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Mets executive’s son is high on the Knicks’ draft radar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — These aren’t heady days for the Mets, but for the club’s director of player relations Donovan Mitchell, they are exciting, nerve-wracking times. Donovan Mitchell Jr., his son, has risen on the Knicks’ radar and is being considered for the eighth pick in the draft. According to sources, Mitchell, a Louisville combo guard, has a workout...
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NBA experts: Carmelo Anthony not what the Cavaliers need

NY Post (Marc Berman) — So would Carmelo Anthony have made any difference if he were decked in wine and gold this June and the Cavaliers pulled the trigger on the Knicks All-Star before February’s trade deadline? Does San Francisco need another bay? No, NBA insiders believe Anthony would not have been be an important addition against the sleek, fleet...
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Knicks taking a good long look at Dennis Smith Jr.

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr. will work out for the Knicks on Wednesday, according to a league source. Smith, who arrived in New York on Tuesday, also has workouts scheduled with the Celtics, Lakers and Sixers — the top three teams in the June 22 draft. However, many mock drafts has...
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Derek Fisher arrested for DUI after car crash

NY Post (Linda Massarella) — Derek Fisher, the former Los Angeles Laker and ex-head coach of the New York Knicks, was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed his car on an LA freeway. The California Highway Patrol said both Fisher and his lone passenger in the 2015 Cadillac, former “Basketball Wives” reality star Gloria Govan,...
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‘One of the great point guards’ will go to team that takes chance

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The celebration inside the Neuse Christian Academy locker room in Red Springs, N.C., became wild after the high-school team survived a last-second battle against Freedom Christian. That is, until its coach, Ken Adrian, angrily entered the room. “You guys are all proud and going crazy,’’ he snapped at them. “You guys just beat an eighth...
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Remembering the anniversary of the worst Knicks’ loss ever

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — June 2 passed quietly Friday. The baseball teams both lost. The NBA and NHL finals took breathers. People either wrung their hands about Odell Beckham Jr. missing more voluntary workouts, or pondered wringing the necks of people who believe OBJ blowing off OTAs is OMG. Even Knicks fans probably didn’t realize how momentous that day...
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NBA mock draft: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball and Knicks pick …

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — With an exceptionally deep NBA draft just three weeks away, here is the Post’s projection at how it may play out June 22 at Barclays Center. 1. Celtics (from Nets) Markelle Fultz: PG, Washington Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said they likely will keep the pick. That is the smart move, and Fultz (23.2 points, 5.9...
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Charles Oakley turns down plea deal in MSG melee

NY Post (Rebecca Rosenberg) — Ex-Knick Charles Oakley refused a plea deal Friday for allegedly assaulting two Madison Square Garden security guards during a televised scuffle at a basketball game in February. Assistant District Attorney Ryan Lipes offered Oakley an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal — a deal that wouldn’t require him to admit any guilt. If the baller stayed...
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Kristaps Porzingis shot down in big way by model on Instagram

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Kristaps Porzingis blew off his Knicks exit interview; model Ines Nikic blew off him — while smooching another man. The Knicks’ Latvian sensation tried to play the fame (and good looks) card on Instagram this week — a move he’s pulled before, albeit more successfully, with a Sports Illustrated model — and received the ultimate...
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Knicks explore trade for another first-round pick

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Knicks reportedly have asked about trading for one of the capped-out Trail Blazers’ three first-round picks in the NBA Draft. The Trail Blazers are open to deals for some combination of the picks — Nos. 15, 20 and 26 — and the Knicks have engaged them in talks, according to the Sporting News. ESPN reported...
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‘Failure’ Phil Jackson outsmarted by Carmelo: Mark Jackson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mark Jackson, in sticking up for Carmelo Anthony, called Phil Jackson a “failure’’ as Knicks president. The former Knicks point guard turned television analyst said Tuesday, during ABC’s conference call promoting the NBA Finals, the Zen Master is “definitively’’ the best coach of all time with his 11 rings, but has done a “poor job’’...
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Carmelo Anthony is having a really bad birthday

NY Post (Marc Berman) — This might rate as the most bittersweet birthday for Carmelo Anthony, who turned 33 on Monday with his professional career and personal life in upheaval. On the team’s official Twitter account, the Knicks posted a large Anthony photo with “Happy Birthday Carmelo” wishes, though it is doubtful he got a card from Knicks president Phil...
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Knicks getting visit from title-winning North Carolina stud

NY Post (Marc Berman) — North Carolina junior swingman Justin Jackson will bring his championship résumé to the Knicks’ Tarrytown facility next month, The Post has learned. According to an NBA source, Jackson will work out for the Knicks on June 13 ahead of the NBA draft. Jackson interviewed with the Knicks at the the league’s draft combine in Chicago...
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Phil Jackson’s closest adviser knows what champions look like

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Unheralded out of the small school, Arkansas-Little Rock, Derek Fisher played 18 NBA seasons and won five NBA titles with the Lakers — proving to be a leader, clutch 3-point shooter, rabid and prideful defender, playing hurt and playing “bigger than his size’’ — all attributes found in Clarence Gaines Jr.’s scouting report filed in...
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Meet Phil Jackson’s Knicks draft guru — a respected ‘odd duck’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Clarence Gaines Jr. walked into the Quest gymnasium in Chicago for the draft combine earlier this month wearing a brown/beige/orange-checkered African gown known as a dashiki. Gaines avoided all personal contact, darting through a phalanx of scouts, general managers and media. He silently took a seat in the metal bleachers. He sat alone, as is...
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