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Facing old team means nothing to the Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Jeff Hornacek began his playing career in Phoenix. And the Suns eventually traded him. Then he began his head coaching career in Phoenix. And the Suns eventually fired him. Now, trying to get the Knicks to bounce back from a wipeout loss against Houston, he finds himself coaching against his old team Friday. It’s got...
  • 18 days ago
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The man who ‘is the Knicks’ sees immediate change in this team

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Walt “Clyde” Frazier is courtside for another Knicks’ reset, just like he was for the one before that and the one before that and …. Frazier has been a Knicks staple nearly every year since the team drafted him 50 years ago, whether it be on the court, where he led them to two titles...
  • 18 days ago
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Porzingis manufactured drama doesn’t help him or Knicks

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — We rip the Knicks like clockwork because, let’s face it, there is usually a surplus of material to choose from. We’re going on 17 years since they were a functioning, functional operation, so that’s a lot of bad basketball to cover. Now, there is Kristaps Porzingis, who in his third year looks ready for a...
  • 18 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis’ brother slams Carmelo, warns Knicks about future

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — The smoke is finally clearing around Kristaps Porzingis’ blown-off exit meeting at the conclusion of last season, and the Knicks won’t like the findings. Janis Porzingis, the Knicks center’s brother and agent, revealed that the swipe at the franchise was calculated, took a big swing at Carmelo Anthony and warned the Knicks they need to...
  • 19 days ago
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‘He lived a great life’: D’Antoni mourns dad’s death at 103

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni decided it was best to cancel his team’s shoot-around at the Garden on Wednesday because of the closed roads around the team hotel in Battery Park following the terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday. “We had a bus ready to go,’’ D’Antoni said before the Rockets’ 119-97 win over the...
  • 19 days ago
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Ryan Anderson more than happy he didn’t become a Knick

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — On second thought, maybe the Knicks should have accepted Houston’s summer offer of Ryan Anderson in a Carmelo Anthony deal. That was a big NBA offseason storyline: Anthony wanting to go to Houston, the Rockets hoping to land him, but insistent the Knicks accept Anderson, with three years and $61 million remaining on his contract....
  • 19 days ago
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Note to Knicks fans: Nights like these inevitable

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — And then … Well, then there are nights like this one. There will be plenty of nights like this one, actually, nights when the Knicks run into a better team like a cartoon locomotive running into a brick wall, nights when the better team acts like the better team from tip to buzzer, not the...
  • 19 days ago
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Knicks’ three-game wins streak comes to crashing halt

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets looked like they, too, could present the city of Houston some championship thrills in the future. On the night the Astros, their baseball brethren, were closing in on their first World Series title, the Rockets accomplished a lesser feat, cooling off the red-hot Knicks in a 119-97 Garden demolishing. The Rockets have...
  • 19 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis the face of a nutritional bar company

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With a similar nickname, Kristaps Porzingis is aligning with the Seattle-based nutritional bar company, “Zing Bars.’’ Porzingis will serve as the brand ambassador for the company, it was announced Wednesday. Porzingis’ old nickname – bestowed by Spanish League coach Scott Roth – was “Zinger.’’ He has said since he prefers “KP6’’ to be his moniker....
  • 19 days ago
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Knicks’ task: Slow down Harden and Rockets’ 3-point shooting

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The Nuggets attempted 41 3-pointers against the Knicks on Monday at the Garden. In Oklahoma City on opening night, the Thunder tried 38. Well, Knicks, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Here come the Rockets. Last season, Houston attempted a senses-numbing average of 40.3 3-pointers a game. In the embryonic stages this season, the Rockets have...
  • 20 days ago
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How Kristaps Porzingis grew into the ‘nightmare’ NBA feared

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — All summer, Kristaps Porzingis worked on getting stronger. He lifted weights. Ran. Did boxing. He wanted to evolve into what Pistons coach and executive Stan Van Gundy recently predicted for him. “He’s going to be a nightmare for years to come in this league,” Van Gundy said. So far this season, opponents are losing lots...
  • 21 days ago
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Curious benching shows the fine line Jeff Hornacek is walking

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks are a .500 ballclub on a three-game winning streak after a fairly difficult schedule. That’s not the record that will get you a top-3 lottery pick or even a seat at the lottery dais in Manhattan in May. But the new management team of Steve Mills and Scott Perry – as much as...
  • 21 days ago
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Knicks are ridiculously strong at this one key position

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks are putting together quite the tag team at center. After starting center Enes Kanter struggled, Kyle O’Quinn came to the rescue Monday night with a monster outing and played the final minutes of crunch time. Getting key rebounds in the final two minutes, O’Quinn finished with a healthy double-double — 15 points, 12...
  • 21 days ago
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Tim Hardaway Jr. doesn’t have to score to be difference maker

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — For three quarters Monday night, Tim Hardaway Jr. was the answer to a simple question: “What makes $71 million and is invisible offensively for the Knicks?” As that question, essentially, was being put to Hardaway, teammate Courtney Lee, standing nearby, interjected. “He made a lot of good plays throughout the game, though,” Lee said. He...
  • 21 days ago
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The Kristaps Porzingis MVP talk begins — and it’s not crazy

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — By the end, his constituents were weighing in with voice boxes instead of ballot boxes, casting their votes for a favorite son in whom they have invested so much. As the dying seconds of this 116-110 Knicks victory over the Nuggets bled away, all 19,812 of them began the roar in earnest. M! V! P!...
  • 21 days ago
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