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Watch Knicks stud Dennis Smith Jr. dunk over J. Cole

NY Daily News (Mark Fischer) — J. Cole is used to putting on shows. None, though, quite like this. The famed rapper, clad in a tie-dye hoodie, looked terrified as newly-acquired Knick Dennis Smith Jr. came barreling down on him during Saturday’s NBA All-Star Dunk contest. Smith Jr., donning J. Cole’s high school basketball jersey,...
  • 33 days ago
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Adam Silver is sick of teams like the Knicks tanking

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CHARLOTTE – The tanking strategy, such as the Knicks have plainly instituted, is “corrosive” and detrimental to the organization, according to NBA commissioner Adam Silver. With his new anti-tanking rules clearly not deterring in their first year of implementation, Silver urged for a wait-and-see...
  • 33 days ago
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New Knick Dennis Smith Jr.'s dunks will be influenced by J. Cole and Baron Davis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CHARLOTTE — Dennis Smith Jr.’s dunks Saturday night will be touched by the premier lyricist. J. Cole has been part of the creation process for Smith Jr., who has been bouncing ideas off the platinum-selling rapper in a group text. J. Cole and his manager, Ibrahim Hamad, were part of this process. ...
  • 33 days ago
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Anthony Davis says Knicks are on his list of preferred destinations as NBA star gets candid during All-Star weekend

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CHARLOTTE — Anthony Davis confirmed the Knicks are among his preferred destinations in a candid interview ahead of the All-Star game. The Pelicans forward, who has formally requested a trade, added that the Lakers, Bucks and, most surprisingly, the Celtics are also on his list. “You want to take...
  • 33 days ago
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Kevin Knox says Zion Williamson is more than just a highlight reel

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CHARLOTTE – Like most Duke basketball observers, Kevin Knox is struck by the sheer size and athleticism of Zion Williamson. But Knox, an admitted NCAA junkie, also recognizes Williamson is more than just a gigantic leaping highlight reel. “A lot of people say he can’t shoot, can’t do all this....
  • 34 days ago
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Knicks' franchise-worst losing streak mercifully ends at 18

NY Daily News Dennis Smith Jr. scored 19 points and the Knicks snapped a franchise-worst, 18-game losing streak with a 106-91 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. The Knicks ended their longest skid within a single season with their first victory since Jan. 4 at the Los Angeles Lakers. They hold...
  • 35 days ago
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SHOCKER! Knicks lose again

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — This is embarrassing. This is offensive. Eighteen straight losses. EIGHTEEN. The Knicks, at bare minimum, were supposed to show signs of improvement throughout this season. They were supposed to establish an identity of “defense-first.” They were supposed to win a game at home in the calendar year...
  • 36 days ago
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Knicks didn't bother scouting Giannis Antetokounmpo because of course

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks didn’t even scout the best draft pick of the last six years. According to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s agent Giorgos Panou, all-but-one team few to Greece to scout the Greek Freak ahead of the 2013 draft. “Scouts started flying to Greece. Every day,” Panou said on TNT’s documentary, “Finding...
  • 36 days ago
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Knicks deliver one last Kristaps Porzingis dagger, erase Latvian Day

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks no longer care about Latvians. The team scrapped its second annual Latvian Heritage Day, according to a source, which was scheduled for Feb. 24 at the Garden. Kristaps Porzingis isn't ready for the truth to come out » Last year the Knicks celebrated Latvian Heritage Night by bringing...
  • 36 days ago
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Enes Kanter joins Trail Blazers, finally gets his wish after Knicks breakup

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Enes Kanter got his wish: he’s playing for a winning team. The free agent center, waived by the Knicks last week, announced Wednesday that he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers. He’ll presumably back up Jusuf Nurkic as the Blazers (33-23) make a push for home court advantage in the playoffs. ...
  • 36 days ago
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Is Kevin Durant too sensitive to handle the New York media? Knick killer Reggie Miller weighs in

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kevin Durant needs a thicker skin if he’s coming to the Knicks. That was the message from TNT analyst Reggie Miller, who has extensive experience with the New York media and fans during his time as the Knicks’ No. 1 villain of the '90s. Durant blew up at the Golden State media last week because...
  • 37 days ago
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Knicks lose franchise-worst 17th straight game, which is really just a win

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — The Knicks have gone from just plain bad to historically awful. And it’s barely even bothering their fans. They lost a franchise-worst 17th straight game on Monday night with a 107-104 defeat to the Cavaliers, one of the only teams in the league the Knicks actually had a decent chance to beat. ...
  • 38 days ago
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Mario Hezonja gives Knicks fans something to watch for a brief moment

NY Daily News (Scott Chiusano) — There haven’t been many highlights for the Knicks this season, but Mario Hezonja provided one Monday night. He drove baseline unimpeded and rose to the rim with Cleveland’s Marquese Chriss coming from the help side to jump with him. But Hezonja had all the momentum and cocked his right arm back,...
  • 38 days ago
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Kevin Durant's excuse for getting mad at the media is beyond ironic

NY Daily News (Carron J. Phillips) — Kevin Durant went on a media tour to explain his bashing of the media. After not speaking to the media for nine days, the Warriors star blew up on the media for speculating on his upcoming free agency plans — which could include the Knicks — during a press conference last week after the Warriors...
  • 38 days ago
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Dennis Smith Jr. brings the Knicks hope. But he must also develop a plan

NY Daily News (Steve Jones Jr.) — In the aftermath of the shocking trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas, Dennis Smith Jr. has produced a pair of thrilling, high-scoring games: back-to-back 25 and 31 point outings against Detroit, a top 10 defense. As the only long-term prospect New York acquired in the deal, Smith's continued...
  • 38 days ago
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