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Take a moment to imagine one super NY hoops team

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This is supposed to be a time of basketball celebration, an All-Star Weekend when the best of the best congregate and the very best of the game — well, the very best of the offense, anyway — is on display. This year in the host city of an established Eastern Conference force (Toronto), it is...
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Euro legend: Porzingis can revolutionize NBA — if Knicks let him

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina, a legend in Italy, got a chance to coach the next great European stud Friday night for the World Team in the Rising Stars Challenge. After watching 7-foot-3 rookie sensation Kristaps Porzingis drain 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting and 5-of-8 from the 3-point line, Messina would like to...
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Kobe Bryant barely shrugs over ‘brother’ Derek Fisher’s firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While Kevin Durant expressed disgust over the Derek Fisher firing, Kobe Bryant was rather bland. Perhaps he didn’t want to take too harsh a stand, as Knicks president Phil Jackson and interim coach Kurt Rambis are two of his mentors. But Bryant was tight with Fisher as longtime Lakers teammates. “They felt they needed a...
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Supposed Carmelo Anthony blockbuster deal is bogus

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Holy bullship, Carmelo Anthony is staying put through Thursday’s trade deadline. Two NBA sources told The Post the Knicks have not talked to either the Celtics nor Cavaliers about a reported three-team scenario that would involve Anthony, who has a no-trade clause. Even if a convoluted trade agreement, however unlikely, somehow did come...
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Rising Star Porzingis: Fisher axing’s may be ‘wake-up call’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Kristaps Porzingis will get out of the cold Saturday after heating up in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. Porzingis scorched his way to a World team-high 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-8 on 3-pointers despite a 157-154 loss to the USA team in the rookie-sophomore game. “Not a lot of...
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Brian Shaw: I can run any style of offense Knicks want

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Brian Shaw didn’t run the triangle offense in Denver, but he hasn’t forgotten any of it. Shaw is expected to be a Knicks head-coaching candidate in the offseason if Phil Jackson doesn’t retain interim coach Kurt Rambis. Fired by Denver midway through last season, Shaw, a former Lakers player and assistant coach, was...
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Carmelo Anthony almost ready to re-think Knicks future

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO – All-Star Weekend never used to be the highlight of Carmelo Anthony’s season. But with the Knicks on the verge of missing the playoffs for a third straight year, this event has become Anthony’s lone big stage and he did not sound happy about it – not at all. Anthony’s mood turned sharp when...
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Kevin Durant doesn’t seem happy Knicks fired Derek Fisher

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO – Kevin Durant was “shocked’’ his buddy Derek Fisher was fired as Knicks coach and reached out to his former Thunder teammate to lift his spirits. While Durant, who can become a free agent after this season, said continuity is important in choosing his next destination, Durant gave no clear hints on whether Fisher’s dismissal...
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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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