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Porzingis, Ntilikina are just the pair to get Garden rocking again

NY Post (Marc Berman) — “The Franchise” and the “French-ise.” The Knicks haven’t sold out the Garden in any of their past three home games. It’s too bad because some fans are missing out on the best sports show in New York. “The Franchise’’ didn’t just score more than 30 points in this Sunday night thriller. No, Kristaps Porzingis notched...
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This is the Frank Ntilikina Knicks banked their future on

NY Post (Alex Squadron) — The French Prince did some growing up Sunday night. In a closely contested game at a raucous Madison Square Garden, 19-year-old rookie Frank Ntilikina found himself on the floor during crunch time. And the eighth-overall pick in this year’s draft delivered. Ntilikina, who set season-high with 10 points and added seven assists in 24 minutes,...
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Why rebounds were last thing on Enes Kanter’s mind

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Enes Kanter has had 20-rebound games in his career — he has a career best of 22. But rarely has he seemed more impactful than he was Sunday when he corralled 18 — seven offensive — in the Knicks’ thrilling 108-101 comeback victory over the Pacers. “The edge that he provides on the boards, brings...
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Kristaps Porzingis drops 40 to lead stunning Knicks comeback

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Rarely has the Garden been more silent and subdued than it was for so much of Sunday night. Here were the Knicks, who had provided so much hope and excitement in recent games, trailing by 19 points late in the third quarter. The defense was awful — almost as bad as the offense, which was...
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The Knicks’ plea to Courtney Lee is finally sinking in

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — For the bulk of last season, his first as a Knick, Courtney Lee heard the same refrain over and over. Shoot. Shoot the ball. Please. Eventually, Lee got the message. Then at the start of this season, he went back to his passive ways. “We got on him last year about shooting those open shots....
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This is what Doug McDermott’s been waiting for

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Doug McDermott long craved the opportunity he is now getting. “I always knew [coach] Jeff Hornacek ran an up-tempo style, watching his teams in Phoenix,” the forward said, before the Knicks hosted the Pacers on Sunday night. “I always wanted to play in a system like this.” Through the first eight games of the season,...
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Porzingis can become the NBA’s best player: Ex-Knicks star

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Less than a week after Enes Kanter lobbied for Kristaps Porzingis to be in the MVP conversation, ex-Knicks center Tyson Chandler said Friday he believes the 7-foot-3 Latvian has a chance to be the game’s best player. The compliments are pouring in for Porzingis after he’s weaved the best scoring start to a season in...
  • 17 days ago
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Enes Kanter on Porzingis, problems in Turkey and dinner with Trump

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Knicks center Enes Kanter, acquired from the Thunder in the Carmelo Anthony trade, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Have you seen anyone like Kristaps Porzingis? A: I didn’t watch Dirk [Nowitzki] when he was in his age, but I would say maybe Dirk. But besides that, I really...
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Why ‘Cheese’ isn’t smiling anymore for the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek has managed to wipe the smile off the face of the man known as “Cheese.’’ Mindaugas Kuzminskas, the forgotten Lithuanian who became a fan favorite last season as a rookie, has been inactive for all eight games, donning a suit on the bench. Kuzminskas admits to being sad about his predicament...
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Enes Kanter playing well for Knicks, but can’t be watched in own country

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s too bad citizens of Turkey can’t watch their native son, Enes Kanter, play this season. He’s having a helluva year as the Knicks’ starting center, adding another vibrant 16-point, 15-rebound, three-assist performance Friday in the Knicks’ 120-107 win over the Suns. Kanter said for the second straight year Turkey’s NBA channel 8 has banned...
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Michael Beasley’s third-quarter flurry douses threatening Suns

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Michael Beasley always has had the reputation of being able to put up points in bunches. On Friday night during the Knicks’ 120-107 wipeout of the Suns at the Garden, Beasley more than lived up to his rep. In the final 1:04 of the third quarter, Beasley scored three straight baskets, all within spitting distance...
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Kristaps Porzingis walks fine line under New York microscope

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Lonzo Ball seems like a nice, well-mannered guy. Yet probably half the NBA-following world wants him to fail. No fault of his, but as one NBA team exec put it, “the father’s an idiot.” So blame LaVar, not Lonzo. Which brings us to Kristaps Porzingis. You can choose your friends but not your family and...
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What controversy? Kristaps Porzingis scores 37 as Knicks drub Suns

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis seemed nervous before Friday’s game as he attempted to explain his brother’s threatening remarks about his future with the Knicks. But Porzingis remained focused when he hit the court, getting the Knicks back on the winning track with his sixth game of 30 or more points in eight outings. With Porzingis pouring in...
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Porzingis’ damage control: ‘I see myself as a Knick a long time’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis said his older brother Janis’ threatening remarks to a Latvian magazine were “taken out of context’’ and nobody should read into the notion his long-term future as a Knick is in doubt. In playing damage control, Porzingis spoke to the media Friday before facing the Suns at the Garden and restated his summer...
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Knicks rookie working on ‘slowing down’

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — In keeping with what they did much of the night in Wednesday’s blowout loss to Houston, the Knicks found themselves in the midst of a broken play late in the third quarter. Rookie Damyean Dotson found himself with the ball. So he shot. Dotson bagged a 23-footer for his first career points, finally making a...
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