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Bar has been set for Knicks’ point guard solution

NY Post (George Willis) — There was a moment in the fourth quarter Saturday night at the Garden where it looked like the Knicks has found their backcourt of the future. Frank Ntilikina intercepted a lazy, cross-court pass and quickly fed the ball to Trey Burke. The speedy guard with the tight cornrows raced up-court, slashed past Celtics defender Terry...
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Troy Williams making most of his Knicks 10-day audition

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Troy Williams is making the most of every second — let alone these 10 days. Signed to a 10-day contract Wednesday, Williams, the 6-foot-7 athletic small forward, played the entire fourth quarter of the Knicks’ 121-112 loss to the Celtics on Saturday at the Garden. He flew for 14 points in 12 minutes, shooting 6-of-9...
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Trey Burke’s heroics not enough as Kyrie Irving torches Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Wait till 2019! Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, out of West Orange, N.J., erupted for 31 points, including 15 in the third quarter, to help Boston repel the Knicks, 121-112, at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. Knicks fans only can dream Irving will bring his talent to the Garden when he’s a free agent in...
  • 61 days ago
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No regrets from either side of Carmelo Anthony trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Sunday is the five-month anniversary of the Carmelo Anthony trade to Oklahoma City. Though the first Melo-less season hasn’t panned out like the Knicks hoped, lowlighted by the catastrophic ACL injury to the Knicks’ new leading man, Kristaps Porzingis, nobody in the organization regrets the move that became official on this day five months ago....
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The next test for Knicks’ young PG trio? Kyrie Irving

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — It’s one thing to do it against guards D.J. Augustin and Shelvin Mack playing for a team that is on pace to win its 40th game sometime in the year 2020. But now the Knicks’ three-headed point guard alignment, effective Thursday at Orlando, gets to face the challenge of the Celtics and Kyrie Irving on...
  • 61 days ago
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Kyle O’Quinn denies taking illegal loan while in college

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — One of the Knicks’ guys in the middle, backup center Kyle O’Quinn, learned he is in the middle of the current FBI probe into of one of the worst-ever NCAA basketball scandals. O’Quinn on Friday defended himself and denied any involvement in the acceptance of an illegal loan. “I don’t know too much about the...
  • 62 days ago
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How Lance Thomas took the Knicks’ defense to another level

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — When the media types came over to the Knicks after practice in Tarrytown on Friday, forward Lance Thomas might have been the first guy out of the gym. He was nowhere to be found. And that is totally unlike his presence on defense for the Knicks. Look at Thursday at Orlando, especially in the second...
  • 62 days ago
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Emmanuel Mudiay’s first Knicks start has a little bit of everything

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — In his first start as a Knick on Thursday, it wasn’t Emmanuel Mudiay at his finest as he still tries to learn his new teammates. But he seemed well in sync with Tim Hardaway Jr. in a momentum-boosting play to close the first half. In the final seconds of the opening half,...
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Newest Knick displays some of his advertised ‘athleticism’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — In his final game with the Rockets organization last week, small forward Troy Williams was playing for the G-League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers. “Before about 50 fans,” Williams said. Williams, who got into just four games with the Rockets this season after going undrafted in 2016, made his Knicks debut Thursday just...
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Trey Burke, Frank Ntilikina help Knicks snap eight-game skid

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla — The All-Star break is over and so is the Knicks’ eight-game losing streak. Emmanuel Mudiay started, but the point-guard combo of Trey Burke and Frank Ntilikina finished to lead the Knicks to a second-half comeback in a 120-113 victory over the similarly lottery-bound Magic at Amway Center, a venue filled with a...
  • 63 days ago
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Knicks begin justifying why point guard move won’t be Ntilikina

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Participating in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend doesn’t buy you a ticket into the new starting lineup, apparently. Rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina is emerging from his experience in Los Angles in the same role he had before heading West — coming off the bench. Coach Jeff Hornacek’s expected move...
  • 63 days ago
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Former slam dunk champion ‘excited’ to be a Knick

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Hey, you want an athlete, go sign a dunk contest winner. So the Knicks did. Troy Williams, a listed 6-foot-7 small forward recently released by the Rockets, officially signed his 10-day contract with the Knicks on Wednesday and practiced with the team in Tarrytown. Among the items on Williams’ résumé is the 2017 D-League Dunk...
  • 63 days ago
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‘It’s going to take a few years’: Hornacek talks Knicks future

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The plan all along was develop and grow. Then the Knicks did the darndest thing. They won. But that didn’t last. Reality, injuries and a schedule that made them leave the Garden occasionally kicked in — and kicked them in the butt. So 23 games remain while phrases like “likely won’t be back” or “coaching...
  • 64 days ago
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It looks like Knicks decided who gets first shot at point guard

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The formal part of Knicks practice was over Wednesday. Some players hoisted shots, some did interviews on camera. Off to the side, Jeff Hornacek huddled with Emmanuel Mudiay, who at the end of the talk put in additional running. On Tuesday night, Mudiay worked often with the first unit, a task he repeated the next...
  • 64 days ago
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Emmanuel Mudiay, Frank Ntilikina about to get major look

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Youth will be served. At point guard for the Knicks. With 23 games remaining in a Knicks season going nowhere, a big part of what remains will be the development of their young point guards, rookie first-round pick Frank Ntilikina, 19, and trade-deadline acquisition Emmanuel Mudiay, 21. Throw in 25-year-old Trey Burke and there’s not...
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