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Kristaps Porzingis more than a spectator in Knicks’ 1st practice

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As David Fizdale’s first training-camp practice as Knicks head coach ended Tuesday, Kristaps Porzingis ran from the sidelines and joined the group huddle. That wasn’t seen near the end of last season, when Porzingis stayed away from ex-coach Jeff Hornacek and teammates after suffering a catastrophic ACL tear on Feb. 6 against Milwaukee. Now, Porzingis...
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The Knicks’ ‘skinny Shaq’ is stunning David Fizdale, too

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Rookie center Mitchell Robinson continues to prove to teammates and the Knicks coaching staff he’s not raw and he’s not a project. It’s too early to label him the steal of the 2018 draft after being taken by the Knicks at No. 36 overall in the second round, but it may go down that way....
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Fizdale opens camp with Knicks surprise: Starter free-for-all

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale conducted his first official practice in 10 months with a message to the players that, for Monday’s preseason opener in Washington, he has no starters. They have this week to earn those spots. Hence, Fizdale believes his mantra caused “a lot of big-time, nervous energy in the gym” and “great enthusiasm.”...
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Frank Ntilikina’s improvement is a game of inches

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina, with his newly sculpted body, believes he has more versatility to guard different positions. The Knicks are officially listing Ntilikina at 6-foot-6 — up from 6-foot-5 as a rookie last season. They may want to add a position for Ntilikina, too: forward. “I’ve been working a lot this summer on my body. I...
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Kristaps Porzingis needs to play for Knicks this season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis wore his white Knicks uniform Monday, sitting on a dais on media day, deflecting questions about when he will don his jersey in a game. “There is no timetable yet,’’ Porzingis said. “It won’t happen until I’m 110 percent and medically cleared.’’ Could he miss the season? “It’s really hard to say,’’ Porzingis...
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It sounds like David Fizdale has already overhauled Knicks’ culture

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The buzzword of the day was “culture,” how it’s supposedly changing around this downtrodden Knicks franchise. Almost every player who spoke to reporters on media day addressed it, some unprompted. There were many topics covered, from cornerstone Kristaps Porzingis’s rehabilitation from a torn ACL to the development of the team’s young players to the belief...
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Enes Kanter’s nipples and optimism steal the Knicks show

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Enes Kanter made his way to the podium with a large grin. He greeted the team’s beat writers and spent his time on the mic cracking jokes, praising his young teammates and new coach — and vowing to make the Knicks great again. Oh, and the jovial center offered this meme-worthy one-liner: “When I think...
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Knicks’ stunning hype for their other rookie: ‘skinnier’ Shaq

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Knox stole the show in Las Vegas, immediately wowing his new Knicks teammates with his shot-making prowess and athleticism in the NBA’s summer league. The team’s other rookie, raw big man Mitchell Robinson, has stood out in fall workouts, drawing through-the-roof praise from potential starting point guard Trey Burke. How impressive has Robinson been?...
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Knicks’ free-agent gamble has a second chance and new protégé

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks newcomer Mario Hezonja has a new French protégé. As Hezonja attempts to prove he belongs with the franchise long term, the 23-year-old Croatian forward has become close with fellow lottery pick Frank Ntilikina, and will attempt to show the 20-year-old Ntilikina how to avoid the pitfalls of the NBA. Hezonja’s career has been rocky...
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Kristaps Porzingis is very careful discussing Knicks return

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kristaps Porzingis is encouraged by everything he’s seen in the Knicks’ new power structure and by the young players the organization is surrounding him with, but it may be some time until he’s ready to join them on the floor. The 7-foot-3 Latvian, coming off a torn ACL, declined to reveal a timetable for his...
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Ex-coach says everyone should cool it with Kevin Knox hype

NY Post (Marc Berman) — George Karl says the media may want to put the brakes on the runaway hype for Knicks rookie Kevin Knox. The legendary coach told The Post he’s seen summer-league studs come back to Earth once fall arrives and the NBA’s regular season starts. Karl was in Albany on Saturday for the screening of the new...
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Joakim Noah on the verge of ‘heartbreaking’ Knicks split

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Joakim Noah won’t be at Media Day on Monday as the Knicks center is still on the verge of being waived through the stretch provision, according to sources. According to sources, the buyout should finally become official either Monday or Tuesday, and the Knicks’ exact cap savings will depend on how much Noah...
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Knicks’ top priority abundantly clear at start of training camp

NY Post (Marc Berman) — To borrow from Vince Lombardi, “Winning isn’t everything, player development is.” At least that’s the motto of the Knicks leadership quartet of Steve Mills-Scott Perry-Craig Robinson-David Fizdale entering another training camp Monday in which playoff expectations are at a low but optimism for future success at a high. Mills, the team president, has been part...
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Knicks getting first test of new direction with camp opening

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here are the top five storylines to watch as the Knicks enter training camp: 1. When will “The Franchise” make his season debut? President Steve Mills declined to put a timetable on Kristaps Porzingis’ return despite saying recently September’s tests would give the club a clearer idea. There’s still so many variables and progressions to...
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Knicks’ rebuilding plan not hurting ticket sales

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There is evidence some are buying hard into the Knicks’ patient rebuilding plan, despite five straight seasons of missing the playoffs. According to a Garden official, the season-ticket renewal rate hit 95 percent with training camp set to get underway Monday. That’s up from an 89 percent renewal rate last season and one of the...
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