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NBA scout rips Knicks for ‘draining’ Kristaps Porzinigs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With Kristaps Porzingis developing Achilles soreness last week, one NBA scout with European connections believes Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek is overextending the 21-year-old Latvian, saying, “It’s worrisome.’’ Unsure how the injury occurred, the 7-foot-3 Porzingis missed his first game of the season Saturday in Houston because of pain in his right Achilles. Porzingis, who started...
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Hornacek vaguely rips effort as Knicks’ moment of truth is here

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks limp into 2017 with a losing record and a four-game losing streak, and they’ll soon be battered by a brutal January schedule stuffed with 17 games, four back-to-back sets and a couple New Year’s edicts from coach Jeff Hornacek. And Carmelo Anthony, knowing last season’s club started its tailspin in mid-January and never recovered, cranked up the...
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James Harden lights up Knicks with awesome triple-double

NY Post (Marc Berman) — HOUSTON — The depleted Knicks were trying to pull off a New Year’s Eve miracle, but instead it was James Harden who pulled off a miraculous triple-double. With the Knicks within three points late in the fourth quarter, Harden wouldn’t let the upset occur as his 3-pointers flowed like champagne. The undermanned Knicks watched him...
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Sore Kristaps Porzingis will watch 82-game goal slip away

NY Post (Marc Berman) — HOUSTON – The end of the year isn’t ending nicely for the Knicks. Kristaps Porzingis will miss his first game of the season, on New Year’s Eve Saturday vs. Houston, with left Achilles soreness but is not expected to get an MRI. Porzingis said he started feeling pain in his Achilles on Christmas against Boston, but...
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Knicks injuries are revealing Jeff Hornacek’s costly weakness

NY Post (Marc Berman) — HOUSTON — This is not a Knicks team with any margin for error. It has been proven if one of their top four starters is injured, the Knicks collapse like a house of cards. Coach Jeff Hornacek hasn’t pressed the right buttons when the team isn’t fully healthy, which could grow into a problem. Shooting...
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Phil Jackson bolts, Greg Bird explodes and more 2017 predictions

NY Post (Post Staff Report) — The Post’s writers predict 2017’s biggest sports stories in New York: Yankees 1. Rightfully so, Joe Girardi received credit for the Yankees’ reentry into the 2016 AL East pennant race. Now, entering his 10th season and final leg of a four-year deal, Girardi hasn’t managed the Yankees in a postseason series since 2012 and has...
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Mistake-prone Knicks suffer embarrassing loss to Pelicans

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS – Carmelo Anthony went from ejection in Atlanta to dejection in the Big Easy as his underwhelming shot-making contributed to a sickening 104-92 loss to the suddenly hot Pelicans at New Orleans Arena. And don’t look now, but the Knicks are the definition of mediocre, falling to the .500 mark at 16-16. They...
  • 325 days ago
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Why Hornacek may be the anti-Rambis with Carmelo defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Coming off his Atlanta ejection, Carmelo Anthony said he appreciated coach Jeff Hornacek’s fierce defense of his scrap with Thabo Sefolosha. The Knicks coach said in a rant he saw the Atlanta guard’s hands around Anthony’s neck. Replays couldn’t confirm Hornacek’s allegation, but the thought was nice. “I just know I have...
  • 325 days ago
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How pre-NBA Kristaps Porzingis saw himself in Anthony Davis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS – As much as Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis boasted in training camp his goal one day is to post a quadruple-double, he realizes Pelicans center Anthony Davis is likelier to perform the trick. In fact, Davis, who faces the Knicks on Friday night at New Orleans Arena, came close, two seasons ago,...
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Carmelo gets testy when asked about latest George Karl dig

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Carmelo Anthony, who is blamed for almost everything that goes wrong with the Knicks, joked to not pin blame on him for the Phil Jackson-Jeanie Buss engagement breakup. “You want to ask me if I had anything to do with that?,’’ Anthony quipped. Actually, Anthony was queried on whether he thought Jackson...
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Why leaving Knicks was an easy decision for Langston Galloway

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — After getting married to his high-school sweetheart from Baton Rouge, La., on June 25, Langston Galloway got a phone call the next day from Jeff Hornacek. The Knicks new coach said he wanted to re-sign Galloway, thinking he would fit in well with the team’s vision of a high-speed attack. At the...
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2016’s biggest sports splashes, from the Sanchize to Linsanity 2

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Even without a championship to celebrate, 2016 was another year to remember for the New York sports world. Emerging stars such as Gary Sanchez, Kristaps Porzingis and Jimmy Vesey injected new energy into the city, even as longtime veterans such as Henrik Lundqvist, David Wright and Jacoby Ellsbury battled performance and health issues. Linsanity returned to...
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Jeff Hornacek’s bizarre excuse for Carmelo Anthony ejection

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek fiercely defended Carmelo Anthony on Thursday, saying he believes Anthony’s second-quarter ejection the night before in Atlanta — for throwing a forearm at Thabo Sefolosha’s head — was the wrong decision. Anthony also said he believes he was wronged in Atlanta, even suggesting the Swiss shooting guard embellished...
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How 2016 set up New York’s next sports golden era

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Quietly, 2016 slipped away without bringing a championship to New York City, which means that for the first time in 48 years, we have endured a five-year window in Fun City without throwing a party for ourselves. The quiet zone of 2011-2016 pales to the last great drought (the ’62 Yankees through the ’68 Jets)....
  • 327 days ago
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Knicks’ jack-of-all-trades guard sidelined by wrist injury

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — ATLANTA — Things changed. Early in the day, Knicks guard Courtney Lee predicted he would be able to play through a wrist injury. Then he went through shootaround. The first thing to change was Lee’s optimism. “Wasn’t ready. I tried to give it a go at shootaround, had a lot of discomfort,” said Lee who...
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