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Knicks seeking to do better with this second-round pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks president Phil Jackson mostly bombed with his second-round picks. Current Knicks general manager Scott Perry will try to reverse the trend Thursday with the 36th selection, acquired in the Carmelo Anthony deal. The only second-rounder Jackson has a shot with is his 2017 pick, shooting guard Damyean Dotson, who still has promise. Willy...
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NBA mock draft: Knicks stay safe as gambles don’t tumble

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — It’s the night every NBA hopeful dreams of, the night NBA executives long for, the night NBA writers can’t wait to end: the NBA draft. So that brings us to The Post’s last mock draft for the 2018 event, which begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Barclays Center. It’s an exercise in guesswork in which...
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Kyle O’Quinn opts out of Knicks deal, but isn’t necessarily gone

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As expected, Knicks backup center Kyle O’Quinn opted out of the final year of his $4.3M contract, a source confirmed. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean the Knicks are out of the picture to bring back O’Quinn, especially if center Enes Kanter follows suit. Indications are the Knicks will investigate re-signing O’Quinn for a more lucrative one-year...
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Knicks talked trade-up to 4, with defensive force in play

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Coming home felt different this time. Mohamed Bamba couldn’t put his finger on it, but as his plane descended upon the city and he saw the skyline from his airplane window, a different emotion rushed across his 7-foot frame. “It was like a homecoming,” he said Wednesday, on the eve of the NBA draft. And...
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The temptations lurking who would jolt this Knicks draft

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The cord is officially cut Thursday night. For real, and for good, the lasting stain of Phil Jackson will be removed from the Knicks. It was two days shy of a year ago that Jackson conducted his final official duties with the Knicks, drafting Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 pick, declining to trade Kristaps...
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Where Knicks are leaning on eve of NBA draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — On the eve of Thursday’s draft, Villanova junior Mikal Bridges, a Philly native, called New York his “second home.” GM Scott Perry, running his first draft for the Knicks and essentially with more power than he’s ever had, is eyeing making New York Bridges’ permanent home. It would be a very safe pick for a...
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Knicks’ London return comes with Porzingis question

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Will the Latvian be good for London? The Knicks will make their third trip to London since the 2012-13 season when they face the Wizards on Jan. 17, according to a promo on NBA.com and confirmed by sources. The big question is whether their star European, Kristaps Porzingis, will be on the court. Porzingis is...
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Kevin Knox’s draft stock rises with Knicks, 76ers intrigued

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CAMDEN, N.J. — Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox believes he showed the Knicks staff plenty of reasons to draft him ninth Thursday night during his workout 10 days ago in Tarrytown. But Knox is taking no chances, and visited the 76ers’ new training headquarters Tuesday for a second get-together. The Sixers have the No. 10...
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Trae Young sees the Knicks upside of a draft slip

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Point guard Trae Young said falling to nine in Thursday’s draft can still be “a great situation” because he would wind up a Knick and playing for new coach David Fizdale. Appearing on WFAN to promote a new endorsement deal, the Oklahoma freshman guard often compared to Stephen Curry said his workout with the Knicks...
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Nate Robinson: Larry Brown bullied me to tears

NY Post (Jake Nisse) — Most Knicks have positive memories of Nate Robinson, the diminutive point guard who spent five seasons with the team until departing for the Celtics. But it seems Robinson doesn’t view his time with the team through the same rose-colored lenses, as he opened up to Bleacher Report about the abuse he suffered at the hands...
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Enes Kanter ironically has a LeBron plan

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — Enes Kanter is pleading for a reason to take a paycut. The center knows it’s a pipe dream, but it’s a pipe dream he’s exploring in attempting to lure LeBron James to the Knicks. “I’m trying,” Kanter told The Athletic in a story published Sunday. “I don’t want to say it’s possible, whatever, but I’m...
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Kentucky youngster works his way onto Knicks’ draft radar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The hype has hit overdrive for Kentucky freshman small forward Kevin Knox. Kevin Knox Sr., Knox’s father and manager, told The Post he believes the Knicks are considering taking his son with the ninth pick in Thursday’s draft. According to an NBA source, Knox got the better of Michigan State’s Miles Bridges, another projected lottery...
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Clyde Frazier touts Porzingis, makes Knicks draft request

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Walt Frazier joined forces with probable No. 1 Deandre Ayton Monday at a pop-up shop across the street from Barclays Center — site of Thursday’s Draft. A new run of Puma Clyde sneakers are back and the sneaker company, in its bid to plunge back into basketball, has added the versatile center as its top...
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Enes Kanter’s dad becomes pawn in Turkey’s fight with Knicks center

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Enes Kanter’s father, Dr. Mehmet Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Turkish government, who issued an arrest warrant for him. The charges are unclear. He is likely to be brought into custody this morning, according to Bleacher Report. The Knicks center, who has been an outspoken critic of Recep Tyrrip...
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How Mikal Bridges’ mom raised the Knicks’ ideal draft pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tyneeha Rivers is usually the interviewer as vice president of human resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertaining, hiring and recruiting employees for the 76ers and Devils. Just a day earlier, her 21-year-old son, Villanova standout Mikal Bridges, auditioned for the 76ers at their new training headquarters in Camden, N.J., where Rivers’ office is located....
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