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Knicks interested in Kentucky assistant Kenny Payne joining coaching staff

NY Post (Joseph Staszewski) — Knicks president Leon Rose didn’t bring John Calipari to New York, but he could add the Kentucky coach’s right-hand man. Wildcats associate head coach Kenny Payne told the Lexington Herald-Leader that the Knicks have expressed interest in hiring him as an assistant coach on Tom Thibodeau’s staff. Payne is weighing an offer, according to Stadium’s...
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Every New York team had their own Horace Clarke

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The passing of Horace Clarke earlier this week inspired one splendid and loyal reader, Eric Schnipper (aka @drschnip on Twitter) to make a suggestion: “Name the Horace Clarke facsimile for all New York pro teams: a guy … who played for the better part of a decade and epitomizes the era of ineptitude — and,...
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Andrew Yang: Knicks may have gotten it all wrong again

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Andrew Yang is concerned the Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau coaching hire might not be the right fit. Nor is Yang convinced the Knicks new administration can change the team’s fortunes with James Dolan as owner. The former Democratic presidential candidate who participated in seven debates believes he has reason for skepticism. The 45-year-old Westchester native had...
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Kenny Smith: Tom Thibodeau alone isn’t the answer for Knicks

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks’ hiring of Tom Thibodeau as coach has largely been lauded as a smart move. But no single coach, player or executive alone will be enough to turn around the struggling franchise, according to Kenny Smith. “I know [Thibodeau] has been a great coach in his day, but I’ve seen great coaches go there...
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Steve Popper's awards, highlights and lowlights from a strange NBA season

Newsday As the NBA has managed to safely resume the season in a bubble, closing in on the final days of the regular season in the coming week — minus eight teams that were left out — it's worth looking back on the season that was.
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One thing kept Kemba Walker from signing with the Knicks: ‘Top priority’

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Native New Yorker Kemba Walker admits he almost came home last summer to play for the Knicks. But they couldn’t land another star, and the rest is history. Walker ended up in Boston – currently third in the Eastern Conference, bound for the playoffs – while the Knicks have ended up bound for the lottery....
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NBA having problems holding ‘Delete 8’ camp that would include Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau still hasn’t gotten his first wish as head coach. A stalemate still exists between the players association and NBA on an agreement regarding organized team activities (OTA) for the “Delete 8,’’ according to multiple sources. The union still is apprehensive about health/testing protocols that meet the standards of the Orlando restart bubble that...
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NBA minicamp for non-bubble teams hits snag, source says

Newsday While there has been some talk about a second bubble for the eight teams to stage an exhibition schedule, some teams have little interest.
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How Tom Thibodeau won over Scott Perry to become Knicks coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks GM Scott Perry didn’t know Tom Thibodeau. And he still hasn’t shaken hands with the new Knicks coach. Perry just knew what he saw on the court — Thibodeau’s well-coached clubs. Perry became convinced over Zoom interviews that Thibodeau was the right man for the job, supporting president Leon Rose’s initial instinct that had...
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Knicks makeover guru says he can help lure star free agents

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks branding manager Steve Stoute is known for his marketing, but he thinks he can help lure free agents, too. Knicks president Leon Rose and senior vice president William Wesley were hired primarily as a conduit to luring stars, but Stoute believes he can form a Big 3. “With having Leon in, World Wide Wes...
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This is one very depressing Kristaps Porzingis birthday tweet

NY Post (Jared Schwartz) — Not everyone will be sending Kristaps Porzingis gifts. The star’s 25th birthday is a harsh reminder for Knicks fans about what could’ve been. The 7-foot-3 Latvian has a number of noteworthy marks worth celebrating and the Mavericks did just that: Of course, Porzingis could’ve still been doing this in a Knicks uniform. After Porzingis and...
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Tom Thibodeau gave Steve Kerr ‘really helpful’ Andrew Wiggins advice

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau visited Golden State’s new practice compound in February. The Warriors had just traded for Minnesota’s young enigma Andrew Wiggins. Considering Thibodeau was fired by the Timberwolves a year before, allegedly for not relating well to the Wolves’ young prospects such as Wiggins, he would seem to be the last person to offer Warriors...
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With allies in front office, Tom Thibodeau can focus on Knicks roster

Newsday "I've known them for over two decades," Thibodeau said of Leon Rose and William Wesley. "They've been involved in just about every major decision that I've made.
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