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Knicks weren’t going to let Kristaps Porzingis leave on his terms

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five observations from The Day The Unicorn Left Town. 1. A lot of sentiment is focused on the Knicks taking a risk with the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster and putting all their marbles in free agency by opening up enough cap space for two max contracts. But in the Knicks’ eyes, the risk was doing nothing...
  • 21 days ago
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Mark Cuban already excited about Porzingis-Doncic duo

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — It appears Kristaps Porzingis can’t get to Dallas fast enough for Mark Cuban. Cuban apparently can’t wait to see Porzingis play with his fellow European star Luka Doncic as the Mavericks owner retweeted a gif Porzingis posted of the two players sharing a laugh at halftime when the Knicks lost to the Mavericks at the...
  • 22 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis fans flames of Knicks trade conspiracy theory

NY Post (Anthony Barstow) — It seemed all day Thursday there was more to the Knicks’ trade of Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks than meets the eye. Now, the ex-Knicks lottery pick has all but confirmed it. Porzingis posted a goodbye message to New York and the Knicks fans on Twitter and Instagram – hours after the trade had gone...
  • 22 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis finally sends a thank you to New York

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — It took long enough. Kristaps Porzingis, who was traded to the Mavericks on Thursday afternoon, finally tweeted out a message to New York and Knicks fans, but he first found time to send a celebratory tweet about playing with his new Mavericks teammate and friend Luka Doncic. “New York will always have a special place...
  • 22 days ago
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Enes Kanter responds to Knicks’ claims they need veteran help

NY Post (Joseph Staszewski) — The Knicks traded away nearly a third of their roster, and Enes Kanter seems to be wondering where he and the organization now stand. The team shipped Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke to the Mavericks in a stunning blockbuster trade Thursday for Dennis Smith Jr., two future first-round picks and...
  • 22 days ago
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Revisiting Kristaps Porzingis’ tumultuous Knicks career

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Kristaps Porzingis was traded to the Mavericks on Thursday. Here’s a look back at the key moments of his Knicks career: June 25, 2015: Porzingis is selected by the Knicks with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft, leading fans inside Barclays Center to boo the largely unknown 19-year-old from Latvia. Nov. 21, 2015:...
  • 22 days ago
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Steve Mills: Kristaps Porzingis no longer wanted to be a Knick

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — It seems Kristaps Porzingis did not like what he was seeing. According to Knicks president Steve Mills, the Latvian star wasn’t seeing eye to eye with management. That led to a blockbuster deal that quickly took shape, sending Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks along with Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke to Dallas...
  • 22 days ago
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Porzingis is now the centerpiece of Mavericks’ Euro dream team

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Mavericks’ European star combo just got new life. While Dallas may lose Dirk Nowitzki to retirement at the end of this season, his replacement may have just landed in the form of Kristaps Porzingis, who could pair with Luka Doncic as a tantalizing duo for years to come. Porzingis, 23, is already planning to...
  • 22 days ago
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Durant sweepstakes comes with intriguing Knicks backup plans

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — While the Knicks’ blockbuster Kristaps Porzingis trade Thursday technically landed them Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two first-round draft picks, they are banking on the real prize coming a few months down the road. By unloading the contracts of Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee in the trade, the Knicks will have...
  • 22 days ago
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There is only one way Knicks aren’t colossal idiots in Porzingis trade

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — There is one way, and only one, where the surreal events of Thursday afternoon make even a little bit of sense at Penn Plaza. Monday, July 7 figures to be one of the lightest news days of the summer. It’s the first day of baseball’s All-Star break, so the Mets and the Yankees will be...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis trade: NBA players react with shock, laughs

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — The Knicks made plenty of news Thursday afternoon, with a meeting with star Kristaps Porzingis evolving into a multi-player trade with the Mavericks in the span of a few hours. The reported trade involves Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke going to Dallas for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan and Wes Matthews,...
  • 22 days ago
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Meet Dennis Smith, new Knick who has LeBron’s endorsement

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks passed over Dennis Smith Jr. with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 draft, but they landed him anyway as part of the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster Thursday afternoon. Smith left a strong final impression on the Knicks on Wednesday night at the Garden, where he racked up 13 points, 15 assists and 10...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis, Hardaway, Lee to Mavericks in stunner

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Unbelievable. A whirlwind day appears to be ending with the Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis. They were near a deal Thursday that would send the 7-foot-3 Latvian to the Mavericks, multiple reports indicated. The New York Times reported that Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee also would be going to Dallas in exchange for a future...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks pursuing trade of Kristaps Porzingis as frustration boils over

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Kristaps Porzingis may have played his last game with the Knicks. ESPN.com reports he met with Knicks management on Thursday and left them with the impression that he would like to be traded. And that’s the course of action GM Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills plan to take before next Thursday’s trade deadline....
  • 22 days ago
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Celtics fear a Knicks super-team forming in Anthony Davis sweepstakes

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Pelicans general manager Dell Demps is finally returning Lakers phone calls, ESPN reported, and the Anthony Davis sweepstakes are off. And the Knicks may somehow have more at stake than previously thought. If Los Angeles and New Orleans cannot strike a deal by the deadline, the Celtics have long been viewed as the summertime favorites...
  • 22 days ago
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