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Knicks 3-point specialist Alec Burks set to return to lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Alec Burks’ 3-point accuracy has been sharper than his injury projections. When he sprained his right ankle in the season’s third game on Dec. 27, the Knicks’ hot-shooting swingman thought he’d be back in a flash. “I underestimated it,’’ Burks said after Wednesday’s practice in San Francisco. “I felt if I took a couple of...
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Knicks’ Immanuel Quickley relishing Stephen Curry challenge

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Rookie point guard Immanuel Quickley may just have the moxie to play fearlessly against Warriors megastar Stephen Curry when the Knicks (7-8) begin their four-game West Coast trip Thursday in San Francisco. Quickley said he feels coach Tom Thibodeau’s defense-savvy Knicks have a solid game plan for the high-flying Warriors (7-6), who no longer are...
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Tough defense proving a winner for Knicks

Newsday But they face a challenge on their upcoming West Coast trip, where they'll face three top 10 offenses.
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Elfrid Payton clinging to Knicks starting spot with stellar defense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Like a cat’s nine lives, Elfrid Payton has survived all point-guard comers to hold onto the starting job for a second straight season — even turning back surging rookie Immanuel Quickley.  Dennis Smith Jr. and Frank Ntilikina have proved no competition — each suffering early-season injuries to eliminate them as contenders. Each will be trade...
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Listen to Episode 29 of ‘Big Apple Buckets’: Knicks Back to Winning Ways feat. Charlie Ward

NY Post (Jake Brown) — It’s been a roller-coaster first 15 games for the Knicks this season. From 0-2 to 2-3 to 5-3 to 5-8 to now 7-8. They won games on back-to-back days Sunday and Monday for the first time in three years, after 40 failed attempts. The team is in the top eight in the Eastern Conference right...
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Jeff Van Gundy can’t stop raving about Knicks rookie Immanuel Quickley

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Van Gundy loves everything his protege Tom Thibodeau has done for the Knicks at the 15-game mark. But the former Knicks head coach saved his strongest praise for the mastermind that drafted Immanuel Quickley, the rookie point guard out of Kentucky, selected 25th. In an interview with The Post about the 7-8 Knicks, Van...
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In quest for a point guard, Knicks' Elfrid Payton remains the starter over Immanuel Quickley

Newsday "I love both guys," Thibodeau said. "They're different and bring different things to the team.
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Exhausted Julius Randle delivers clutch Knicks performance

NY Post (Marc Berman) — All-Stars — besides being elite talents — fight through poor-shooting games and still help their teams win. Check another box for Knicks power forward Julius Randle. With his minutes mounting all season, Randle looked like he had nothing in the tank across much of MLK Day’s noon match against the Magic. Despite tired legs that...
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RJ Barrett is blossoming before our eyes in promising Knicks sign

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Of all the Knicks, he is the one who will receive the most scrutiny for as long as he plays here. He was the No. 3 pick in a draft in which Zion Williamson went 1 and Ja Morant went 2. He was the Knicks’ first-round pick after a year in which they won 17...
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There’s a reason Elfrid Payton (not Immanuel Quickley) is the Knicks starting point guard

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Immanuel Quickley’s rookie surge has resulted in calls for him to supplant Elfrid Payton in the starting lineup.
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RJ Barrett has a hand defensively in Knicks' win over Magic

Newsday In the closing minute Monday afternoon, when the game appeared to be slipping away from the Knicks, RJ Barrett got a hand in the passing lane, deflecting a pass from Aaron Gordon, and when Reggie Bullock tossed it ahead to him, he navigated his way to a fast-break layup that put the game safely in hand for the Knicks.
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Knicks' defense saves the day again in ugly win over Magic 

Newsday Neither team shot well, but after blowing a big fourth-quarter lead the Knicks made the big plays down the stretch to pull out a 91-84 win on Martin Luther King Day.
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Defense carries Knicks past Magic for rare back-to-back wins

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If there were fans, the Garden faithful would have spent MLK Day chanting “De-fence.” The defensive momentum from their rout of the Celtics carried over into MLK Day as the Knicks shut out the Magic in a 91-84 squeaker in a noon matinee at the fan-free Garden. The Knicks couldn’t shoot either – not even...
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Julius Randle, RJ Barrett propel Knicks over Magic on MLK Day

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — It was about as crisp as wet toilet paper and ugly as bowling shoes.
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Knicks’ Obi Toppin showcases glimpse of what he may become

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — This was more like the Obi Toppin the Knicks thought they were getting. The lottery pick is still working his way back after suffering a strained calf in the season opener, with Sunday marking just his fourth NBA game. But Toppin offered a glimpse of what might be to come, recording a career-high 12 points...
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