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Giannis Antetokounmpo too much for chippy Kanter, Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — Enes Kanter knocked Giannis Antetokounmpo to the floor, but the “Greek Freak’’ knocked the Knicks out again. Another change to the starting lineup resulted in another loss as the Knicks continue their long, winding road to the league’s very bottom. But the desperation move to start 7-foot-1 center Luke Kornet over Kanter didn’t...
  • 26 days ago
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Enes Kanter is not pleased with being benched for Luke Kornet

NY Daily News (Scott Chiusano) — Enes Kanter is being asked to take a seat again, and he isn’t happy about it. Knicks head coach David Fizdale opted to send the center to the bench in favor of the unheralded Luke Kornet, according to reports from Milwaukee ahead of Thursday night’s game, a rematch with the Bucks. When the news...
  • 26 days ago
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David Fizdale’s lineup shocker could signal new path for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — With the Knicks having lost 10 of 11 games, coach David Fizdale is rolling the dice with young center Luke Kornet, placing him in the starting lineup over Enes Kanter for Thursday’s game against the Bucks. Last time the Knicks won, in Charlotte, Fizdale explained, Kornet was a key cog, and the coach...
  • 26 days ago
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Kevin Knox improves offensively by slowing down, but defense still a glaring issue for Knicks rookie

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — In a whirlwind of ineffectiveness, Kevin Knox got the ball and went right. That was the rookie’s default for the first two months of his NBA career. It’s understandable because it worked on every other level for Knox, because a player with his physical tools can dominate with a limited repertoire....
  • 26 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina is out of the doghouse and has Fizdale raving

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MILWAUKEE — He’s back. Knicks coach David Fizdale is unleashing enigmatic point guard Frank Ntilikina on the Bucks guards as the rematch is staged for Thursday at Fiserv Forum. Ntilikina has told Fizdale he won’t regret it. “I’m going to get Frank back in there tonight,” Fizdale said at the morning shootaround. With his visiting...
  • 26 days ago
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Knicks on brink of NBA’s worst record with upcoming road trip

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The best thing Knicks first-year coach David Fizdale had going for him is keeping up team spirit. That may be challenging as this season could spin out of control out West. Losers of 10 of the last 11 games, the Knicks are on the verge of inheriting the NBA’s worst record as they embark on...
  • 27 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina does not sound happy inside Knicks’ doghouse

NY Post (Marc Berman) — This has been a trying month for Frank Ntilikina, with his French hometown of Strasbourg making international headlines for all the wrong reasons. Ntilikina’s mother, Jacqueline, flew to New York earlier this week to be with her son and watch him play on Christmas Day at the Garden against the Bucks. The terrorist attack on...
  • 27 days ago
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The reason Fortnite-lover Mario Hezonja didn't see salty Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo story

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Giannis Antetokounmpo starred again at the Garden but never had an opportunity to perform his rendition of the Nutcracker. Mario Hezonja was a DNP in Milwaukee’s 109-95 victory Tuesday afternoon, about three weeks after Antetokounmpo warned that he might punch the Knicks forward in the privates. ...
  • 28 days ago
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Hezonja misses revenge chance after brutal Bucks website rip

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mario Hezonja didn’t get a chance to prove the Bucks’ website editors wrong. Knicks coach David Fizdale did not play Hezonja in the Bucks’ 109-95 Christmas rout of the Knicks, the second straight game he didn’t play. Fizdale, though, could have been taking steps to avoid an incident. Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo had threatened to...
  • 28 days ago
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Greek Freak’s Garden visit proof of what real contender looks like

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks became the tomato cans of Christmas — not belonging on the NBA’s grand stage with their 9-26 record and potential superstar still sidelined another two months. They kept up the fight for a first half before the Bucks, legitimate Eastern Conference title contenders, threw a third-quarter haymaker that wobbled their legs. “The Grinch...
  • 28 days ago
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Noah Vonleh had no fear taking on Giannis Antetokounmpo

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — There it was, mixed in with the coal that filled the Knicks’ stocking in a Christmas afternoon mismatch against the Bucks: a genuine highlight. A defensive highlight, at that. With 36 seconds remaining in the first half, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo go-go’d his Inspector Gadget arms on a layup attempt, and Noah Vonleh met him...
  • 28 days ago
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On Christmas Day, New Yorkers Follow Their Own Traditions

NY Times (ELIZA SHAPIRO, LIZ ROBBINS and TYLER PAGER) — A kosher Chinese restaurant in Borough Park had a perfectly normal lunch service. Fans watched the Knicks game. And the mayor served sweet potatoes.
  • 28 days ago
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Allonzo Trier return reminds Knicks what they were missing

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — It took Allonzo Trier two-and-a-half weeks to recover from his first NBA injury. It took him 30 seconds to get a bucket once he was back on the floor. Trier, who had been sidelined since Dec. 8 due to a strained left hamstring, returned to the lineup and scored eight points in the Knicks’ 109-95...
  • 28 days ago
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Bondy: Knicks gift Bucks a Christmas win and it'll only get worse from here on out

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Tis’ the season of giving and the Knicks are very generous. To the Bucks, they gifted a cakewalk victory Tuesday at the Garden, a Christmas stroll in the form of a 109-95 blowout that allowed Giannis Antetokounmpo to flex his MVP credentials yet again. The Greek Freak toasted New York with 30 points...
  • 28 days ago
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The Greek Freak steals Knicks’ Christmas show

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — The Knicks are on the NBA’s annual Christmas schedule on the basis of tradition. The Bucks are there on merit — a rising Eastern Conference contender powered by a lanky, unstoppable MVP candidate. That’s the Knicks’ benchmark. Tuesday’s holiday matinee at the Garden showed just how much ground they have to make up. The Knicks...
  • 28 days ago
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