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Enes Kanter’s assassination fears are Turkey ‘smear campaign’: Turkoglu

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Turkish center Enes Kanter is back on the defensive after fellow countryman and former NBA forward Hedo Turkoglu ripped him on Twitter for Kanter’s recent comments about the Turkish dictator regarding his canceled trip to London. Turkoglu said Kanter’s comments are “irrational,” and he’s on a “political smear campaign.” Kanter said late...
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Fizdale promises Enes Kanter he has a place in Knicks rotation

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Knicks coach David Fizdale said he had no problems with Enes Kanter missing the London game Jan. 17 versus the Wizards because he fears for his safety. “We’ll obviously miss not having him, but it is what it is,” Fizdale said after practice at the NIKE campus. “We’ll try to go out...
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Kevin Knox is giving a whole new meaning to rookie growing pains

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — This has been a growing year for Kevin Knox. Literally. Knicks coach David Fizdale said Knox sometimes has sore knees because the 19-year-old is experiencing growing pains. Knox confirmed doctors have told the 6-foot-9 rookie forward some good news. “Doctors said I have a half-inch or an inch left in the tank,”...
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Forgotten European duo forces Knicks to remember their talent

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Mario Hezonja got playfully bodychecked by Enes Kanter as the Croatian forward conducted his postgame interview with MSG Network’s Rebecca Haarlow on the Staples Center court. It was a giddy Hollywood night after the Knicks (10-29) broke their eight-game losing streak in front of owner James Dolan. Disgruntled Enes Kanter and the...
  • 15 days ago
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Ex-Knicks coach explains Phil Jackson’s low profile since firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Kurt Rambis said there’s a reason former Knicks president Phil Jackson has kept a low profile since getting fired 18 months ago. Rambis, fired as Knicks associate head coach after last season, is back as a Lakers special advisor — a liaison between the coaching staff and front office. Rambis — with...
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Another young Knick facing ankle-injury limbo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — The last time a young Knicks prospect was seen in a walking boot to protect his left ankle, it cost him nine games. That was Mitchell Robinson, who may return from a sprain against the Trail Blazers on Monday after a three-week absence. Late in the giddy Knicks’ locker room at Staples...
  • 15 days ago
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Enes Kanter won’t go to London because of a ‘freaking lunatic’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Enes Kanter revealed after the Knicks’ 119-112 victory over the Lakers he won’t be heading to London for their game against the Wizards on Jan. 17. Kanter has an invalid Turkish passport because of his long-running feud against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the political dictator in his home country. Kanter said...
  • 16 days ago
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James Dolan has front-row seat for Knicks’ best game in weeks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — With Knicks owner James Dolan sitting in a baseline seat near the Lakers’ bench, his basketball team was at its best. Finally. The Knicks stormed to a 39-25 lead after one quarter with their sizzling 3-point shooting, then hung on for a 119-112 victory against the depleted Lakers on Friday night at...
  • 16 days ago
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Beasley back with Lakers after being out for ‘personal reasons’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Michael Beasley rejoined the Lakers after being away most of the past four weeks for “personal reasons” and coach Luke Walton said he was to throw him into the fire against his former club, the Knicks, on Friday night at Staples Center. Beasley’s mother died just prior to Christmas. He joined her...
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All the Knicks’ losing is starting to break Tim Hardaway Jr.

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Tim Hardaway Jr. can no longer say emphatically the Knicks are better than their record, calling it “a tough pill to swallow.” The Knicks entered Staples Center against the LeBron-less Lakers with the third-worst record in the NBA at 9-29. Their defense allows 115.9 points per game (27th) and opponents are shooting...
  • 16 days ago
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Why Frank Ntilikina got a kick out of dunking on Rudy Gobert

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — There have been few highlights on the Knicks current two-week, six-game road trip, but the most precious one came with French subtitles. Lost in the Jazz’s dominant win Saturday was Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina driving to the basket in the first half and dunking on a pursuing Rudy Gobert, who also...
  • 17 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson itching to get back in the Knicks’ lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson would love a Hollywood return. The Knicks are 0-8 since Robinson went down with a left ankle sprain, but the exciting shot-blocker has been upgraded to questionable for Friday’s encounter versus the Lakers at Staples Center. Robinson went through most of Thursday’s practice at UCLA and ran...
  • 17 days ago
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David Fizdale wants to call in LeBron favor for Kevin Knox

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — David Fizdale won’t get the chance to see Kevin Knox face LeBron James for the first time Friday at Staples Center. But the Knicks coach hopes not to leave the arena without the 19-year-old Knox and the injured Lakers star sharing a conversation. Fizdale and James are close from their days in...
  • 17 days ago
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Breaking down futures of the Knicks’ forgotten five

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Two weeks ago, Knicks coach David Fizdale was asked if he would start emphasizing players in the rotation who he knew would be returning next season. “Not yet,’’ Fizdale said. The new year is here and it appears Fizdale is at that point — with the Knicks’ record at 9-29, the second-worst...
  • 18 days ago
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Kevin Knox’s game is growing in ways Knicks privately doubted

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DENVER — In a recent Knicks’ player-developmental meeting among team brass, coaches and trainers, the issue of Kevin Knox’s struggles finishing around the basket arose. One Knicks strength-and-conditioning coach told the group that expecting the 19-year-old, 6-foot-9, 216-pounder to master the rugged skill of finishing through contact is unrealistic for this season. Knox’s body core...
  • 18 days ago
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