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Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo not ‘a natural fit’ for Rockets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy still lives in Houston and has a good read on that franchise. And Van Gundy, recently named a Team USA coach for the Americas Tournament and World Cup qualifiers, isn’t sure Carmelo Anthony is “a natural fit” for a Houston team trying to dethrone the Warriors. In Las Vegas...
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Tim Hardaway Jr. opens up on why this time will be different

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Guard Tim Hardaway Jr., reacquired by the Knicks after two seasons in Atlanta, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How much did Phil Jackson’s criticism of you when he traded you to the Hawks in 2015 motivate you? A: It motivated me big-time. Then when I went down to...
  • 339 days ago
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The team-building failure on new Knicks GM’s résumé

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The tandem of president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry heading the Knicks front office is expected to be kinder, gentler and friendlier. According to sources, the duo will be a lot more available to the media. While Phil Jackson set his own media policy, which especially last season was to avoid the local...
  • 339 days ago
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Knicks digging out of a mess that has been years in the making

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It started to come crashing down three days before the start of the 2013-14 training camp. The Knicks were coming off the Eastern Conference’s second seed and a 54-28 record. General manager Glen Grunwald had put the final touches on a roster everyone thought would compete for the Eastern Conference title. And suddenly, owner James...
  • 340 days ago
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Scott Perry joins Knicks just in time for Carmelo verdict

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Scott Perry, hired away from Sacramento, will get a five-year deal as general manager of the Knicks, league sources confirmed Friday. Perry was vice president of basketball operations for the Kings under Vlade Divac, a position he held after being fired in April in Orlando, where he was the assistant general manager. In order to...
  • 340 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony trade talk pause rare good move by Knicks

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Interesting day for the Knicks, Thursday. First, they went and hired themselves an actual general manager with actual chops, with a proven acumen to do the job and a résumé to strongly suggest he can do it well. How surprising was this? A text message arrived late Thursday night from an old friend of Scott...
  • 340 days ago
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Knicks put Carmelo trade talks on ice — for now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It looks like the Knicks are on the 2-yard line with Carmelo Anthony trade talks — with 98 yards to go. According to a source close to trade talks with the Rockets, the Knicks, with no deal on the table with Houston that makes sense, are hitting the reset button, regrouping and have stalled talks...
  • 341 days ago
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Knicks have sights on Kings exec as next GM

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Scott Perry, the Sacramento Kings’ VP of basketball operations, reportedly has interviewed for the Knicks GM job, a No. 2 position in the front office under acting president Steve Mills. Mills met with Perry on Thursday, according to an NBA source. As The Post reported, the Knicks have their successor to ousted president Phil Jackson in...
  • 341 days ago
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Knicks’ future is brighter than people think: ex-coach

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Former Knicks coach and current NBA TV analyst Stu Jackson talks to The Post’s Howie Kussoy about a potential Carmelo Anthony trade, Phil Jackson’s departure and the winners in free agency. Q: If Anthony ends up on the Rockets, how would he fit with two other superstars — James Harden and Chris Paul — who...
  • 341 days ago
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Knicks asking around as they seek trade for vet PG

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With their cap space ever so limited, Knicks acting president Steve Mills still believes he can land a veteran point guard via trade, according to an NBA source. While Ron Baker broke the bank on his free-agent contract, getting the entire room exception in a two-year, $9 million deal, the Knicks still believe a point...
  • 342 days ago
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Knicks and Rockets move closer to trade as Pelicans want in

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Rockets will hold a lavish press conference Friday to introduce Chris Paul — with guests including James Harden, coach Mike D’Antoni, GM Daryl Morey and owner Les Alexander. Sources told The Post there will be no surprise announcement, no surprise visitor in Carmelo Anthony. Maybe that will be next week. As much as Anthony’s...
  • 342 days ago
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Knicks and Rockets look like they want Carmelo trade done

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Drip by drip, the pieces seem to be coming together on a trade to get Carmelo Anthony out of New York and into Houston once and for all. A day after Rockets new star point guard Chris Paul was quoted by The Undefeated as saying, “Man, sit back and wait,” in reference to a potential...
  • 342 days ago
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Knicks use almost all their money on Ron Baker

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Ron Baker, money maker. Baker, the restricted free agent second-year point guard, received a two-year, $8.9 million contract to remain with the Knicks,
  • 343 days ago
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Hawks will miss the version of Tim Hardaway Jr. they created

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — LAS VEGAS – In Tim Hardaway Jr.’s two years in Atlanta, the Hawks say he grew up first as a person and a professional, then as a player. Now the Knicks will be the ones benefiting from his new maturity. “We wanted to work something out with him … [but] I’m just happy for him,’’...
  • 343 days ago
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Carmelo’s Rockets pal just lit up trade speculation on Instagram

NY Post (Kyle Schnitzer) — Houston, we have tip off. Speculation about Carmelo Anthony agreeing to jump ship to finish the Rockets’ imitation of a Big Three picked up steam Monday, after Anthony’s former teammate and current Rocket Nene posted on image on Instagram showing a Photoshopped Anthony in a Rockets uniform, saying in a caption that he “can’t wait”...
  • 343 days ago
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