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How Knicks’ youth movement works in Frank Ntilikina’s favor

NY Post (George Willis) — David Fizdale’s commitment to the Knicks’ youth movement is a good thing for Frank Ntilikina, not so much for Enes Kanter. In the aftermath of the Knicks’ 127-109 loss to the Thunder on Monday afternoon at the Garden, one player was speaking optimistically about the remaining part of the season, while another was wondering about...
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Enes Kanter changes tune on Knicks trade after Fizdale sit-down

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter, putting aside his mounting issues with his homeland of Turkey, admits he’s starting to change his tune on his future in New York after a heart-to-heart with coach David Fizdale. Fizdale said before the Knicks’ 127-109 blowout loss to the Thunder on Martin Luther King Day that his priority for the...
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Knicks look exhausted in matinee embarrassment to Thunder

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks should have stayed in London for the holiday. In their first game back from London, the Knicks put forth a sickening outing even by their self-admitted low tanking standards. Oklahoma City administered a wire-to-wire 127-109 rout on MLK Day that had their orange-clad players all but laughing on the Garden floor and the...
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Enes Kanter eager for Knicks return after ‘boring’ spell as TV viewer

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Enes Kanter was just another fan. The Knicks center, who opted against joining the team in London because of fears of an assassination attempt perpetrated by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, watched Thursday’s game against the Wizards on TV from his apartment in White Plains, while sporting the team’s blue jersey. Sitting more than 3,400...
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The Knicks finally saw the old Allonzo Trier

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The lasting image of Allonzo Trier’s trip to London is the game-deciding goaltending call against him with 0.4 seconds left in the Knicks’ 101-100 loss to the Wizards on Thursday. The lasting impact of the trip could be a strong finish to Trier’s rookie season, further validating the two-year contract the Knicks gave the undrafted...
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Zion Williamson and the other four top Knicks lottery prospects

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here’s a look at the top five players that will be available for the 2019 NBA draft: 1. Zion Williamson, PF/C, Duke He’s a 6-foot-8 potential smallball center, a 285-pounder who powers to the rim for vicious dunks. He rebounds, block shots with ferocity and owns a motor coaches dream about. Though he’s almost assured...
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Knicks’ youth commitment puts them in thick of race to bottom

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale gave European journalists a tanking course during the Knicks’ trip to London. There’s no such thing in British soccer’s renowned Premier League, where a club with the worst record faces threats of being “relegated’’ to a lower division. NBA commissioner Adam Silver won his lottery reform for 2019, but it has...
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Ntilikina even struggling when it comes to a video-game rating

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Lottery picks Dennis Smith Jr. and Frank Ntilikina will be forever linked in New York — their careers compared. Each point guard is experiencing trying times in his sophomore season. Smith has been shopped by Dallas much of the year, and the latest report has him leaving the club briefly but only so...
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Enes Kanter wants to thank Adam Silver, NBA for support

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Enes Kanter appreciates commissioner Adam Silver’s support. Before the Knicks faced the Wizards on Thursday in London, Silver said he takes a report regarding Turkey’s potential plans to attempt to extradite Kanter from the U.S., as well as social-media death threats, “very seriously.” Silver added he “absolutely understands” Kanter’s reasoning for not traveling...
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Latrell Sprewell is all-in on David Fizdale and these Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Latrell Sprewell got it right with the Knicks back in the day. When Jeff Van Gundy resigned early in the 2001-2002 season, as other players rejoiced the prospect of having a less dour leader, Sprewell voiced this sentiment: “Be careful what you wish for.’’ The Knicks have captured one playoff series since Van...
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Emmanuel Mudiay wants to be the closer Knicks are missing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay didn’t see much of London on his second trip to Britain. He was laid up with a head cold. Mudiay saw plenty of net through three quarters Thursday against the Wizards, however, when he made nine of his first 10 shots, further establishing himself as a potential point...
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Knicks go all the way to London to find new crushing way to lose

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — The Knicks proved they can just as easily choke in the fourth quarter overseas as in the United States. And they managed to do it on a buzzer-beating goaltending call on rookie Allonzo Trier. Dominating play and a pleasure to watch for three quarters, the Knicks fell apart late as the Wizards stole...
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When NBA would step in as Enes Kanter-Turkey fight worsens

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he supports Enes Kanter’s decision to not travel to London and is taking “very seriously” a report Wednesday stating the Turkish government will issue an extradition notice for the controversial Knicks center. An NBA source said the league wouldn’t act until any official extradition move is made by...
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Two ex-Knicks cross paths in ironic Wizards roster twist

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Wizards coach Scott Brooks seemed regretful ex-Knick Ron Baker wasn’t in London. Baker signed with the Wizards last month after the Knicks released the undrafted Wichita State guard to make room for Allonzo Trier’s NBA contract. Brooks, like Baker, was a frenetic defender after going undrafted and wound up as a Knicks backup in 1996-97....
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Knicks grab London spotlight ahead of matchup with Wizards

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — The Knicks were given the royal treatment befitting the Queen as they entered a gym in London’s financial district for practice Wednesday. More than 300 European journalists crowded into the facility as if this were the NBA Finals. Instead, it was the preface to an NBA regular-season game between two bottom-dwellers. The 10-33...
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