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Carmelo Anthony replaces Kevin Love on Eastern All-Star team

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony won’t be replacing Kevin Love with the Cavaliers, but he will be taking his spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star team. After saying as early as Wednesday morning he wasn’t sure he would change his vacation plans which had him headed to a warm island, needing the break to decompress,...
  • 339 days ago
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Jeff Van Gundy: Oakley’s jersey should hang from the rafters

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy said he hopes the current Charles Oakley saga ends with the retirement of his “34’’ jersey to the Garden rafters. “I’m hoping one day it’s Charles Oakley Day,’’ Van Gundy said before working ESPN’s broadcast of the Thunder-Knicks game Wednesday. “I do think his number should...
  • 339 days ago
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Charles Oakley is lowering his demands of James Dolan

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — While Charles Oakley may be headed to the Big Easy for All-Star Weekend, he has left New York for his home in Cleveland without staging his press conference. According to a person close to Oakley, the ex-Knicks legend has yet to change his mind on his decision to decline owner James Dolan’s...
  • 340 days ago
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Willy Hernangomez takes Knicks future to All-Star Weekend

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY – The Knicks’ starting frontcourt of the future is now headlining the World Team in the All-Star Rising Stars Challenge on Friday in New Orleans. Spanish rookie center Willy Hernangomez will replace Emmanuel Mudiay on the World Team, according to sources. Mudiay will miss his sixth straight game Wednesday due to a back...
  • 340 days ago
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Carmelo keeps trade options open before possible last game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY – Carmelo Anthony said he doubts Wednesday’s game against the Thunder will be his last game as a Knick, but he wouldn’t guarantee it. Because he holds all the cards with a no-trade clause, he could have declared he’s not going anywhere. However, the flip-flopping Anthony said he’s pretty certain he will be a...
  • 340 days ago
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Derrick Rose: How the injuries and Knicks offense bog me down

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY – Derrick Rose’s stats look lofty, but he admits to being disappointed in how he’s played in the pre-All-Star break portion of the season. Entering the final game before the break, Wednesday in Oklahoma City, Rose reiterated he feels uncertain about his future because of his expiring contract and Thursday’s trade deadline approaching. Rose has...
  • 340 days ago
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Knicks’ value leaps over $3 billion despite unseemly drama

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Knicks don’t need to win. Phil Jackson can needle Carmelo Anthony on Twitter. James Dolan can wade into nasty feuds with former fan-favorite players. Why? Because Dolan still owns the most valuable franchise in the NBA. Despite the public relations disaster of Charles Oakley’s recent ejection from Madison Square Garden and the lackluster play...
  • 340 days ago
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Jeff Hornacek on why Russell Westbrook is a coach’s dream

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — It isn’t the stats, even if they show Russell Westbrook on pace to become just the second player ever to average a triple-double for a full season. It is the eyes. That is what makes Westbrook stand out to Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek. “Look at his eyes. That guy has that determined, ‘I am going...
  • 340 days ago
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‘This is the team’: Carmelo and Hornacek think trade drama’s done

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — For almost one week, Carmelo Anthony has been able to breathe a bit. Most of the talk around the Knicks concerned team legend Charles Oakley and his feud with team owner James Dolan. So talk of waiving no-trade clauses and potential deals was overshadowed. Until Tuesday. But this came in the form of something Anthony...
  • 341 days ago
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Charles Oakley’s lifetime MSG ban is already over

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Charles Oakley’s lifetime ban didn’t last four days. The ban implemented Friday by owner James Dolan is over, a source close to the Knicks great told The Undefeated. Oakley and Dolan met with NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Monday, with Hornets owner and Oakley friend Michael Jordan, calling in to help ease the tension. Oakley got into...
  • 341 days ago
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Knicks finally might be turning around their biggest weakness

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Prior to Sunday, the Knicks had lost four straight games and six of their previous seven, picking up their only win against the league-worst Nets. During the losing streak, the Knicks had allowed nearly 120.5 points per game, allowing 121 points to the 19-win Lakers before surrendering 131 to the sub-.500 Nuggets. It made Sunday’s...
  • 341 days ago
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Latrell Sprewell doesn’t care why: He’s home again

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Just three days after Charles Oakley was kicked out of Madison Square Garden, Latrell Sprewell received a call welcoming him back to his “second home.” Sprewell, who had also publicly fought with Knicks owner Jim Dolan in the past and hadn’t been to the Garden in years, understood the timing of Saturday’s invitation to officially...
  • 342 days ago
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Charles Oakley and Knicks talk truce

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — There may be a thaw between James Dolan and Charles Oakley. Though the Knicks great remains banned from Madison Square Garden following last Wednesday’s ejection and arrest, the two sides have talked and there is “some momentum toward a resolution,” according to ESPN. It is uncertain if Oakley and Dolan have talked directly, the report said. Oakley...
  • 342 days ago
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Mike Francesa gets assailed for siding with James Dolan

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — The Charles Oakley-James Dolan fight has even created tension between WFAN listeners and their afternoon-drive deity. Mike Francesa took some abuse Monday afternoon as a few callers ripped him while alleging he was siding with the billionaire owner Dolan over Knicks fan favorite Oakley. A day after Dolan showed off Latrell Sprewell, Bernard King and...
  • 342 days ago
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The Knicks brainstorm that could save their defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It was the main topic in the Knicks’ locker room Sunday after the 94-90 stifling of the Spurs – players lauding Jeff Hornacek for his open-floor film session the day before. Players were asked to give their views on what they believe caused the defensive breakdowns Friday night against the Nuggets. Clip by clip. According...
  • 342 days ago
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