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More starting lineup changes could be coming for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale may have another starting lineup “tweak” up his sleeve for Friday’s game against the Pelicans. On Wednesday, Fizdale started Emmanuel Mudiay at point guard for Frank Ntilikina and Kevin Knox at small forward for Damyean Dotson. It was the second shakeup since the season opened, but it didn’t...
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David Fizdale is getting literal with Knicks motivational tools

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale brought an extra item onto this three-game road trip, and it will accompany the club on its voyages the rest of the season. An autographed ax. There it sat, leaning against a wall, in the visitor’s locker room Wednesday night in Oklahoma City and again at Thursday’s practice...
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The many theories for why Knicks have fallen off a cliff

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Five observations from Wednesday’s 128-103 loss to the Thunder. 1. Bill Parcells’ fabled line is: You are what your record says you are. It now holds true for the Knicks. They are as bad as 4-11 suggests following three straight blowout losses in which they were outscored by a combined 67 points....
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Former teammate makes a joke about Enes Kanter’s defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Enes Kanter and his former Thunder teammate Steven Adams were up to their old zany antics Wednesday at Chesapeake Arena. “He always tries to troll me and tells me I suck, but it’s all love in the end,” Kanter said after scoring 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting in the Knicks’...
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Knicks destroyed by Russell Westbrook-less Thunder

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — The Knicks already had posted one victory Wednesday with mounting evidence Kevin Durant’s rift in Golden State may be irreparable. Durant, who once fled this town when few here expected it, has momentum to bolt again in July, with the Knicks possibly being on his radar. Nevertheless, the Knicks couldn’t summon a...
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The big rookie test that awaits Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson figures to get a warm welcome Friday, when he returns to his hometown of New Orleans for the first time as an NBA player. In fact, his high school, Chalmette High, will play a matinee game at Smoothie King Arena to honor Robinson’s big moment before the Knicks...
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Now Mudiay rises as Knicks debuting faster starting lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — David Fizdale wants to be fast again. In a move to try to jolt the offense while sacrificing some defense, the New York Knicks coach announced his second starting-lineup shake-up of the young season, inserting Emmanuel Mudiay as starting point guard and reinserting rookie lottery-pick Kevin Knox at small forward. Out are...
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David Fizdale trying to figure out best fit for Mario Hezonja

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Mario Hezonja criticized his defense. He ripped his free-throw and 3-point shooting. He admitted his playmaking needs improvement. The Knicks’ newcomer, however, insisted he hasn’t lost confidence. “It will come,” he said following Tuesday’s practice. “Trust me.” An intriguing offseason addition, the 6-foot-8 Croat is off to a slow start, averaging fewer minutes (19.6) than...
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Kristaps Porzingis talking like he’s closing in on Knicks’ return

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kristaps Porzingis is talking like someone planning on a return. In fact, the Knicks’ star forward is making it sound as if he’s nearing the end of his rehabilitation road. “Now that it’s getting closer, I can taste it,” the 7-foot-3 Latvian told GQ in his first public comments since the opening of Knicks training...
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Knicks’ Trey Burke relieved it wasn’t worse for Caris LeVert

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The news was as positive as it could be, but it still didn’t diminish Trey Burke’s disappointment for close friend and former college teammate Caris LeVert. “It’s sad,” the Knicks point guard said on Tuesday, shortly after the Nets announced their rising star had suffered only a dislocated right foot that won’t require surgery after...
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Tracy McGrady: It’s time for Carmelo Anthony to retire

NY Post (Kevin Kenney) — Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady thinks Carmelo Anthony’s next landing spot should be his couch. “You know what? I honestly think Melo should retire, I really do,’’ McGrady, who retired in 2012, said of the former Knick and soon-to-be officially former Houston Rocket. Speaking on Tuesday’s edition of ESPN’s “The Jump” with Rachel Nichols, McGrady...
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Kevin Knox’s breakout game could be enough for promotion

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — David Fizdale might be shaking up his starting lineup again. He’s at least considering it, after the Knicks absorbed back-to-back blowouts losses over the weekend, and prized rookie Kevin Knox could be elevated. Fizdale wasn’t ready to reveal exactly what the changes to his starting five could be, but he did say it’s “a possibility”...
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Knicks rookie dreaming of being part of slam-dunk contest

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks shot-blocking rookie center Mitchell Robinson is preparing to play his first game Friday in New Orleans in front of family, friends and former high-school teammates. But the 7-foot “Cajun Kid’’ has another dream — being in Charlotte during All-Star Weekend in February. The 20-year-old’s pie-in-the-sky hope is hitting the daily double — being selected...
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The Porzingis silver lining in Knicks’ weekend to forget

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It was a long Veterans Day Weekend for coach David Fizdale and the Knicks. It started Friday, with Kristaps Porzingis making Fizdale look bad with a salty Instagram post of him sprinting — after Fizdale had said he wasn’t planning on Porzingis’ return this season. The post created speculation there was friction between Fizdale and...
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Warriors had a good laugh at the Kevin Durant-to-Knicks billboard

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Durant said he was not impressed by the billboard outside Madison Square Garden imploring him to play for the Knicks. But maybe he just didn’t like the ribbing he got from teammates as the result of it. When the Warriors visited New York in late October for the matchup, they noticed the sign welcoming...
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