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Knicks rookie plays more like project than shot-blocking whiz

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — One week ago, center Mitchell Robinson blocked a Knicks rookie-record nine shots against the Magic at the Garden. Orlando coach Steve Clifford said he was on “my board” during preparations for the rematch. On Sunday, Robinson got rejected by the referees. In a foul-plagued performance, Robinson looked a lot more like a...
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Kevin Knox disappoints as Knicks’ losing streak hits five

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — One Scott Perry lottery draft pick shined. The most recent one was awful. The Knicks’ losing streak hit five games as Orlando power forward Aaron Gordon chewed up the Knicks for 31 points while Kevin Knox suffered through a low-effort performance as the Magic beat the Knicks 131-117 in the rematch at...
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Fizdale throws a little cold water on possible Porzingis return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — David Fizdale hasn’t gotten word to suggest Kristaps Porzingis is close to being allowed to practice with the team. Nine months after his ACL surgery, Porzingis raised eyebrows last week with remarks in a magazine interview in which he said, “I’m already doing some contact drills and things where I’m competing against...
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‘Next question’: The Knicks are not exactly pacifying Enes Kanter

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — As the Knicks’ won-loss record grows worse, so does the frown on center Enes Kanter’s face. Knicks coach David Fizdale is not just juggling lineups but egos of his veteran players who are looking to win and are in their contract years. A free agent in 2019, Kanter issued another mysterious tweet...
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The mentality shift that sparked Trey Burke’s breakout game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks point guard Trey Burke believes he’s found himself. Burke was on a serious roll on the court in the Big Easy, and then off the court late Friday. He lit up the locker room with a fiery plea that the club must stop being satisfied with taking playoff teams deep into...
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Underachieving Knicks forward left wondering what his role is

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO – Mario Hezonja wasn’t in for the good moments Friday in New Orleans. He wasn’t in for the bad ones either. “Super Mario’’, in fact, wasn’t in at all. The struggling Knicks forward, who was their key free-agent signing, didn’t play for the first time this season in the 129-124 loss to the Pelicans....
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David Fizdale happy with rookie trio despite Knicks’ late fade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — The Knicks’ rookie power trio started together for the first time this season and coach David Fizdale liked what he saw despite the team’s fourth-quarter fade at Smoothie King Center. Fizdale made one more starting lineup tweak, adding undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier in a small-ball shuffle that sent power forward Noah...
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When Mitchell Robinson first became shot-blocking machine

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Butch Stockton laughed when asked if he was surprised Knicks starting center Mitchell Robinson blocked nine shots in a game — the franchise record for a rookie. The Chalmette High School coach has seen Robinson block more shots than anyone. As senior in 2016-17 for Chalmette, “The Cajun Kid” rejected eight per...
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Anthony Davis dominates as Knicks blow big lead for 4th straight loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — A small-ball change that had the Knicks’ three rookies together in the starting lineup looked good for a long while before the Pelicans’ size and Anthony Davis’ greatness proved too much in the end. The Knicks led by 19 points in the first half, by 11 inside the seven-minute mark and were...
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Knicks are going all-in with their rookies

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS – The Knicks’ rookie power trio will start together for the first time this season. David Fizdale has made one more starting lineup tweak, adding undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier in a small-ball shuffle that sends power forward Noah Vonleh to the bench and 2018 lottery pick Kevin Knox from small to power...
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More starting lineup changes could be coming for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale may have another starting lineup “tweak” up his sleeve for Friday’s game against the Pelicans. On Wednesday, Fizdale started Emmanuel Mudiay at point guard for Frank Ntilikina and Kevin Knox at small forward for Damyean Dotson. It was the second shakeup since the season opened, but it didn’t...
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David Fizdale is getting literal with Knicks motivational tools

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach David Fizdale brought an extra item onto this three-game road trip, and it will accompany the club on its voyages the rest of the season. An autographed ax. There it sat, leaning against a wall, in the visitor’s locker room Wednesday night in Oklahoma City and again at Thursday’s practice...
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The many theories for why Knicks have fallen off a cliff

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Five observations from Wednesday’s 128-103 loss to the Thunder. 1. Bill Parcells’ fabled line is: You are what your record says you are. It now holds true for the Knicks. They are as bad as 4-11 suggests following three straight blowout losses in which they were outscored by a combined 67 points....
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Former teammate makes a joke about Enes Kanter’s defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Enes Kanter and his former Thunder teammate Steven Adams were up to their old zany antics Wednesday at Chesapeake Arena. “He always tries to troll me and tells me I suck, but it’s all love in the end,” Kanter said after scoring 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting in the Knicks’...
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Knicks destroyed by Russell Westbrook-less Thunder

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — The Knicks already had posted one victory Wednesday with mounting evidence Kevin Durant’s rift in Golden State may be irreparable. Durant, who once fled this town when few here expected it, has momentum to bolt again in July, with the Knicks possibly being on his radar. Nevertheless, the Knicks couldn’t summon a...
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