knicks president Phil Jackson on Monday, according to a basketball source. The Vertical first reported the meeting. The Post reported last week Blatt was expected to be interviewed at some point, as the Knicks brass believe he could have the versatility to adapt to a triangle offense. A close...
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Phil Jackson’s agents meeting points to inside job with Rambis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson met with Kurt Rambis’ Chicago-based agents Tuesday night in New York. That may well be a sign things are progressing toward Rambis being announced soon as the Knicks head coach. However, Rambis’ agents are also Jackson’s representatives. The agents are also close, longtime friends with Jackson. The meeting could have been...
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Now you can watch ‘Porzingod’ and feel all the Knicks feelings

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If you didn’t get to the Tribeca Film Festival last week to see the Knicks-themed short “Porzingod,” here it is. The film was produced by brothers Tyler and Conor Byrne, longtime Knicks fans from Bergen County, NJ. The movie depicts two Knicks fans bowing at a shrine filled with inside-joke memorabilia, praying for the dead franchise’s revival...
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The Tom Thibodeau fear that scared off Knicks and Lakers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ex-Knicks assistant Tom Thibodeau and former Knicks general manager Scott Layden will be introduced at Tuesday’s press conference as the new power couple in Minnesota, making some Knicks fans envious of the Twin Cities. Soon there may be an announcement regarding the return of the Knicks new-old tag-team of Phil Jackson and Kurt Rambis, but...
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Mike Conley’s Grizzlies demand may give hesitant Knicks a shot

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Last week Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace guaranteed point guard Mike Conley would be re-signed. Not so fast, Conley said Monday. Conley, considered the best point guard available in free agency and a target of the Knicks and Nets, put pressure on Wallace to make the steps to get Memphis back into title contention. Conley...
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Inside Rambis’ T-Wolves fiasco: Kevin Love friction, triangle clash

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Even though Kurt Rambis counts eight NBA championship rings to his collection from the Lakers, the Knicks’ interim coach realizes the albatross of his two-season, 32-132 stint with Minnesota is how he often is judged. According to a former Wolves staffer familiar with his tenure, Rambis’ 15-67 record in 2009-10 and 17-65 mark in 2010-11...
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Why Knicks would face coaching exodus with Rambis promotion

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Kurt Rambis returns as Knicks head coach, and signs still are directed that way, he probably would lose half his coaching staff to the Wizards. And that would be just fine with Rambis and team president Phil Jackson. With Scott Brooks taking over as head coach for Washington, it is expected he will attempt to...
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Carmelo curiously skipped Phil Jackson’s triangle meeting

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Before the season finale and on Trash-Bag Day, Carmelo Anthony admitted he was tired of saying the word “triangle.’’ Apparently he’s also tired of listening to the word triangle. According to a basketball source, Anthony was not one of the 10 Knicks who were part of Phil Jackson’s triangle workshop held Tuesday and Wednesday in...
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LeBron coach castoff could be perfect fit for Knicks’ triangle

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Cavaliers coach David Blatt, who has been holed up in Atlanta, has told confidants he believes there’s “some interest” from the Knicks in him for their head-coaching job. The Post reported in Tuesday’s paper that the Israeli coaching legend is expected to get an interview, partly based on his close friendship with Knicks general...
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