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NY Post (Steve Serby) — Summer in the city. … You could be crawling on the Cross Bronx Expressway interrupted by the sight of a battered baseball still orbiting off the bat of Aaron Judge. Or a newsflash that the Mets have suffered yet another disheartening, disabling injury. There can be tempers flaring at a packed Red Bulls-NYCFC game, or...
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Remembering the worst trades ever by New York teams

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — It’s an interesting week to ponder how perilous the world of the sports transaction can be. We celebrated — maybe that’s the wrong word — the 40th anniversary of the Tom Seaver deal this week, and Daniel Murphy (yes, I know, that wasn’t a trade) paid a visit to Queens this weekend. The Nets will...
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Ron Baker knows what Knicks need — now will he be back?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ron Baker has heard reports of president Phil Jackson’s intentions to select a guard/wing in Thursday’s NBA draft. The Knicks blond-haired rookie revelation hopes it turns into a prospect with a nose for defense. “Obviously I think our defense was not very good last year,’’ Baker told The Post in a phone interview this week....
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Derrick Rose seems desperate to return to Knicks

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Derrick Rose and the Knicks seem to be lowering their expectations at just the right time to reignite their marriage. While recovering from another knee surgery this offseason, Rose is back to exploring free agency and hoping to find a team that will take a chance on his injury-prone body. Rose and his agent, B.J....
  • 342 days ago
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Knicks watch Frank Ntilikina slip into draft night dilemma

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina’s journey to NBA draft night became even more complicated Thursday as he helped lead his Strasbourg team to a 74-72 victory over Chalon in Game 2 of the French league finals. Ntilikina, the starting point guard, notched 13 points, four assists and three rebounds in 24 minutes to bounce back from his poor...
  • 342 days ago
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How a hidden Dennis Smith trait could put him out of Knicks’ reach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Executives from at least 10 teams, including reps from the Knicks, will be at North Carolina State on Thursday for Dennis Smith Jr.’s pro day. Though the 6-foot-3 freshman point guard is projected in the mid-lottery in most mock drafts, Smith’s longtime trainer told The Post that talent evaluators will be eyeballing the draft’s most talented...
  • 343 days ago
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The ‘high-ceiling’ stud Knicks should be praying for: ESPN expert

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — ESPN NBA Draft analyst talks the Knicks’ best-case scenario, the Porzingis problem and the Lonzo Ball smokescreens with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: If you are the Knicks, who are you hoping falls to No. 8? A: Jonathan Isaac. There’s a lot of risk there, but also a lot of reward. He’s got a high...
  • 343 days ago
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Knicks’ other Carmelo option if Jackson can’t pull off trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s a last resort, but if Knicks president Phil Jackson can’t find a trade partner suitable for Carmelo Anthony’s approval, the Zen Master always can go stretch. Stretch, as in stretch provision. The new collective bargaining agreement, which kicks in July 1, still contains the stretch provision clause, which few teams ever use. The clause...
  • 343 days ago
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‘Most famous Latvian in the world’ out of hiding for documentary

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tucked away in his European homeland for the offseason, Kristaps Porzingis will be back in United States living rooms June 25, when ESPN airs an E-60 documentary on the Latvian’s life. Jeremy Schaap is host and traveled last June to the seacoast village of Liepaja to spend time with Porzingis, his brothers and his parents....
  • 343 days ago
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J.R. Smith starts stumping for Carmelo trade to Cavs

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — [instagram url=” J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony reunited on a third different NBA team? Smith seems to be in favor, judging by his Instagram activity. No more than 24 hours after his Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA Finals to the juggernaut Golden State Warriors, the mercurial Smith “liked” a post showing a crude Photoshop of...
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Ever-smiling Kentucky star with sweet stroke could fall to Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The smooth jump shot jumps out. So does the next-level athleticism. And the NBA Jam flaming-hoop hot streak. But talk to those who have played with or against Malik Monk, and have coached him or watched him closely, and the first thing that comes to mind is that smile. It’s not an egotistical smile. It’s...
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The Knicks’ draft workouts are different than the rest of NBA’s

NY Post (Marc Berman) — North Carolina’s championship-winning junior swingman Justin Jackson had participated in six NBA workouts prior to Tuesday’s visit to the Knicks’ Tarrytown compound. This one — off the bat — felt different. “It was more teaching than all the other ones,’’ Jackson told The Post in a phone interview. “With the triangle and the other types...
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Michael Sweetney tried to kill himself as a Knicks rookie

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — At the time in his life when Michael Sweetney should have been at his highest point, a tragedy sent him to rock bottom. Sweetney, the Knicks’ No. 9 draft pick in 2003, lost his father, Samuel, to a heart attack days before he was to play in his first NBA training camp. Sweetney attended the...
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Mystery French draft prospect: I’m built for Knicks in every way

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Perhaps it’s a good omen. The French word for triangle is triangle. Whether it’s Phil Jackson’s offense, relating to Kristaps Porzingis or adapting to New York City, 18-year-old point guard Frank Ntilikina said he would be a good fit if the Knicks draft him at No. 8. Ntilikina brought up Jackson’s system, unsolicited. “I watch...
  • 346 days ago
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Mark Cuban is scoping French point guard on Knicks’ radar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ciao, Frankie! If the Knicks pass on French League point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth pick, the Mavericks, sitting at No. 9, are interested in the 18-year-old stud. According to sources, the Mavericks sent out a contingent that featured busy billionaire owner Mark Cuban, general manager Donnie Nelson and director of player personnel Tony...
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