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Breaking down Kristaps Porzingis’ opening-night dud

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND – Kristaps Porzingis officially became an Adidas guy before the game – Nike deciding against matching the deal that is worth about $4.5 million annually. It’s the largest for a European hoopster. The Euro sneaker king even released a statement, saying “I’m a unique player and Adidas is a unique brand. I’m just excited...
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TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Crushed in Cleveland

SYN.tv TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Crushed in Cleveland
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Rose wants Knicks to utilize pick-and-roll more

SYN.tv Knicks guard Derrick Rose said he wants the Knicks to use the pick-and-roll more in the team's offense after Tuesday's loss to the Cavaliers, according to Newsday's Al Iannazzone.
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Derrick Rose wants to play pick-and-roll 'every time down' for Knicks

Newsday Derrick Rose is slow in picking up the Knicks' offense because he missed more than two weeks of practices and games, but he sounds as if he misses Chicago more.
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There's no defending the Knicks' dreadful defense

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — At one point in the third quarter, the Cavs scored 30 consecutive points without drawing a foul.
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Knicks agree improving defense should be their focus

SYN.tv Following last night's 117-88 opening-night loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek admitted that his team felt unsettled, especially on defense, where they'll need to be more aggressive.
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Easy to spot the good and bad for Rose in Knicks debut

SYN.tv (Keith Schlosser) — Derrick Rose scored 17 points on 7-for-17 shooting in his New York Knicks debut Tuesday night, though he looked hesitant when handling the ball and didn't take charge.
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Knicks Opening Night presented by Chase

NBA.com: nyknicks.com Knicks Opening Night presented by Chase
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Joakim Noah mocks Cleveland after congratulating Cavs fans

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only defiance from the Knicks on Tuesday came before their 117-88 season-opening loss — just as the Cavaliers began their ring ceremony. Joakim Noah, whose disdain for the Cavaliers is well-documented, needed to be told to leave the court as he shot free throws while the lights dimmed for the ceremony and a video...
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Derrick Rose’s blunt take on his Game 1 Knicks performance

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CLEVELAND — In the hours before his Knicks debut, Derrick Rose took his fist and knocked it on the Quicken Loans Arena hardwood. He had been asked whether this was the longest period he hadn’t had a setback with his knees. Rose admitted to “nerves’’ before his first game as a Knick and said his...
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Derrick Rose and Knicks look far from ‘Super Team’

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — This city finally got to raise a championship banner on Tuesday, a ceremony that was 52 years in the making.
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Knicks’ new-guys report card: Did anyone earn a B?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here’s how the new-look Knicks graded out in their debuts: Derrick Rose: Looked overanxious with four turnovers in the first half and just one assist all game. Had some great moments exploding to the rim but rust was evident as expected. Grade: C Courtney Lee: Had a quiet preseason and showed little in his debut,...
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How Melo & Rose Got To the Rim vs. Cavs

MSG.com: (Brad Polk) — Wally Szczerbiak and Alan Hahn take a look at a couple of examples of how Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose effectively made moves to the basket to score.
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Knicks get Cavalier pass, but home opener can’t be this ugly

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — CLEVELAND — The NBA may not have done the Knicks any favors by serving them up to the Cavaliers Tuesday night, on a night when Cleveland was feeling awfully damn good about itself. Up went a banner, the first such to commemorate a championship in this town in 52 years. Down went the Knicks. Hard....
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Knicks, Cavaliers do not make statement during national anthem

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — The Knicks and Cavs mostly stood in a standard line before Tuesday night's season opener.
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