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Brook and Robin Lopez, With Identical Genes, Are Often a Study in Contrasts

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — New York basketball fans who are used to the quiet demeanor of the Nets’ Brook Lopez may be surprised by the intense, outgoing nature of Robin Lopez, who is set to join the Knicks.
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Robin Lopez and Knicks Are Close to a Deal

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Lopez, a 7-foot center, would solidify the team’s interior defense. He is expected to join the team barring an unexpected move by DeAndre Jordan to come to New York.
  • 3 days ago
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Knicks to Sign Arron Afflalo; Greg Monroe Heads to Bucks

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — The Knicks on Thursday agreed to a deal with Afflalo, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who scored 13.3 points a game last season for Denver and Portland.
  • 4 days ago
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Garden Hires New President From Agency With Knick Ties

NY Times (RICHARD SANDOMIR) — David O’Connor was a longtime executive of the Creative Artists Agency, which represents Carmelo Anthony, as well as the Knicks executives Allan Houston and Mark Warkentien.
  • 6 days ago
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Knicks Think Big as Free Agency Is Set to Begin

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — The Knicks will be focused on size and players who complement their triangle offense as Phil Jackson continues to remake the roster.
  • 6 days ago
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Remember Knicks Fans, Basketball is a Global Sport

NY Times (MICHAEL POWELL) — Our occasional xenophobic impulse is a curious affliction as the N.B.A. is awash in superb players from other countries, more than a few of whom are European.
  • 9 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis Raises Eyebrows, Including Carmelo Anthony’s

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Carmelo Anthony, 31, who has four years and nearly $102 million remaining on his contract, would apparently prefer not to wait for the Knicks’ top selection to pan out.
  • 10 days ago
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Fran Fraschilla of ESPN Speaks Only English, but He’s Fluent in Foreign Scouting

NY Times (ZACH SCHONBRUN) — Fraschilla traveled an unlikely path to become ESPN’s go-to source of information on international basketball prospects during the N.B.A draft.
  • 10 days ago
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Winners and Losers in the 2015 N.B.A. Draft

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — It will be years before this draft can be properly evaluated, but the Lakers and the Heat, based on their draft order and selections, seemed to do the best.
  • 10 days ago
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In N.B.A. Draft, Knicks Take a Break From Catering to Carmelo Anthony

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — If the Knicks’ drafting of Kristaps Porzingis made any bold statement on Thursday, it was that appeasing Anthony was at least temporarily on hold.
  • 10 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by Knicks With Fourth Overall Pick

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Porzingis, a 6-foot-11 forward from Latvia who has spent the past three seasons with Cajasol Seville of the Spanish league, is regarded as a player with huge potential but may need time to develop.
  • 11 days ago
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A Reporter Obsessed: Seeing The Triangle From All Sides

NY Times (JASON STALLMAN) — Why did the Sports section run thousands of words dedicated to basketball’s triangle offense? Jason Stallman, the editor of the Sports desk, explains.
  • 11 days ago
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N.B.A. Draft: Kristaps Porzingis and Rabid Fans Will Test Jackson’s Patience

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — Does Phil Jackson, one and a half years into his presidency of the Knicks, dare take Porzingis, a 19-year-old who could at best be the next Dirk Nowitzki but at worst the next Nikoloz Tskitishvili?
  • 12 days ago
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Phil Jackson’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived

NY Times (MICHAEL POWELL) — By late August, after the N.B.A. draft and free agency, we will be able to truly draw the measure of Phil Jackson, an entertaining and confounding, intelligent and frustrating character.
  • 12 days ago
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Can the Knicks Find Their Dolph Schayes in the N.B.A. Draft?

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — New York has had a checkered record when selecting with the No.4 overall pick in the draft.
  • 12 days ago
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