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Why Knicks must resist the Trae Young temptation

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina couldn’t legally enjoy a beer Wednesday in Boston as he sat in the stands at TD Garden watching Game 5 of Celtics-Cavaliers with a small team contingent. In fact, Ntilikina, 19, won’t be able to do that until the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals — he’s 14 months from turning 21. Ntilikina sat...
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Kristaps Porzingis was ‘very bad with police’: Latvian tennis star

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Going home hasn’t always been beneficial for Kristaps Porzingis. Last year, he had his driver’s license suspended, according to a New York Times profile on countrywoman and tennis star Jelena Ostapenko, citing Latvian news reports. The two like to drive fast, and in Latvia, the speed limits are low, roughly 30 miles an hour in...
  • 24 days ago
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The night John Starks soared into Knicks lore, and fans’ hearts

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Maybe you have to be of a certain age to understand why that moment resonates so. Maybe you have to remember what it was like in New York City on the evening of Tuesday, May 25, 1993, what the Knicks meant to the city at that moment, how Madison Square Garden really did feel like...
  • 25 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis finally breaks silence on David Fizdale’s hiring

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It doesn’t seem Kristaps Porzingis is holding a Marc Gasol grudge. In breaking his silence since the Knicks hired David Fizdale, Porzingis on Thursday tweeted from Europe that he’s finally spoken to the new coach — and has positive reviews. “Just had a great conversation on the phone with Coach Fiz. Man im excited!!!!! Lets...
  • 25 days ago
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Amar’e Stoudemire wants one more NBA shot

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Don’t call it a career for Amar’e Stoudemire just yet. Despite having retired from the NBA in 2016, Stoudemire told The Michael Kay Show on Wednesday that he’s considering a return. “That would be reality,” Stoudemire reportedly said when asked whether he’s thinking comeback. At 35 years old, two seasons removed from playing in the...
  • 25 days ago
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Local hero may get homecoming on David Fizdale’s Knicks staff

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — New Knicks head coach David Fizdale is casting a wide net looking for assistant coaches, but the search still has a decidedly local flavor. New York City native Royal Ivey, an assistant coach on the Thunder, interviewed with the Knicks recently. The Knicks also are speaking with New Jersey native and former Nets assistant Pat...
  • 26 days ago
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David Fizdale’s playoff trip telling sign for one young Knick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Road trip! Knicks coach David Fizdale is taking Frank Ntilikina and some of his young charges to Boston for Wednesday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden, according to an NBA source. Fizdale, whose stated goal is to establish “great relationships” with his players, will bring along two of his young point...
  • 26 days ago
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The lone Frank Ntilikina surprise in NBA’s All-Rookie voting

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Somebody thought the Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina was worthy of All-Rookie second-team honors. Of course, that solo vote didn’t mean a whole heckuva lot. Utah forward Donovan Mitchell, the 13th pick in last June’s NBA draft, and Philadelphia guard/forward Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in 2016 who sat out an entire season with injury, were...
  • 27 days ago
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Tom Izzo thinks Miles Bridges is a ‘weirdo’ Knicks could use

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Miles Bridges’ decision to return to Michigan State for his sophomore year upset his mother, stunned his coach and made national headlines. The dynamic Big 10 Freshman of the Year was projected a mid-to-late lottery pick after what figured as a one-and-done college career. Miles’ mother, Cynthia, was set to quit her job as a...
  • 28 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina ready to prove his worth to new Knicks coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — “The French Prince’’ has arrived in New York. Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina’s unofficial start to his second NBA season begins Monday when he huddles for the first time with new coach David Fizdale at the team’s Tarrytown facility, according to an NBA source. Ntilikina, 19, flew in from France on Sunday after spending the...
  • 29 days ago
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Harlem star with huge wingspan unlikely to fall to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Harlem’s Mohamed Bamba set a wingspan record for the NBA Draft Combine, measuring at 7-foot-9¾. The shot-blocking center who played at Texas has helped his stock so dramatically the Knicks know they have no shot at Bamba falling to No. 9. Bamba, a probable top-five pick in June’s draft, was born and raised...
  • 29 days ago
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Bob McAdoo: Knicks know David Fizdale got raw deal in Memphis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo, who worked alongside David Fizdale in Miami for eight-plus years, said he believes the Knicks need to let Fizdale be Fizdale. After working under Miami president Pat Riley for 22 years, McAdoo is as old-school as it gets. The former Knicks All-Star center from the late 1970s still...
  • 30 days ago
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It might not matter to Knicks if Trae Young is best player in draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Oklahoma point guard Trae Young, who claimed himself the best player in the NBA draft, isn’t sure yet if he will grant a private workout to the Knicks, who have the ninth pick. Under the draft combine rules, the Knicks requested Young, who became one of their 20 interviewees Friday. It’s hard to...
  • 30 days ago
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John Calipari talks up freshman as worthwhile Knicks project

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — John Calipari admitted his freshman small forward Kevin Knox is a project, but if the Knicks drafted him at 9, the Kentucky coach said he believes he could become a better player than the more established Mikal Bridges in three years. The outspoken Kentucky coach said maybe it’s time for Knicks brass to...
  • 30 days ago
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Duke’s NBA draft sleeper tries to quiet Knicks’ Porzingis fears

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — It was saved as the final question of Duke big man Wendell Carter’s interview with the Knicks on Friday morning. Because it is by far the only question that really matters. The Duke center, who played alongside likely top-three lottery pick Marvin Bagley III, was asked by general manager Scott Perry how he...
  • 31 days ago
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