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A glimpse at what the Porzingis era will look like for Knicks

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — OKLAHOMA CITY — At the ripe old grizzled age of 22, Kristaps Porzingis already has played — endured? — two Knicks seasons in New York. He became many things to Knicks fans because of his 7-foot-3 length, perimeter shooting skills and explosiveness at the rim. The Future. The Hope. The Cornerstone. But no matter what...
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‘No more Knicks talk’: Carmelo gets closure with emphatic ‘W’

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Less than one game-time minute had passed and Carmelo Anthony accepted a Russell Westbrook pass on the right side and launched an open 3-pointer. The Thunder were up on the Knicks, 3-0. “It felt good,” Anthony said. “I was actually surprised the first shot was that wide open. Glad it went in...
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One Knicks building block didn’t play much in opener

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Center Willy Hernangomez, the young building block who was a first-team All-Rookie selection, found himself out of the rotation in the season opener Thursday versus the Thunder. As expected Enes Kanter started and Kyle O’Quinn got 22 minutes as the backup. With 3:46 left, Hernangomez was put in during garbage time of...
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Knicks no match for Carmelo, Thunder in opening-night dud

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Kristaps Porzingis bested Carmelo Anthony, but that was the only thing that went right for the Knicks. Anthony didn’t have a very good performance in the first game of his new life, but he had a very good cast, led by Russell Westbrook’s triple-double (21 points, 16 assists, 10 rebounds). Porzingis outplayed...
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MSG would do better without Rangers, Knicks: investor

NY Post (Carleton English) — The Knicks and Rangers aren’t the only franchises at Madison Square Garden not playing up to their potential, one Wall Street investor said Thursday. The Garden itself is underperforming — and James Dolan should take decisive action to bring full value to shareholders, according to Samantha Greenberg of the Margate Capital hedge fund. Greenberg, speaking...
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Kristaps Porzingis has three lofty goals for this season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Kristaps Porzingis has lofty individual goals that go beyond making his first All-Star Game — which he made known over the summer. In an interview with the Players Tribune, Porzingis listed two other honors in his sights — one likely unreachable considering his defensive rebounding numbers. “As far as individual goals …...
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Jeff Hornacek desperately wants to turn page on Carmelo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY – Jeff Hornacek declined to get into a war of words with Carmelo Anthony, but made an indirect dig about his former star. Hornack said this season’s team is “really committed to doing the right things.’’ In an interview with The Post and two other New York-area papers ahead of Thursday’s showdown between...
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The critical advice one ex-Knicks coach gave to GM Scott Perry

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — It’s a good time to start a rebuild, and the Knicks finally seem ready to commit to one. That’s the current state of the top-heavy NBA with another season tipping off this week. “The Knicks are going to be in the same position as 28 other teams and that’s looking up to the Golden State...
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Knicks-Thunder Melodrama comes to head in teams’ opener

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s the Knicks season opener, but it’s also “The Melo Bowl.’’ Carmelo Anthony believes his broken marriage isn’t over until he gets through with the Knicks on Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. “Melo wants this, as he should,” Paul George, his new OKC partner in crime, said. “Melo wants this game and...
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Enes Kanter will have a lot on his mind in ‘emotional’ Knicks debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s an emotional time for Enes Kanter. His former Utah teammate, Gordon Hayward, suffered one of the most gruesome on-court injuries in recent years Tuesday, after which the Knicks center tweeted his prayers. And his former Thunder teammates are ready to do battle Thursday in the Knicks’ season opener at Chesapeake Arena, where Kanter toiled...
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Carmelo Anthony: I was ‘stabbed in the back’ by Knicks

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony still does not know how or exactly when it all went so bad in New York. But even though he was “stabbed in the back,” he still was prepared to return to the Knicks this season. “I always envisioned myself coming back even when I was being pushed out,” Anthony...
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What to expect from Frank Ntilikina in his NBA debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina said he’s “100 percent” to go for his NBA debut but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek cautioned about the rookie’s playing time in the season opener Thursday in Oklahoma City. “We have some guys at the point guard spot so hopefully we can get him in there some minutes,” Hornacek said....
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Knicks brass took a field trip to learn from one of NFL’s best

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When the Knicks staged training camp in late September, there were a handful of sessions open to families of players and staff. It was a new concept for the Knicks — gleaned from one of sports’ model franchises, the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and new general manager Scott Perry attended...
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Shaq: Knicks players failed Phil Jackson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Shaquille O’Neal says Phil Jackson meant well, but his cardinal sin during his three-year, three-month stint as Knicks president was trusting that millennial NBA players would adapt to the selfless aspects of the triangle. In a conference call promoting TNT’s coverage, O’Neal supported Jackson’s attempt at resurrecting the Knicks while Charles Barkley said he got...
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Kristaps Porzingis: I’ll guard Carmelo, but it won’t be easy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The mentor will square off against the master in Oklahoma City on Thursday night in the Knicks’ deliciously compelling season opener. With Carmelo Anthony lining up at power forward in the Thunder’s smallball lineup, Porzingis said he will defend his former teammate at the outset. At 7’3, Porzingis has the height advantage, but the 6’8...
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