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Jackson can’t screw up Carmelo trade, or it will hurt Porzingis

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The momentum is tangible now, seemingly unstoppable. The Knicks and Carmelo Anthony are steaming toward a divorce that, for years, seemed almost as inevitable as Brad and Angelina’s, and every bit as complicated. Hard feelings abound now, and things only promise to get uglier between now and exile. That’s how these things go. But Phil...
  • 358 days ago
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Summer hoops in NYC: Former NBAers to play in 16-team league

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Can the Gotham Ballers beat the Knicks? Former Knick Al Harrington won’t go that far, but thinks the new Champions Basketball League product will serve as summer itch for NBA-starved fans. The concept of the upstart 16-team semi-pro league to debut in July has changed over the past year. Instead of dawning as an over-30...
  • 358 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony an All-Star no more

NY Post (Ryan Lazo) — Not only does Phil Jackson not want Carmelo Anthony on his team, but neither do the players, fans and media who compile the votes for the All-Star team. For the first time since the 2008-2009 season, the Knicks’ star was not voted onto an All-Star roster as either a starter or a reserve. Reserves for...
  • 359 days ago
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Phil on mission to deal Carmelo: Talks trade with Clippers, Celtics

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks aren’t stopping at the Cavaliers. Team president Phil Jackson also reached out to the Celtics and Clippers in attempts to gauge interest in a trade for Carmelo Anthony, The Vertical reported Thursday. The report says Jackson is determined to deal Anthony before the Feb. 23 deadline and start rebuilding the team around Kristaps...
  • 359 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony’s traditional fourth-quarter fade sinks Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — Carmelo Anthony came, scored and then sank. Anthony notched 30 points, but got quiet in the fourth quarter, going scoreless while the Knicks’ defense crumbled in a 103-95 loss to the Mavericks at American Airlines Arena. He finished with seven turnovers. Kristaps Porzingis’ slump continued (13 points, 4-of-11) and point guard Derrick Rose...
  • 359 days ago
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Mark Cuban on Porzingis and Dirk working out: ‘F–k no’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — In rare form, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said from his locker-room StairMaster he wouldn’t be happy if Dirk Nowitzki worked out with Knicks phenom Kristaps Porzingis this summer. Porzingis said in November a plan was in the works to work out with his German idol after plans were foiled last season. Cuban doesn’t...
  • 360 days ago
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Knicks turned down in Carmelo-for-Kevin Love swap

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks shopped Carmelo Anthony in an attempt to acquire Kevin Love and were rebuffed. According to an ESPN report published on Wednesday, the Knicks made contact to test the Cavaliers’ interest in a swap of perennial All-Star forwards, which Cleveland turned down. Anthony had not agreed to waive his no-trade clause, which made the talks elementary....
  • 360 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis gets All-Star consolation prize

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — Kristaps Porzingis is headed to All-Star Weekend for the second straight year, even if it’s not for the main event. The slumping, 7-foot-3, second-year Knicks phenom was selected to play in the Rookie-Sophomore Game on Feb. 17 in New Orleans as part of the World Team. Knicks rookie center Willy Hernangomez of Spain was not...
  • 360 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony: LeBron wants me – but maybe not now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS – Carmelo Anthony is unsure how to interpret LeBron James’ profanity-laced remarks about the Cavaliers’ need to acquire more talent to beat the Warriors – a playmaker, specifically – but the Knicks star knows his buddy would love to join forces with him in Northeast Ohio. James’ remarks Monday night raised speculation he was...
  • 360 days ago
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It’s time to bench Joakim Noah and unleash Knicks’ eye-opener

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek acts as if benching starting center Joakim Noah would trigger a tornado blowing the roof off the Garden in retaliation. Meanwhile, the Knicks have a tornado of a young center in their midst in Spanish rookie Willy Hernangomez — Kristaps Porzingis’ former teammate in Seville. It’s time to unleash...
  • 361 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis’ decline gets more troubling with each game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — INDIANAPOLIS – As the profile of rookie center Willy Hernangomez rises, his best friend on the team, Kristaps Porzingis, is mired in a curious rut — and it’s not just due to his Achilles tendon injury. Entering December, the 7-foot-3 second-year phenom seemed to have a legitimate shot at making the All-Star Game as a reserve. Now...
  • 361 days ago
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Lance Thomas thought his teeth were falling out after brutal hit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — INDIANAPOLIS — Lance Thomas has a new mask fitting just right but won’t suit up until his headaches go away. Thomas confirmed he wasn’t diagnosed with a concussion but is nursing a lingering headache due to the fractured orbital bone suffered eight days ago in Toronto by a wild Jonas Valuncianis elbow to the face....
  • 361 days ago
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Carmelo and Knicks flip script after flirting with familiar choke

NY Post (Marc Berman) — INDIANAPOLIS — Who says Carmelo Anthony can’t hit the big shot or the Knicks can’t eke out a close game? Two days after his potential game-winning 3-pointer went in and out against Phoenix, Anthony sank a giant left-baseline jumper with 23 seconds left over Jeff Teague, breaking a tie and sending the Knicks to a...
  • 361 days ago
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Even Joakim Noah knew this was the worst free throw ever

NY Post (Fox Sports) — The Knicks are struggling mightily, and Joakim Noah didn’t make it any better Monday night. Losers of seven of their past 10 games, several of which ended in dramatic, devastating fashion, the Knicks could certainly use a strong performance from their flashy offseason signing. The Knicks’ $72 million man attempted to add points to the...
  • 362 days ago
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