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Where Knicks could turn next in free agency — at cost of others

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks have 16 players under contract for next season — one over the max — but there’s still a chance they are not done in free agency. After inking Mario Hezonja on the first full day of free agency Sunday, the Knicks still could use a rebounding power forward and have inquired about Suns big...
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LeBron James pal: Why he left, and Knicks didn’t have a shot

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Romeo Travis, former teammates of both LeBron James and Frank Ntilikina, calls himself “an Akron guy, really Akron.” And on the day after “The Decision III,” Travis, James’ longtime buddy and former high school teammate at St. Vincent-St. Mary, said Northeast Ohio “gets it.” Travis, who won the French League championship eight days ago as...
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Knicks fans probably should give up the LeBron dream forever

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LeBron James may be completely bald by the time he’s a free agent again and the Knicks can pursue him. And by then Knicks coach David Fizdale, who shares a bond with James dating to their Miami days, could have already packed his bags. It looks like King James will never be King of New...
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Knicks get their man who could put end to Michael Beasley era

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks didn’t get Lakers-bound LeBron James, but they got Super Mario. The Knicks have agreed to terms with Magic 6-foot-8 combo forward Mario Hezonja on a one-year deal for a portion of their $8.6 million mid-level exception , according to sources. The source confirmed ESPN’s report the pact was for $6.5 million — a...
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Knicks offering deal to Magic swingman, who wants more

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks have an offer on the table for 6-foot-8 Orlando swingman Mario Hezonja for a portion of the $8.6 million, midlevel exception on a one-year deal, according to an NBA source. The sharpshooting Hezonja was seeking a multi-year deal, but if he settles, the Knicks’ Michael Beasley era would be over. The Knicks still...
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Knicks bring back project center for $1.6 million

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks apparently really like center Luke Kornet. The Post has learned the Knicks have agreed to terms on a one-year deal for $1.6 million for Kornet, who was a restricted free agent. The $1.6 million stands as more than his minimum, as the Knicks dished out his non-Bird exception. Kornet, the 3-point-shooting former Vanderbilt...
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Why Knicks should be in no rush to extend Kristaps Porzingis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As free agency began at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, so did the clock on whether Kristaps Porzingis has a chance of receiving a contract extension this summer with the Knicks. Porzingis can sign a $155 million extension July 6. But if there’s hope of any extension signed by October’s deadline, it won’t be so quickly. The...
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Knick eyeing veteran power forward

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With the Knicks mulling re-signing Michael Beasley, they expressed interest in Pistons power forward Anthony Tolliver early Sunday morning when free agency began. The Knicks are offering one-year deals with their $8.4 million mid-level exception as they hunt for a starting power forward as Kristaps Porzingis heals from knee surgery. The journeyman 33-year-old improved his...
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Durant’s expected new deal gives Knicks glimmer of hope

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It looks like you can add Kevin Durant to the list of 2019 free agents the Knicks will salivate over. Multiple reports stated Durant is expected come to a one-year agreement shortly after midnight Saturday with the Warriors that will include a surprising second-year opt-out. According to a source, the only issue entering Durant’s free...
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Big man hoping to get full-time deal with Knicks or elsewhere

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Luke Kornet has participated in David Fizdale’s workouts the past five weeks, the new Knicks coach hoping to add another dimension to Kornet’s game and make him not just a 3-point, big-man specialist. Fizdale wants the 7-foot free-agent Kornet to be able to take it to the rim and finish with authority if the 3-pointer...
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Knicks could make a run at one of these three free agents

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here are three potential free agents the Knicks could target when NBA free agency begins. Each player’s name includes their age, height, weight and free-agent status: Michael Beasley, 29, 6-9, 235 Unrestricted free agent The Knicks either sign their surprisingly dynamic forward who started after Kristaps Porzingis went down or find his replacement. Beasley scored...
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Knicks fans, Wall Street celebrated team’s possible sale too soon

NY Post (Alexandra Steigrad) — Well, it was a great couple of days for Knicks’ fans. For about 48 hours, New York hoops fans worked themselves into a state of giddy hopefulness — believing Wednesday’s announcement by Madison Square Garden that it was weighing a move to spin off the Knicks and its other sports teams was an oblique message...
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Mike Francesa rips apart Knicks ‘salary thief’ Phil Jackson

NY Post (Jake Nisse) — Mike Francesa criticized former Knicks president Phil Jackson during an appearance on “Desus and Mero,” on Thursday claiming the legendary coach “stole” the hefty salary he received from the team from 2014 to 2017. “He [Knicks owner James Dolan] brought Phil Jackson in, he gave him a ton of money, he gave him carte blanche,...
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Enes Kanter creatively announces his Knicks return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — “The Decision” was obvious. Enes Kanter finally announced he’s opting into his contract, doing so flamboyantly on Twitter with a photo of himself at a podium with the sign “Make The Knicks Great Again.” Kanter, after exploring other options, didn’t find a long-term deal that would make it worth leaving $18.6 million on the table....
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Knicks’ free-agency options if they ignore Michael Beasley

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Michael Beasley was invited by Knicks president Steve Mills and coach David Fizdale to join them on a float in the Gay Pride parade last Sunday in New York. Perhaps it was a way for Fizdale to see how much Beasley has changed. As the Knicks figure out how to fill their stopgap starting power...
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