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Frank Ntilikina’s travel heroics not enough as French team loses title

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s on to the triangle for Frank Ntilikina. A jet-lagged Ntilikina and Strasbourg fell short of a French League championship Friday, losing on the road at Chalon in the decisive Game 5 of the finals, 74-65. Less than 24 hours after being drafted with the No. 8 pick by the Knicks, Ntilikina played 24 minutes,...
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The driving forces behind ‘Don’t Trade Porzingis’ billboard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson had until Friday at midnight to get the yellow neon message ingrained into his head this summer as he attempts to mend fences — or not — with disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis. The digital billboard on the corner of 33rd Street and 7th Avenue Thursday pleaded with the Knicks to keep Porzingis...
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Kristaps Porzingis still a Knick but no one knows for how long

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson’s intention for now is make amends with 7-foot-3 Latvian phenom Kristaps Porzingis and not look to trade him. But if things don’t go smoothly in the next several months, Jackson may entertain trade offers again, knowing Porzingis will be entering the final year of his contract after next season. According to...
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Lamar Odom fires back at Stephen A. for ‘crack’ comment

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Stephen A. Smith is used to the backlash over his unfiltered hot takes. But it’s not every day he gets feedback in written form. Retired NBA forward Lamar Odom tweeted a letter his lawyer, Saam Zangeneh,
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Knicks take chance on rookie who once hated New York

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only thing Knicks care about now with Wisconsin senior power forward Nigel Hayes is he’s “big and dirty” under the boards. An NBA source confirmed Hayes has signed with the Knicks’ summer-league team after going undrafted. Hayes will get a partial guarantee for training camp. He’s 6-foot-8 power forward with a 7-foot-3 wingspan, and...
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Phil gets message: ‘Don’t trade Porzingis’ billboard outside MSG

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson was a the Knicks’ offices in Tarrytown for the NBA draft Thursday night, but right outside Madison Square Garden, he was under attack. A digital billboard pleading with the Knicks to keep Kristaps Porzingis went live at the corner of 33rd and 7th. The pleas, of course, were answered as Porzingis made it...
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Knicks snag two more guards in the second round of NBA draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson talked about wanting guards in the draft and pulled off a trifecta. After nabbing point guard Frank Ntilikina in the lottery, Jackson took two guards in the second round, including a 6-foot-6 shooting guard with a sketchy past but a solid offensive game. With the 44th pick, the Knicks tabbed Damyean...
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Scorer who ‘plays like Michael’ Jordan surprised Knicks passed

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Knicks fans weren’t alone in their disappointment over the team’s first-round pick. “I actually thought the Knicks would take me,” said Malik Monk, a high-scoring shooting guard out of Kentucky. Instead, they went with French point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth-overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft. The selection got a mixed reaction, cheers...
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Knicks’ draft just put Porzingis on different kind of hot seat

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — So the sky didn’t fall on Madison Square Garden Thursday evening, and cooler heads prevailed. The Knicks weren’t able to pull off a heist, and neither were they snookered into a bad trade. There will be no charts and graphs recalling Bill Russell for Easy Ed Macauley, or Joe Barry Carroll for Robert Parrish and...
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Knicks draft intriguing French point guard Frank Ntilikina

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks still have Kristaps Porzingis. And now they Frank Ntilikina. The Knicks selected the French point guard with the No. 8 pick of the NBA draft. The 6-foot-5 18-year-old adds to a squad that team president Phil Jackson is trying to rebuild for the long haul, still trying to deal star Carmelo Anthony. Ntilikina...
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The whirlwind 24 hours for Knicks’ French draft target

NY Post (Marc Berman) — French point guard and potential Knicks draft pick Frank Ntilikina was up at 7 a.m. Thursday morning doing basketball drills at the gym Carmelo Anthony owns at the apartment complex in which Kristaps Porzingis and Sasha Vujacic live. The workout was run by Chris Brickley, who left the Knicks as player developmental coach two months...
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Phil Jackson fell asleep at my workout: top NBA Draft pick

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson has made some baffling moves since taking over as president of the Knicks in 2014. As recently as this week, the Zen Master confirmed he would consider trading franchise player Kristaps Porzingis. All of it has led Knicks fans, among others, to question just what the heck Jackson’s problem is. Turns out the...
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Phil Jackson’s pal makes it personal with Kristaps Porzingis

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Few — if any — in the media have been able to decipher why the Knicks possibly would be interested in trading Kristaps Porzingis. Enter Charley Rosen. The FanRag Sports basketball columnist and former Phil Jackson assistant coach for the Albany Patroons in the CBA — who has been derided as a channel for Jackson’s media...
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Bucks owner’s daughter recruits Porzingis with strong Twitter game

NY Post (Jaclyn Hendricks) — The Kristaps Porzingis trade talk has not escaped Mallory Edens. Following Knicks president Phil Jackson’s shocking admission Wednesday, confirming the team is listening to offers ahead of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, the daughter of the Bucks owner Wes Edens took to Twitter to make her plea for Porzingis. “Okay I was like 90% kidding but...
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Joel Embiid to Porzingis: You can miss exit meetings in Philly

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Joel Embiid apparently heard Phil Jackson and the Knicks are listening to offers for Kristaps Porzingis, so he made his own personal pitch to the 7-foot-3 big man to join the 76ers. The 76ers 7-foot center took a dig at Phil Jackson in the process, tweeting: The tweet was in reference to Jackson bringing up...
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