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Rapid Reaction: Knicks 95, Raptors 92

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- At least the Knicks went down fighting. New York overcame a 21-point first-half deficit to beat Toronto at home, 95-92. It was the biggest comeback for the Knicks this season. Even in defeat, the Raptors clinched the third spot in the Eastern Conference thanks to Chicago's loss to Charlotte. As soon as the Bulls score was final, Raptors coach Dwane Casey pulled his starters. That...
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Knicks 95, Raptors 92: "We're gonna destroy in the NIT"

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — So it ends. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Of course the Knicks gave up an and-one opportunity and a couple threatening rebounds to the Raptors down the stretch of their final game. Of course the last 20 seconds took like 15 minutes and included several unexpected opportunities for Toronto. The Knicks had to Knicks their final game, even if they...
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STAT: We didn't buy into Woodson's system

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- Amar'e Stoudemire says one of the Knicks’ downfalls this season was the team’s unwillingness to completely buy into Mike Woodson’s coaching. “I think next year we got to take more of a mindset of trying to master the game,” Stoudemire said before the Knicks’ season finale against Toronto. “I mean, again, certain strategies were placed upon...
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Phil begins rebuild with an old friend

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson’s first signing as team president is an indicator of one way he will try to improve the team. By bringing Queens product Lamar Odom to New York, Jackson is trying to improve the New York Knicks with a low-risk, cheap move. The Knicks signed Odom prior to the regular-season finale against Toronto to a two-year deal. A source told ESPNNewYork.com’s Ian Begley...
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Lamar Odom is a Knick

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — SAVE US LAMAR There it is, at the last possible second: April 16-NY Knicks President Phil Jackson announced that the team has signed forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season. — NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) April 16, 2014 As has been established : Odom has a back injury and will not play for the Knicks this season (tonight). The Knicks will work with him this...
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W2W4: Knicks vs. Raptors

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Here are a few things to keep an eye on during tonight's Knicks-Toronto game: The Young and the Restless: With the Knicks out of the playoff picture, Wednesday's season finale will give some of the young players on the roster a chance to audition for next season. Players like Jeremy Tyler, Toure' Murry and Cole Aldrich should see major minutes against Toronto. Aldrich had 13 points and 13...
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Chandler not interested in rebuild?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — It's been written and reported ad nauseam throughout the season: Phil Jackson and the Knicks plan to use the cap space and first-round draft pick that they'll have in the summer of 2015 to re-shape the roster. The logical conclusion to that approach is that management views next year as a "throw-away" engagement in a sense, a necessary step toward a 2015 reboot. One player doesn't sound like...
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The Nets are living the Knicks' dream

ESPN (Stephen A. Smith) — NEW YORK -- Even as the New York Knicks ran around the Barclays Center on Tuesday night, acting as if the borough of Brooklyn belonged to them every bit as much as it used to, the reality of this debacle of a season rapidly seeped in.The Brooklyn Nets weren’t fazed by anything the Knicks were doing because they didn’t need to be. The Knicks, for all intent and purposes, were a mere...
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Knickerblogger Question of the Day: If Carmelo Anthony Re-Signs With the Knicks, How Much Money Will He Re-Sign For?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Sam Amico of Fox Sports had the following two tweets yesterday: In talking w several execs today, consensus is LeBron, Wade, Bosh all re-up w #Heat. Doesn’t mean it happens. But that’s general consensus. Most execs feel Carmelo returns to #Knicks as well. Biggest name available could be Pau Gasol. “Never know tho. Lots can change,” exec says. I’d like to believe...
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Wednesday Devils Hole Pupfish

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Good day! Tonight brings us the last basketball of the 2013-2014 Knicks season, and the beginning of what should be an eventful offseason. First, we link. - Pupfishes are nice little fishes so named because they appear to nip at each other and chase each other's tails like playing puppies. A number of pupfish species live in really small, extreme habitats. This includes the Devils...
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Opening Tip: Blame Bargnani?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The Knicks finish the season Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors, which is kind of fitting. The Raptors might have ruined this Knicks season before it started.After all, it was Toronto that sent over Andrea Bargnani in a lopsided trade in July. In exchange for Bargnani, the Knicks gave up a first-round pick, two second-rounders, Steve Novak and Marcus Camby. All told, Bargnani has been one...
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Knicks win battle, but Nets nab N.Y.'s finest

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- Iman Shumpert got his Knicks teammates jumping out of their seats on the bench when he shook Paul Pierce, who lost his footing and stumbled to the floor. Later, Toure' Murry threw an alley-oop pass off the glass to a trailing Shumpert for a rim-rattling dunk. Giddy Knicks fans who made the trek across the river to Barclays stood and applauded Mike Woodson’s team at the end of...
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Worried after Nets' no-show? Not the Kidd

ESPN (Mike Mazzeo) — NEW YORK -- Since completing a four-game sweep of the two-time defending champion Miami Heat exactly a week ago, the Brooklyn Nets have looked like a team that could not care less about the rest of the regular season. But despite losing three of their last four games -- all to sub-.500 opponents -- Nets coach Jason Kidd claims he isn’t concerned. “Not at all. No. Why would I be...
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J.R. weighs in on Melo: He’ll still be here

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- J.R. Smith is one of Carmelo Anthony's closest friends in the NBA. The two have played together for seven seasons. So when Smith says something about Anthony, it's worth listening. Here's what the shooting guard had to say about Anthony's pending free agency: "In my heart, I believe he’ll still be here. It’s just a matter of him coming up with that decision. Whatever it...
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