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Knicks eyeing point guard of the future with the No. 8 pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — French point guard Frank Ntilikina met with team president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and coach Jeff Hornacek at a restaurant next to the Garden on Wednesday morning. Later, Ntilikina, an 18-year-old point guard fresh off a plane from Paris and the French league finals, attended a pre-draft press conference in Midtown, where he...
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Phil confirms Porzingis trade talk in stunningly frank interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson confirmed he is listening to offers for Kristaps Porzingis and would pull the trigger if something is intriguing. However, the Zen Master said nothing has piqued his interest yet and he has to do “what’s best for the club.’’ A source told The Post on Wednesday the Knicks want a top-four pick and...
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Knicks’ long-shot new Porzingis: Phil Jackson meeting was ‘great’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Lauri Markkanen never has played against Kristaps Porzingis or even met him in person. But the Finnish 7-footer, a top draft prospect after playing one season at Arizona, has texted and spoken on the phone with Porzingis on multiple occasions. They didn’t think they would be linked like this. “We’ve talked about this process on...
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Kristaps Porzingis talks Knicks frustration, newest ‘obsession’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Memo to Phil Jackson: Kristaps Porzingis is getting stronger, putting on weight and “obsessed’’ with his offseason training. However, the 7-foot-3 Latvian for whom the Knicks president is listening to trade offers gave a lukewarm endorsement of the triangle offense, saying it hasn’t worked yet because the Knicks haven’t had the right players. In an...
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NBA mock draft: Knicks splash, Celtics mystery waiting after 1-2

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — If honesty were indeed the policy employed by most folks who attempt to piece together mock drafts, a lot of picks past the top 10 merely would be listed as NBC: No (Bleeping) Clue. But here is one stab, based on talks with executives, scouts, writers and bartenders across the country, at what may happen...
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French PG arrives and gives Knicks hope in Mavericks fight

NY Post (Marc Berman) — French point guard Frank Ntilikina, after arriving at Liberty International Airport in Newark on Tuesday for Thursday’s NBA draft, denied a report his preference is to be drafted by the Mavericks over the Knicks. Ntilikina, 18, reiterated the Knicks are a strong option for him because he fits well into triangle principles. The Mavericks have...
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Real problem with trading Porzingis is who’s pulling the strings

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Maybe none of this is an issue if Kristaps Porzingis had simply done what was expected of him, what was required of him, what is required of any employee who has an employer, any working stiff who answers to a boss. Maybe showing up for his exit interview with Phil Jackson on one of the...
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Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t seem amused by Knicks trade talk

NY Post (Charles Cotton) — If you thought Knicks fans were the only ones blindsided by Tuesday’s little Kristaps Porzingis reveal, think again. Judging by the 7-foot-3 forward’s latest Instagram post, Porzingis was as confused as anyone by the reports that Phil Jackson is listening to trade offers for him in the days before the draft. The somewhat cryptic social...
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How Knicks’ relationship with Porzingis turned bitter in 2 months

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — In the wake of the Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors, here is a timeline of how the Knicks’ building block somehow became a possible trade chip just two seasons into his career in New York. April 13-14: Porzingis blows off exit meeting; Jackson says nobody is untouchable This is when the problems bubbled to the surface....
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Knicks willing to trade Kristaps Porzingis

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson is considering trading the one positive of his failed term as Knicks president. According to a report Tuesday by The Vertical,
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This NBA Draft is reviving a Knicks horror story

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The Knicks in their history officially have picked eighth in the NBA draft five times. For those who favor tradition, the No. 8 pick in 1964 stands out. With several territorial picks before the draft, No. 8 became the first choice of the second round. And it produced a pretty fair player in Willis Reed....
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Knicks PG target flying to draft, with French mission unfinished

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Point-guard prospect Frank Ntilikina is scheduled to fly into Newark with his agents on Tuesday afternoon for the NBA draft despite his Strasbourg club forcing a Game 5 on Monday in the French League Finals with an 84-78 victory over Chalon, according to sources. Game 5 is slated for Friday, the day after the draft,...
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Amar’e Stoudemire a champion in Israel — now he has 3 options

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Amar’e Stoudemire is back from the Holy Land with a championship in tow, and he has not ruled out a return to the NBA — and the Knicks. Stoudemire arrived back in Miami on Sunday after his Hapoel Jerusalem club, despite being the fourth seed in playoffs, captured the Israeli Premier League championship on Thursday...
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Knicks’ dream draft pick has ‘Greek Freak’ talent: Szczerbiak

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If guards Dennis Smith Jr., Malik Monk, Donovan Mitchell and Frank Ntilikina are on the board when the Knicks’ turn comes at No. 8 on Thursday, what would Wally Szczerbiak do? Wally would go French. Szczerbiak, the CBS college basketball analyst/MSG Network broadcaster, told The Post it’s a close call, but he’d nab the French...
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The pick with everything Knicks want, they just need to get him

NY Post (Marc Berman) — During the French League semifinal between Strasbourg and Lyon-Villeurbonne earlier this month, Olivier Mazet, the French agent for Frank Ntilikina, arranged for a postgame dinner. He invited his client, Ntilikina, of Strasbourg; Charles Kahudi, who plays for Lyon; and Ntilikina’s mother, Jacqueline. Lyon led 2-0 in the best-of-five series, and Mazet was relieved. He soon...
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