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Knicks passing on Masai Ujiri as new Knicks favorite emerges

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO – So much for Masai Ujiri. ESPN reported the Knicks are not expected to ask for permission to speak to the Raptors president, who recently signed a contract extension that gives him five years left on his deal. It is believed compensation for Ujiri would be too costly for Knicks owner James Dolan. One...
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Knicks’ top pick already having trouble staying on the court

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — For French rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina, when it rains, it pours. Not only is the guy who drafted him six days ago no longer around, but Ntilikina has barely gotten on the court during the first two days of summer-league practice because of a bruised right knee. It hasn’t been determined...
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What offense will Knicks run post-triangle?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Phil Jackson’s triangle offense is not dead and buried, but it’s moving toward life support. As pre-planned, the Knicks ran a bunch of triangle sets during summer-league practice Thursday, but it’s a long way until late September. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, trying to be deferential to his ousted boss, said he can...
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Knicks will interview former Cavaliers GM David Griffin: report

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tim Leiweke, the former Staples Center executive who is heading the Knicks’ presidential search, apparently listens to Jerry West. After West contacted Leiweke to endorse David Griffin, the former Cavaliers general manager contacted the Knicks and will be among the initial interviews, according to an ESPN report. West, a Clippers adviser, had a poor relationship...
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Knick accused of choking woman says she launched attack on his ‘private parts’

NY Post (Julia Marsh, Elizabeth Rosner) — A Knicks player who is being sued for choking a woman outside a downtown Manhattan bar says that he’s the real victim — and that the woman launched an attack on his “private parts.” In a new court filing released Thursday, Knicks forward Kyle O’Quinn told a very different story from his accuser, Brooklyn resident...
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Dysfunctional Knicks misspelled first-round pick’s name on jersey

NY Post (Thomas Lipe) — If you thought the firing of Knicks president Phil Jackson would mark the beginning of the organization getting its act together, you might want to think again. The Knicks’ No. 8-overall draft pick, Frank Ntilikina, arrived to one of his first summer-league practices Wednesday to find his last name misspelled on his jersey. What was...
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Isiah Thomas makes statement about Knicks vacancy

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Isiah Thomas has “no interest” in replacing Phil Jackson as the Knicks’ president of basketball operations, according to Thomas himself,
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If this is Jeff Hornacek’s best case for Carmelo Anthony, yikes

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek may not agree with evicted team president Phil Jackson on sticking with a full-blown triangle offense, but he agreed with his former boss on something: He acted lukewarm on the idea of Carmelo Anthony being on next season’s roster. Asked directly whether Anthony will be on the Knicks...
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Knicks draft hope’s last week: Hurt knee and backer got fired

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. – For French rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina, when it rains, it pours. Not only is the guy who drafted him six days ago no longer around, but Ntilikina has barely gotten on the court during the first two days of summer-league practice because of a bruised right knee. It hasn’t been determined...
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Knicks point guard options can expand with Phil out of picture

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Perhaps the biggest question remaining from Phil Jackson’s ouster this week as the Knicks president is how it affects the team’s plans in NBA free agency, which begins July 1. According to The Post’s Marc Berman, owner James Dolan hopes the removal of the triangle — the antiquated offense stubbornly favored by Jackson — will...
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Cavaliers fall guy getting behind-the-scenes Knicks push

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — From LeBron James to the Knicks’ dysfunction? That’s the move David Griffin could potentially make. Sources told ESPN that running the Knicks is the type of job he covets after being ousted by Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert earlier this month. The Knicks are targeting Raptors president Masai Ujiri, but taking him from Toronto would cost the...
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Phil Jackson aftermath: Five key questions facing the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here are five pressing questions the Knicks must answer now that Phil Jackson’s gone: Figuring the triangle is a thing of the past, what is Jeff Hornacek’s offensive plan? People close to Hornacek believe he’ll return to the exciting, rapid-paced motion offense of his Phoenix days that worked so well his first year there. Blending...
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Phil Jackson joins these men as worst executives in NYC sports

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Was Phil Jackson the worst executive in New York Sports history?Here are some of the other candidates: M. Donald Grant Mets Chairman of the Board, 1962-78 Grant is credited for hiring Gil Hodges as manager in 1968, and the Miracle Mets won the World Series the next season. His watch included another NL pennant in...
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Carmelo Anthony not off trade block despite Phil Jackson’s exit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Even with Phil Jackson out of his way, things aren’t yet peachy-keen for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. He can breathe easier but not easy. The Vertical reported the Knicks still are looking to deal Anthony (though they’re unwilling to buy him out). The club, which doesn’t have anyone to replace Jackson...
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Social media explodes with joy after Phil Jackson’s firing

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — If social media is any indication, celebrity and everyday Knicks fans are thrilled owner James Dolan fired Phil Jackson. Be warned, some of the happy fans’ language was graphic:
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