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Courtney Lee wants to save Knicks, not run from them

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The co-captain isn’t looking to abandon the sinking ship. Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee said despite Kristaps Porzingis’ ACL tear that ended his season and likely will affect the first section of next season, he wants to be here. The Knicks are looking at a more significant rebuild than previously envisioned with Porzingis’...
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Jeff Hornacek isn’t going anywhere — for now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis is gone for the season, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek won’t be going anywhere. There were previous indications from team brass Hornacek wouldn’t be evaluated until after this season despite the clamor from the fan base that has watched the Knicks slide to a season-worst 23-32 record. Now Knicks general manager Scott Perry...
  • 43 days ago
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Porzingis devastation can crush Knicks’ dreams in a good way

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks have little choice in the matter of what they must do now. If there is one silver lining — and it is but a thin sliver of silver — it is this: The fantasy they’d created for themselves that they could somehow sneak into the playoffs is now over. Whatever benefits they believed...
  • 43 days ago
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GM outlines Knicks’ goals for when Porzingis returns

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks general manager Scott Perry said he met with Kristaps Porzingis late Tuesday and told him his job will be to make sure when the All-Star gets back, he’s got a better team to come back to. “[It’s] very tough news to swallow,’’ Perry said Wednesday at the Tarrytown practice facility. “A tough day for...
  • 43 days ago
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Could the Porzingis-less Knicks make a run at the No. 1 pick?

NY Post (Corey Masisak) — For some sports fans, college basketball takes center stage the day after the Super Bowl. For Knicks fans, it happened one day after that. A torn ACL for Kristaps Porzingis should end any hope of a late-season playoff push for the Knicks. Now, there’s something else for Knicks fans to focus on — where they...
  • 43 days ago
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The Knicks’ Porzingis shocker just changed everything

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry woke up to the hardest job in sports Wednesday. “The Franchise’’ has a torn ACL, imperiling the franchise’s future, perhaps wasting a full year of progress. So much of this rebuild was based on the 7-3 lanky Latvian turning into a superstar and getting stronger this summer with a...
  • 43 days ago
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This is Kristaps Porzingis’ face of heartbreak

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The next day the grimace was gone. Kristaps Porzingis just looked frustrated. The 7-foot-3 Knicks unicorn looked almost ordinary squeezed into a lobby-room chair at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, just another patient for just another surgery. The 22-year-old, in black sweatpants and a white sweatshirt with his hood up, was spotted exclusively Wednesday...
  • 43 days ago
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Knicks trading Willy Hernangomez to Hornets

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Willy Hernangomez got his wish. Moving quickly after the devastating Kristaps Porzingis injury Tuesday, the Knicks will deal Hernangomez to Charlotte, Yahoo Sports reported on Wednesday, a day before the NBA trade deadline. In return, the Knicks are receiving 6-foot-9 forward Johnny O’Bryant and two future second-round picks, ESPN reported. Hernangomez, a first-team All Rookie...
  • 43 days ago
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Carmelo reacts to ‘little brother’ Kristaps Porzingis’ devastation

NY Post (Kyle Schnitzer) — Players around the league have shared their concern and shock after the news of Kristaps Porzingis’ torn ACL broke, but it probably hit Carmelo Anthony harder than most. “Yeah, it’s sad, man. It’s sad,” Anthony said when asked about his former Knicks teammate’s injury after the Thunder routed the Warriors, 125-105, on Tuesday night. “I...
  • 43 days ago
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Porzingis’ season-ending injury crushes fellow NBAers

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Knicks fans weren’t the only ones crushed by the news Kristaps Porzingis will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Numerous NBA players shared their shock, anger and sadness Tuesday night, after learning that one of the sport’s youngest and fastest-rising stars would be sidelined for a significant period of time. Porzingis,...
  • 44 days ago
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Tim Hardaway Jr. avoids serious leg injury after early exit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As if Kristaps Porzingis’ season-ending torn ACL wasn’t bad enough, it could have been worse for the Knicks. Tim Hardaway Jr. may have escaped serious damage when he got kicked by Giannis Antetokounmpo in the lower left leg — the same exact spot in which he suffered a stress reaction. Hardaway limped out with 6:23...
  • 44 days ago
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Grisly silence as the Knicks’ present and future goes down

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The roar was barely out of 19,812 mouths, a dot of delight in a darkening landscape. Kristaps Porzingis had just delivered a genuine poster-ization of Giannis Antetokounmpo (who had one of his own later on), dunking over the Greek Freak. Man, did Madison Square Garden want to let loose there. And in an instant, in...
  • 44 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis out for season with torn ACL

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis’ has torn his ACL, the Knicks announced in a statement, ending the season for the Knicks’ All-Star forward. Porzingis needed to be helped off the court and brought to the locker room with 8:46 left in the second quarter after he landed awkwardly on a dunk Tuesday at the Garden. Porzingis went up...
  • 44 days ago
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Willy Hernangomez: I love New York, but I want to play above all

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Willy Hernangomez is ready to leave New York, even if he doesn’t want to. Following a report that Hernangomez’s representatives requested that the Knicks trade the rarely used, second-year center before Thursday’s trade deadline, the 23-year-old spoke before Tuesday night’s 103-89 loss to the Bucks, hoping for any resolution, which results in the big man...
  • 44 days ago
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Knicks lose much more than a game in nightmare night at MSG

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Knicks without Kristaps Porzingis is a scary thought. It’s an even scarier sight. Providing a preview of what the rest of the season could look like without their lone All-Star, the Knicks unraveled following a knee injury to their franchise player, and dropped their fourth straight game, allowing an early nine-point lead to become...
  • 44 days ago
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