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The Phil Jackson Era isn’t over until his biggest stink bomb is gone

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — It’s easier to not hold a grudge, of course. It’s probably the right thing to do, the noble thing to do, the pathway toward good karma and better health. Grudges are ugly. Grudges diminish us. Grudges can turn the lining of your stomach into acid-washed torture. But in this case there’s really very little choice....
  • 21 days ago
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Trey Burke’s absence a head-scratcher in another Knicks flameout

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE – Five observations from the Knicks’ 92-90 deflating loss Friday in Milwaukee. that ended a 20-game stretch in which 16 were away from the Garden. The Knicks fell to 6-14 during that stretch and into a 10th-place tie in the Eastern Conference with the Hornets, mostly because Tim Hardaway Jr. couldn’t tie his shoelaces...
  • 21 days ago
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Enes Kanter not letting 18 stitches in his mouth stop him

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — Enes Kanter seems to play better with a stitched-up mouth. He had another monstrous double-double outing Friday night, with 17 points and 18 rebounds, keeping the Knicks in the game throughout before Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-winner in the Bucks’ 92-90 victory. Kanter has had 18 stitches sewn into his mouth since Monday, making it...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks like rest of NBA learn the Greek Freak can’t be stopped

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — Ever since the Knicks released his brother Thanasis, Giannis Antetokounmpo has tortured the Knicks — and he did so again Friday night with a last-second driving lefty layup over Enes Kanter to give the Bucks a 92-90 victory at BMO Center. After Kanter missed inside, the Bucks had the ball with 22 seconds...
  • 22 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis determined to repeat as All-Star skills champ

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — Kristaps Porzingis is saving his boasts for All-Star Saturday. After deciding to return to the All-Star Skills challenge, Porzingis believes he’s got a great shot at defending his 2017 crown in Los Angeles. Of course, Joel Embiid may have something to say about that. “I have to protect my title, I have to...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks, Joakim Noah part ways indefinitely

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks and Joakim Noah made their breakup official. The team announced Friday that, in a mutual decision, Noah will not be back with the team “until further notice.” Noah left the team after only playing 4:31 in a blowout loss on Jan. 23 to the Warriors and was visibly upset after. The Knicks were...
  • 22 days ago
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Stephon Marbury is retiring, unless the NBA calls

NY Post (Corey Masisak) — From Brooklyn to Beijing, it’s been quite a ride for Stephon Marbury. The Coney Island native is finally retiring from basketball at the end of the season just a few days before his 41st birthday, Marbury told The Undefeated. He has spent the past eight seasons playing in the Chinese Basketball Association. “One hundred percent,”...
  • 22 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis and one Net get Skills Challenge invite

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Kristaps Porzingis said last February he would love to defend his Skills Challenge title but hoped he would be in the main event, too. It has all happened. One week after being named to his first All-Star team, Porzingis will be a busy man during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles as he...
  • 23 days ago
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Exploring Ron Baker’s options after serious shoulder injury

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE, Wis. — As Knicks guard Ron Baker contemplates the next course of action for his damaged right shoulder, one New York shoulder/knee specialist recommended season-ending surgery that would take three-to-six months of rehab before he’s back playing. The shoulder surgery would repair the torn labrum — not the dislocation. Coach Jeff Hornacek wouldn’t acknowledge...
  • 23 days ago
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Inside the Knicks’ trade deadline strategy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — As Knicks brass eyes the future, there’s one striking attribute the club would like to accomplish: get more athletic. Whether that can be achieved at Feb. 8’s trade deadline is still unclear. The attempts next week to alleviate their glut at center could accomplish that mission. Not one of their four centers is...
  • 23 days ago
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Joakim Noah recruiting begins as ugly fight details emerge

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — With the possibility of Joakim Noah never playing for the Knicks again, his former University of Florida teammate and friend Al Horford would love to reunite in Celtic green if he becomes a free agent. After the Celtics routed the Knicks on Wednesday at TD Garden, Horford told The Post the exiled Noah...
  • 23 days ago
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Knicks destroyed by Kyrie Irving-less Celtics

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — The Celtics played four rookies in the rotation, gave Terry Rozier his first career start as point guard Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart were out of the lineup. It didn’t matter as the Knicks’ offense was asleep in Beantown as they were still outclassed by the Celtics, in a 103-73 disgrace at TD...
  • 24 days ago
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Ron Baker may have found injury that ends painful year

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The sophomore jinx has leveled Knicks combo guard Ron Baker. Baker’s season could be in jeopardy after the Knicks announced Wednesday he’s out indefinitely with a dislocated right shoulder and torn labrum following an MRI exam. Baker, whose rookie performance netted him a two-year, $8.9 million contract, was injured Tuesday after being inadvertently kicked by...
  • 24 days ago
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Why Kyrie Irving could top Knicks long-term wish list

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON – When the Knicks last visited TD Garden in late October, Celtics new point guard Kyrie Irving was asked after Boston’s rout why New York was on his summer trade wish list. “Where is this gonna go?,’’ said Irving. “It’s pretty easy man. They were on my list for a reason, I think you...
  • 24 days ago
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Ron Baker injures shoulder but keeps on slapping fives

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The Knicks went through their customary postgame victory celebration, slapping fives. Ron Baker joined in and coach Jeff Hornacek thought the guard was nuts. Baker had left the 111-95 victory over the Nets in the first quarter with a right shoulder injury, a possible dislocation. “He said he felt something, he didn’t hear anything, he...
  • 25 days ago
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