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Jeff Hornacek admits Knicks offense complex for new guys

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT — Kristaps Porzingis called it the same old triangle offense this week during training camp, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek prefers another term. Half-jokingly, Hornacek said, “I think we call it something else — triangle aspects.” Either way, Hornacek is realizing the new players — the ones who didn’t go through Phil Jackson’s...
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Judge issues gag order on Derrick Rose, rape accuser for duration of civil trial

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — A California federal judge has put a partial gag order on Knicks guard Derrick Rose, his former girlfriend who’s accused him of rape and their attorneys for the duration of an upcoming $21.5 million civil trial over the alleged assault. Los Angeles Judge Michael Fitzgerald barred the lawyers and their clients from discussing “the character,...
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Even as a kid, Joakim Noah had a taste for high-end food

NY Post (Ian Mohr) — His favorite restaurant as a child was “Trattoria Dell’Arte” — a favorite power spot for showbiz execs.
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Joakim Noah makes anti-war boycott at Knicks’ West Point camp

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT – Knicks center Joakim Noah skipped Thursday night’s team dinner at the mess hall with Army cadets as well as a speech from a retired colonel because of his stance against war and gun violence. Noah said he feels “uncomfortable’’ the Knicks are conducting training camp for the third straight year at West...
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Kristaps Porzingis’ game has improved in two key areas

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It is fitting Kristaps Porzingis’ offensive growth entering his second NBA season is being unveiled at West Point’s Christl Arena, next door to Michie Stadium. On these hallowed grounds in the 1940s dawned the most prominent sports nickname of its time: “Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside” — an ode to Army’s legendary running backs “Doc” Blanchard and...
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Knicks rookie with catchy nickname may be Carmelo’s backup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT — Knicks rookie small forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas has an intriguing nickname from his friends back in Lithuania. While Phil Jackson has branded him “Kuz,’’ his buddies have a niftier one. “It’s ‘Cheese,’ ’’ Kuzminskas told The Post after practice this week. “I’m smiling all the time almost. When you take a picture, you...
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Judge affirms Rose rape accuser must reveal identity at trial

NY Post (Kelly Hartog, Julia Marsh) — A California judge Thursday affirmed his earlier ruling requiring the woman who has accused Knicks guard Derrick Rose of raping her in 2013 to use her real name during the civil trial that is set to start on Oct. 4. The 30-year-old woman, who is only identified as Jane Doe in the 2015 lawsuit, asked...
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Derrick Rose sees Phil Jackson’s cranky side in rude triangle intro

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT — As a Chicago product, Derrick Rose admits to being in awe around Knicks president Phil Jackson. “He’s like a legend in Chicago,’’ Rose said. “It’s an honor just being around him. Even being in his presence and part of what he’s building, I feel like something good is coming my way just by...
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Knicks unveil breakneck offense – in front of silent Phil Jackson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT – Jeff Hornacek’s fast-paced vision – and version – of Phil Jackson’s triangle was on display during Wednesday’s scrimmages at Christl Arena. Every possession – whether it was the blue-shirted first unit, the black-shirted second unit or the white-shirted third unit, attempted to race the ball downcourt at warp speed. Jackson was making good on his...
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Derrick Rose plans to get accuser’s ex-friend to testify in rape case

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — New Knicks guard Derrick Rose plans to use the women closest to his rape accuser—a former friend, co-worker and roommate—to defend the case and prove his claim that the ex-girlfriend is a lying, money hungry extortionist, according to a trial brief filed late Tuesday. Former pal Gabriela Chavez will testify that the accuser partied with...
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Carmelo questions Cavaliers on J.R. Smith contract delay

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT — When he heard the news the Knicks would open in Cleveland as witnesses to the Cavaliers’ historic ring ceremony Oct. 25, Carmelo Anthony smiled, knowing the NBA was up to its tricks. But Anthony says he’s happy, believing the Knicks will get a chance to do something special after LeBron James – and...
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Joakim Noah: How I’ll prove Bulls wrong over ‘low blow’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT – Joakim Noah is not only a new Knick. He’s a new father. The prize of free agency was excused from the first two days of Knicks training camp for the birth of his daughter. After his first practice as a Knick here on Wednesday, Noah said, “I was dealing with something beautiful....
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Derrick Rose: How my game will make Carmelo’s team a winner

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s still Carmelo Anthony’s team, Derrick Rose says. He’s just here to get Anthony winning again. Rose survived his first Knicks practice Tuesday, saying he “feels like a rookie again.’’ Last September’s opening day of training camp in Chicago became a disaster when Taj Gibson elbowed Rose in the eye and he suffered an orbital...
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Carmelo Anthony: I got Jeff Hornacek’s point ‘loud and clear’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Hornacek knew his first practice as Knicks coach would be spirited when he saw the entire club already on the court one hour early at their Tarrytown headquarters. “It was a sign to me guys are ready to go,’’ Hornacek said Tuesday. “I was a little worried about wearing themselves out even before practice...
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Carmelo: The difference ‘courageous’ Colin Kaepernick has made

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony lent his support to the 49ers’ kneeling quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, admiring his “courage,’’ but stopped short of saying he’ll follow suit. Anthony told TNT he has emailed with Kaepernick about keeping up the momentum for social activism. In July, Anthony became a lightning rod for the “Black Lives Matter” movement, as the front-runner...
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