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Remember Knicks Fans, Basketball is a Global Sport

NY Times (MICHAEL POWELL) — Our occasional xenophobic impulse is a curious affliction as the N.B.A. is awash in superb players from other countries, more than a few of whom are European.
  • 66 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis Raises Eyebrows, Including Carmelo Anthony’s

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Carmelo Anthony, 31, who has four years and nearly $102 million remaining on his contract, would apparently prefer not to wait for the Knicks’ top selection to pan out.
  • 66 days ago
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Fran Fraschilla of ESPN Speaks Only English, but He’s Fluent in Foreign Scouting

NY Times (ZACH SCHONBRUN) — Fraschilla traveled an unlikely path to become ESPN’s go-to source of information on international basketball prospects during the N.B.A draft.
  • 66 days ago
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Winners and Losers in the 2015 N.B.A. Draft

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — It will be years before this draft can be properly evaluated, but the Lakers and the Heat, based on their draft order and selections, seemed to do the best.
  • 67 days ago
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In N.B.A. Draft, Knicks Take a Break From Catering to Carmelo Anthony

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — If the Knicks’ drafting of Kristaps Porzingis made any bold statement on Thursday, it was that appeasing Anthony was at least temporarily on hold.
  • 67 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by Knicks With Fourth Overall Pick

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Porzingis, a 6-foot-11 forward from Latvia who has spent the past three seasons with Cajasol Seville of the Spanish league, is regarded as a player with huge potential but may need time to develop.
  • 67 days ago
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A Reporter Obsessed: Seeing The Triangle From All Sides

NY Times (JASON STALLMAN) — Why did the Sports section run thousands of words dedicated to basketball’s triangle offense? Jason Stallman, the editor of the Sports desk, explains.
  • 68 days ago
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N.B.A. Draft: Kristaps Porzingis and Rabid Fans Will Test Jackson’s Patience

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — Does Phil Jackson, one and a half years into his presidency of the Knicks, dare take Porzingis, a 19-year-old who could at best be the next Dirk Nowitzki but at worst the next Nikoloz Tskitishvili?
  • 68 days ago
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Phil Jackson’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived

NY Times (MICHAEL POWELL) — By late August, after the N.B.A. draft and free agency, we will be able to truly draw the measure of Phil Jackson, an entertaining and confounding, intelligent and frustrating character.
  • 68 days ago
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Can the Knicks Find Their Dolph Schayes in the N.B.A. Draft?

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — New York has had a checkered record when selecting with the No.4 overall pick in the draft.
  • 69 days ago
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Future Is About to Arrive for Phil Jackson and the Knicks

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Decisions on what to do in Thursday’s N.B.A. draft and in free agency will soon reshape the team.
  • 69 days ago
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Phil Jackson Talks About N.B.A. Draft, Carmelo Anthony and More

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — In an interview, Jackson, the Knicks president, and his general manager, Steve Mills, spoke about their preparation for next week’s N.B.A. draft.
  • 74 days ago
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Rangers Stand Tall in a City Where Losing Has Become a Habit

NY Times (BILL PENNINGTON) — In a period when New York’s other professional sports teams have struggled, the Rangers, even without a championship, have had a commendable run.
  • 95 days ago
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Liberty’s Isiah Thomas Draws Attention, and Questions

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Eight years after a court found that Thomas had harassed a female executive when he was the Knicks’ president, he is officially in charge of a W.N.B.A. team.
  • 102 days ago
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A Strong Postseason for the (Former) Knicks

NY Times J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Timofey Mozgov, Pablo Prigioni, Trevor Ariza and David Lee are still making contributions for other teams in these playoffs.
  • 103 days ago
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