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Kevin Knox, bumped from starting lineup, is a non-factor in Knicks' loss as questions about effort remain

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — A day after both Kevin Knox and his coach acknowledged issues with his inconsistent efforts, the rookie was removed from the starting lineup and played sparingly in Tuesday’s 118-114 defeat to the Blazers. Knox managed just two points in 13 minutes, missing two 3-point attempts. Fizdale said he...
  • 20 days ago
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David Fizdale changes Knicks starting lineup once again, inserting Mario Hezonja and Enes Kanter

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — By trial and (mostly) error, David Fizdale arrived at yet another lineup for his reeling Knicks. And this one went against his message. After weeks of preaching development through growing pains for his young players – “throw them into the fire,” has been the coach’s mantra – Fizdale removed three...
  • 20 days ago
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Kevin Durant tells hecklers to 'shut the f--- up' as possible Knicks free agent target sees drama-filled season rage on

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — If only he could turn to burner accounts in real life. Kevin Durant told fans on Saturday to “Watch the f—— game and shut the f—” after a few heckles, one of which reportedly included the spectators calling the possible Knicks free agent target a “cupcake.” The Mavs ended up taking down the Warriors...
  • 20 days ago
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David Fizdale waves white flag, says Knicks aren't worried about winning

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — It’s mid-November, just about a month into the NBA season, and David Fizdale has already stopped worrying about the grim record. Riding a five-game losing streak heading into Tuesday’s game against the Blazers, the coach asked for his players to face the reality that winning is not the priority. ...
  • 21 days ago
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Kevin Knox's effort issues with Knicks have followed him from Kentucky

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kevin Knox is still working on his effort problem. It was a knock on the 19-year-old in college, commonly labeled as ‘not having a high motor.’ And that has followed Knox to the NBA, with both he and coach David Fizdale acknowledging the issue Monday after practice. “It’s up and down. Still learning...
  • 21 days ago
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Knicks bust Joakim Noah may sign with Grizzlies: report

NY Daily News (Mark Fischer) — Joakim Noah’s voluntary exile from the NBA seems to be nearing its end. The former Knicks center is in talks with the Grizzlies, The New York Times reported Monday. The Knicks rid themselves of Noah last month, waiving the former all-star after a disappointing two-season stint culminated by a heated...
  • 21 days ago
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Knicks' rally comes up short as Magic hands them fifth straight loss

NY Daily News Aaron Gordon scored 20 of his 31 points in the first quarter and the Orlando Magic held off two Knicks rallies for a 131-117 victory on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Orlando, which has won seven of nine. Jonathan Isaac added 16 points. Tim Hardaway...
  • 22 days ago
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Steph Curry's outlook on Kevin Durant-Draymond Green feud may worry Knicks fans

NY Daily News (Mark Fischer) — Steph Curry doesn’t think there’s trouble in paradise. Look away, Knicks fans. “I think the way we've handled it as a team, the way Draymond's handled it, the way KD's handled it, it's been nothing but professionalism and understanding that it's about the team,” Curry told reporters before the...
  • 22 days ago
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Anthony Davis is too much for young Knicks to handle as they suffer another fourth-quarter collapse

NY Daily News Anthony Davis scored a season-high 43 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Knicks 129-124 on Friday night. Julius Randle had 19 points and 11 rebounds, including a crucial put-back of Davis' missed free throw to make...
  • 24 days ago
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Tanks for nothing! New NBA draft lottery rules could change the way Knicks and other lousy teams chase after losses

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — With every unbelievable Zion Williamson display of athleticism, Knicks fans turn giddier about the prospect of losing every game possible. But tanking enthusiasts beware: the rules have changed. It’s no longer so rewarding to lose. Faced with widespread tanking masked as ‘rebuilding’ and ‘player...
  • 24 days ago
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Bondy: Gracious Knicks spare fans of typical early tease, head straight for dreadful

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — As bad as the Knicks finished the last three seasons, they still had hope until around mid-January. Those teams followed the same formula – a hot start, which was better than expected, followed by a total collapse. In 2015-16, they began 22-22. In 2016-17: 16-13. Last season: 17-14. It was captivating...
  • 25 days ago
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Bondy: If Kevin Durant flees Warriors, Knicks can thank Draymond Green

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The biggest competition for Kevin Durant was always thought to be the incumbent team, the Warriors. And why not? They are the two-time defending champions and the Knicks haven’t won a championship since Richard Nixon was in the White House. Except Durant has a wandering eye. The Warriors tried...
  • 25 days ago
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Knicks lineup changes flop in loss to Thunder

NY Daily News OKLAHOMA CITY — David Fizdale’s lineup changes didn’t pay off. In desperate need of better ball movement, the Knicks head coach slotted point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and small forward Kevin Knox into the starting rotation for Frank Ntilkina and Damyean Dotson. But neither move worked as Paul George...
  • 26 days ago
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Trey Burke is 'praying' for a swift recovery for Michigan teammate and Nets star Caris LeVert

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Like the rest of us non-sadists out there, Trey Burke didn’t want to watch Caris LeVert’s injury. There were enough warnings out there to know it was grotesque. Cringe-worthy. But LeVert is one of Burke’s closest friends – “like a little brother,” he said – and the Knicks point guard was still...
  • 27 days ago
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One Knicks stat makes David Fizdale 'want to yack' as coach contemplates lineup changes

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Just before his team left for its longest road trip of the season to date, David Fizdale was contemplating another lineup change with the following vomit-inducing statistic in mind: the Knicks are dead last in the NBA in assists. And it’s not really that close. “It makes me want to yack, to be...
  • 27 days ago
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