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J.R. Smith takes Kyrie Irving-to-Knicks chances to ‘high’ level

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Knicks fans will be hoping J.R. Smith wasn’t “high” when he made this comment. An Instagram photo posted by NiceKicks asked: “Kyrie Irving is the Knicks’ top target in 2019. What are the chances they sign him?” The Cavaliers guard responded: “HIGH.” Irving had the Knicks on a short list of teams he wanted the...
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Enes Kanter begins Kevin Durant’s Knicks recruitment

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant played Oklahoma City for the first time early in the 2016-17 season, then-Thunder center Enes Kanter was the only former teammate to give Durant beef — trash-talking him from the bench. Now Kanter hopes Durant, a free agent in 2019, will forget the incident. The Knicks center will do everything...
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Kevin Knox is circling how many wins Knicks need for playoffs

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Knox has already imagined what many view unlikely. The new Knicks wing isn’t looking at his rookie year as merely a developmental season. He’s thinking playoffs. “In the West, you need about 50 [wins],” Knox, the ninth pick in the draft out of Kentucky, said on ESPN’s “First Take” on Tuesday. “In the East,...
  • 42 days ago
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Knicks publicly fight back against turncoat fan

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — If the Knicks hoped publicly taking a shot at an “attention-grabbing gentleman” would shrink that attention, they were wrong. After a longtime Knicks fan announced he was auctioning off his NBA loyalty on eBay, so exasperated was he by rooting for the woebegone franchise, the Knicks released a statement to Bleacher Report that showed they...
  • 50 days ago
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Kevin Knox reminds ex-NBAer of rising Suns star — just bigger

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ex-NBA star Jimmy Jackson, in town to call Friday’s Big3 Finals at Barclays Center for FOX at 8 p.m., glowed about Knicks lottery pick, 6-foot-9 forward Kevin Knox. “He’s a bigger version of Devin Booker,’’ Jackson said. “He’s got all the same skills but he’s taller.” Jackson was referring to another Kentucky lottery pick who...
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Knicks take Twitter feud with Nets to their doorstep

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Knicks and Nets are both expected to be near the bottom of the standings and not overly competitive on the court, but at least they’re showing a little feistiness in their trash talk game. First, Brooklyn’s Latvian rookie Rodions Kurucs spoke in June about wanting to play against countryman Kristaps Porzingis and “beat his...
  • 53 days ago
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Giddy David Fizdale lays out ‘awesome’ plan for Knicks’ rebirth

NY Post (Marc Berman) — We should all be having what David Fizdale is having. In a supremely optimistic TV interview from a Manhattan kids clinic Wednesday, the new Knicks coach said he “clicked” with Kristaps Porzingis, calling him “excited” about the team’s direction, adding all Knicks fans should be excited about what is growing at the Garden. “It’s already...
  • 54 days ago
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NBA rookies believe the Kevin Knox hype, too

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Kevin Knox just got some love from his fellow rookies, but perhaps a few more chips for his shoulder, too. Knox’s dominant summer league appeared to impress his fellow rookies, but not enough to move to the top spot in any of the categories in a recent NBA.com survey of 36 rookies. The Knicks’ No....
  • 56 days ago
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Knicks’ new rebounding machine looks to reboot career

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Noah Vonleh may have be regarded as another lottery-pick disappointment on the Knicks’ roster, but the 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward has one exceptional attribute he will bring to the Garden — rebounding. “To be in the NBA, you have to have an elite skill and do something really well,’’ Vonleh told The Post in his...
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Tim Hardaway Jr. buying in to David Fizdale’s Knicks program

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. wasn’t in a pleasant mood the day former head coach Jeff Hornacek got canned after the season finale in mid-April, saying he couldn’t “wrap my thoughts around what management thinks.’’ Of course, Hardaway had no idea at the time that Hornacek’s successor would be an old familiar face from Miami:...
  • 60 days ago
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Kemba Walker doesn’t know how a future with Knicks might look

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kemba Walker got a new French point-guard teammate in Charlotte this summer in Tony Parker. Imagine the buzz next summer if Walker inherits another French point-guard teammate in Frank Ntilikina in New York. Walker, the fiery point guard out of The Bronx and UConn, lights up with a hard smile when he talks about how...
  • 61 days ago
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Knicks-Nets Twitter war breaks out over who’s less bad

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Basketball in New York City figures to be mediocre again this season, but the two sides are trying to spice it up with some Twitter beef. Spencer Dinwiddie got the ball rolling Monday night, when he quoted a tweet that showed Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) predicting the Eastern Conference Finals would feature the...
  • 63 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis had these words of wisdom for Nets rookie

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Dzanan Musa, known as the Bosnian Scoring Machine, received an unexpected phone call after being drafted by the Nets with the second-to-last pick of the NBA draft’s first round in June. It was from the Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis. “He encouraged me to just go for it,’’ Musa told The Post on Sunday at the NBA’s...
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Why Trae Young has date with Knicks circled on his calendar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Trae Young has always talked about liking the big stage. That is why he can’t wait for Oct. 17 when the Hawks rookie point guard makes his NBA debut in the Knicks’ season opener at the Garden. Young, the electric point guard out of Oklahoma, said he has never set foot on the court of...
  • 65 days ago
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Kevin Knox has noticed Vegas’ Knicks doubts

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks lottery pick Kevin Knox dominated Las Vegas last month and now thinks Vegas is giving the Knicks short shrift. While Knox sees the Knicks in the playoff hunt, Vegas’ Westgate Sports Book has put the Knicks with an over-under of 29 ½ wins. “I saw that,” Knox told The Post at the NBA’s rookie...
  • 65 days ago
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