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Enes Kanter hints at Knicks opt-out in nostalgic Thunder cameo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter was back in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, sitting in the stands at Chesapeake Energy Arena, watching the Thunder stay alive after rallying from 25 points down. Who knows if, on July 1, Kanter isn’t back in OKC, talking officially to Thunder management about a return? In an interview with the Norman (Okla.) Transcript,...
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Even GM behind Budenholzer split gives strong endorsement

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Hawks GM Travis Schlenk said at a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday the official divorce with Mike Budenholzer was “harmonious” and “was as mutual as a parting can be.’’ “Coach Bud didn’t quit on this group, our players didn’t quit on him,’’ Schlenk said. “He wants to move forward with his career.” That could...
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Mike Breen: Mark Jackson would be good for Knicks, tough for me

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — ESPN play-by-play man Mike Breen talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Mark Jackson’s chances with the Knicks, the rise of the 76ers and the return of Rajon Rondo. Q: What do you think makes Jackson a good coach? A: He has a great basketball mind. He had it as a player and then he...
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Larry Brown bullish on Mudiay if he gets in ‘unbelievable’ shape

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks coach Larry Brown, who was close to a commitment from Emmanuel Mudiay to play at SMU, said the only thing standing in the 22-year-old point guard’s way to excellence is getting in “unbelievable’’ shape. Brown still is in contact with the Mudiays. Jean-Micheal Mudiay, Emmanuel’s brother, played for Brown at SMU. But his...
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Knicks’ marquee coaching target leaves his other team

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Mike Budenholzer is free to join the team he wants to coach — if the Knicks’ feeling is mutual. The Hawks and Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons, ESPN reported Wednesday night, meaning the Knicks could hire him as their next head coach rather than offer compensation in a trade. He...
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Knicks’ Jay Wright pipe dream is officially dead

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks’ list of eight interviewees could expand, but there will be no interview with Villanova stud coach Jay Wright. According to an NBA source, the Knicks will not speak to Wright to conclude an exhaustive coaching search that has now taken them to Europe for David Blatt. But the search won’t take Knicks president...
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Kenny Smith: How TNT job has set me up for Knicks success

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kenny Smith may be a long-shot candidate for the Knicks’ coaching job, but he doesn’t sound like one — saying he believes he’s “ready’’ to leave Charles Barkley and run the Knicks. The TNT broadcasting mainstay, who won two NBA titles as a Rockets point guard, said his Knicks interview Friday was “fun,’’ and that...
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Ex-Knicks point guard chooses Nets’ youth to coach

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Nets are adding to their coaching staff, with The Post learning ex-Knick Pablo Prigioni will join the group. He will aid in development, especially helping to groom a glut of young point guards who will be key in their rebuilding process. The Knicks also had interest in hiring Prigioni, who spent 2012-15 in the...
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Knicks should feel lucky Mike Budenholzer wants their job

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — All indications are Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer wants the Knicks. And according to a random sampling of NBA scouts and executives, the feeling should be mutual. “He’d be good there,” said one Western Conference scout. “I’m just looking at the [reported] list of the people they’ve talked to, he would have to be at the...
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Joakim Noah emerges from Knicks exile looking different

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — It’s uncertain where Joakim Noah’s NBA career goes from here, but his beard game isn’t past its prime. The exiled Knicks forward checked in from the wilderness somewhere, sporting a blond beard and wavy long hair, without his preferred ponytail. The two-time All-Star is almost recognizable from the player who has spent 11 seasons in...
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Knicks’ coaching choice is obvious to this Hall of Famer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Larry Brown, the Hall of Famer and ex-Knicks coach from Long Beach, has read the list of the team’s coaching candidates and can’t think of anyone whose credentials top Mike Woodson’s. Brown, Woodson and Knicks general manager Scott Perry were together in Detroit in the early 2000s during glorious times for the Pistons. Perry was...
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Mike Budenholzer wants Knicks job because he’s sick of losing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mike Budenholzer is genuinely interested in the Knicks’ job, according to an NBA source who has spoken to the Hawks coach. “New York’s his top choice,’’ the NBA source said. “If they offered him the job, he’d say yes. He wants to live in New York.’’ Moreover, Budenholzer appears so disillusioned with the current Hawks’...
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David Blatt wants redemption after LeBron James fiasco

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The unseemly details of former Cavaliers coach David Blatt’s sour relationship with LeBron James in Cleveland were spelled out in a recent book, “Return of The King.’’ In an interview published Saturday in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz and translated from Hebrew, Blatt declined to talk about the book but admitted he didn’t “realize my potential’’...
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David Lee knew guard the Knicks passed on could be great player

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knick David Lee doesn’t want a piece of Donovan Mitchell’s potential Rookie of the Year Award, but he wouldn’t turn down a piece of his next contract. Lee, soon heading off to the French Open with his fiancée, Caroline Wozniacki, recalled Mitchell attended his annual kids camp in Chappaqua for four straight years and...
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Knicks to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks plan to meet with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Both parties appear ready to move on as the Hawks embark on a massive rebuilding process. Indications are Budenholzer is upset at losing some personnel power. The Hawks, in turn, likely don’t want to pay Budenholzer for the two years...
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