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Barkley: Phil not attracting free agents

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The idea that free agents will sign with the New York Knicks now that Phil Jackson is in town is a “flawed theory,” Charles Barkley says. Barkley shared his thoughts on Friday on “The Mike Lupica Show” on ESPN New York 98.7 FM -- a day after he into a war of words with the Knicks’ president during the Knicks-Bulls telecast “This theory that [the Knicks] got...
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Derek Fisher has a 'crazy' notion

ESPN (Ian Begley) — New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher knows the idea “sounds crazy.” But he remains confident that the Knicks will make a run at the playoffs this season. “I think if we can get healthy and we can continue to build confidence in one another (and) in what we can do, we’ll still have a shot at the right time,” Fisher said on Thursday. At 5-23, the Knicks are off...
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Phil Jackson, Charles Barkley exchange jabs over Knicks criticism

ESPN (Ian Begley) — They were hundreds of miles away from one another, but Phil Jackson and Charles Barkley got into a little war of words on Thursday night. Barkley, a TNT analyst, was calling the Knicks-Bulls game for the network. Jackson apparently didn’t like what Barkley had to say. The Knicks president tweeted during the broadcast: do I have to mute this game? Chuck just remember your...
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Bulls 103, Knicks 97; Talent dooms 'Bockers

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Effort wasn’t an issue for the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Talent was. The undermanned Knicks fought for 48 minutes against the Chicago Bulls but came up short to lose their third straight game. New York fell to 5-24, the worst record in franchise history through 29 games. With Derrick Rose out, Chicago was led by Jimmy Butler, who had 35 points on 11-for-21 shooting. Pau Gasol...
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Nate Silver: Knicks have 3 percent chance of winning an NBA title in next five years

ESPN (Ian Begley) — According to one metric, Phil Jackson faces pretty long odds in his quest to bring a title to New York. Fivethirtyeight.com has taken a look at every NBA team’s chances of winning an NBA title by 2018-19. They’ve used three factors to determine the odds: 1. How good is the team now?2. How old is the team?3. How good is its best player?The outlook isn’t pretty for the Knicks....
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Stein: Knicks, Celtics talk trade for Rondo

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The New York Knicks are one of several teams that the Boston Celtics have engaged in trade discussions involving point guard Rajon Rondo, sources have told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. The Dallas Mavericks appear to have the best shot to land Rondo at this point, Stein reports. The Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers have also talked to Boston about Rondo, but Dallas is...
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J.R. will not make trip to Chicago

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, NY –- J.R. Smith will not travel to Chicago as he continues to rehab his plantar fascia injury. Smith has missed the last four games and the Knicks will be without the shooter against Chicago on Thursday. The Knicks play Phoenix at home on Saturday and play at Toronto on Sunday. They have a three-day break following that before facing the Wizards on Christmas Day. “Just...
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Did Stoudemire take subtle shot at Tyson?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks fell to 5-22 after Tuesday’s 20-point loss to the Dallas Mavericks. But that didn’t stop Amar'e Stoudemire from taking what could be construed as a shot at ex-Knick Tyson Chandler. “Tyson’s supposed to be a great defensive player but they still sent double- and triple-teams on me,” Stoudemire said after scoring 10 points on 4-of-8...
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Tyson didn't see Knicks struggling like this

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK –- Tyson Chandler received a warm welcome back from Knicks fans during introductions.And then the big man did what he does best –- throw down backboard-shaking dunks and provide high-energy rebounding and defense. Unfortunately for the Knicks, Chandler does all those things for the Dallas Mavericks now. And Chandler is surprised at how much his former team is struggling...
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Melo: Knicks have to 'believe' we can win

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- Here's how bad things are getting for the New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony is starting to question whether his team has the confidence to compete on an NBA floor."We gotta want to win. We gotta believe that we can win basketball games," Anthony said when asked about what has to change for his 5-22 team. "It seems that when we don't get off to a good start and we climb uphill,...
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Mavs 107, Knicks 87: Chandler makes return

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- It’s silly to judge a trade after just 27 games. But based on what’s happened so far this season, the Dallas Mavericks got the better end of the Tyson Chandler trade. Chandler and the Mavericks embarrassed the New York Knicks on Tuesday night in a 107-87 loss. In his first game back at the Garden since being traded over the summer, Chandler had eight points and 14...
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Melo: Tyson deserves cheers in MSG return

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, NY –- Tyson Chandler returns to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night and Carmelo Anthony says the former Knicks center deserves a warm reception.“I hope they cheer for him,” Anthony said about when the Mavericks visit the Knicks. “He was a guy who came in and won Defensive Player of the Year here. He was a big part to what we were trying to create here and...
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Contract uncertainty hurting some Knicks?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- Nine of the New York Knicks’ 15 players are in the final year of their contracts. That means nine Knicks are unsure if they will be in New York -- or in some cases, the NBA -- next season. Is this having an impact on the Knicks’ nightmarish 2014-15 season? Derek Fisher hinted at as much after a 95-90 loss to the Toronto Raptors Sunday night, saying the scenario is...
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Melo: We're beating ourselves

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK –- The New York Knicks found themselves in yet another close game with numerous opportunities to take the win.And yet again, the Knicks squandered those precious opportunities. This time, the Knicks missed seven of eight shots in overtime to drop a 95-90 loss to the Toronto Raptors.The Knicks (5-21) came close to upsetting the top team in the Eastern Conference, but in the end,...
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Raptors 95, Knicks 90; NY goes cold in OT

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The New York Knicks’ winning streak ended at one. After snapping a 10-game losing streak with a win on Friday, the Knicks couldn’t put together two in a row, falling to the Toronto Raptors in overtime. The Knicks fell to 5-21, the worst start in franchise history. They have lost 10 of 11 games. On Sunday, the Knicks pushed a strong Raptors team to overtime but couldn’t put it...
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