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Knicks lose battle of cellar dwellers as free fall continues

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Not tryin’ for Zion? The Knicks are trying all right. They’re just losing anyway. Friday night’s unsightly 114-107 loss to the cellar-adjacent Hawks at Madison Square Garden wasn’t part of an outright tank, but it will nonetheless help the Knicks’ lottery odds. The Knicks’ ninth loss in 10 games dropped their record to 9-25. They...
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Knicks cough up 15-point in loss lead to awful Atlanta and the schedule is only getting worse

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — It was a battle in the basement – the deep cellar – and the Knicks managed to hit a new rock bottom. At this point it’s worth debating whether the Knicks are the worst team in the NBA. They certainly looked like it Friday night in a 114-107 loss to the lowly Hawks. And the schedule only gets harder...
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Raissman: Knicks barring Daily News reporter from press conference just another example of James Dolan's glass jaw

NY Daily News (Bob Raissman) — Those who thought James (Guitar Jimmy) Dolan was signaling a new era of media cooperation when he allowed an ESPN.com columnist to interview him for two hours were wrong. On Friday, Daily News Knicks beat writer Stefan Bondy was banned from attending Knicks prez Steve Mills’ press conference. Perhaps...
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Mel Hutchins, B.Y.U. All-American and N.B.A. All-Star, Dies at 90

NY Times (RICHARD GOLDSTEIN) — He led Brigham Young to a championship in 1951, raising the university’s profile before turning pro. He was also part of a formidable sports family.
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Knicks’ Steve Mills distances himself from failed Joakim Noah signing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Steve Mills divorced himself from any responsibility of signing Joakim Noah to a four-year, $72 million deal — arguably the worst free-agent signing in Knicks history. Noah, waived in a stretch provision late in training camp, compounded his disastrous stint further by saying last week he partied and drank too much as a...
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Knicks Update: Kristaps Porzingis Will Not Be Back Until February, at the Earliest

NY Times (KELLY WHITESIDE) — The team’s president, Steve Mills, said that the Knicks were happy with Porzingis’s progress from a knee injury but that he might not play at all this season. He will be re-evaluated in February.
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Kristaps Porzingis gets good report on knee, but report casts doubt on return this season

NY Daily News (Eric Barrow) — Will we see Kristaps Porzingis at all this season? The Knicks released a statement Friday stating that The Unicorn underwent a recent evaluation on his injured knee with the medical/training/performance staff. According to the statement Porzingis damaged knee is “healing well, and he has made good...
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Kristaps Porzingis’ return won’t be as soon as Knicks fans hoped

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There’ll be no Merry Kristaps and no January return. The earliest Kristaps Porzingis can possibly be back from his ACL tear is not until late February, pending him meeting benchmarks. And Knicks president Steve Mills still would not guarantee his return this season. The Knicks released a statement saying Porzingis received a battery of tests...
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Jeff Van Gundy talks LeBron, Fizdale and his coaching itch

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — ESPN analyst and former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy talks to The Post’s Justin Terranova about LeBron James, the coaching itch and the possibility of calling a game with his brother. Q: It was reported earlier in the season that Luke Walton was chastised by Magic Johnson for a slow start. Does that just come...
  • 33 days ago
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Zion Williamson already has respect for Kristaps Porzingis and loves Bernard King. Is this called fate?

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Imagining Zion Williamson next to Kristaps Porzingis wasn’t too difficult Thursday night, when Duke’s freak-of-nature sat grinning inside the Knicks locker room. To the glee of every dreamy Knicks fan slumming through another abysmal season, Williamson said he decided not to use Porzingis’ locker...
  • 33 days ago
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Kevin Knox finally looks like the player Knicks thought they had

NY Post (Peter Botte) — As the losses continue to mount for the sinking Knicks, coach David Fizdale has talked recently about changing the way he dissects each defeat and figuring out a way to highlight something to build on out of each one. With one win in the past nine games, including ugly blowout losses this week against lowly...
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Knicks interested in trade for Bulls bust Jabari Parker

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The Knicks’ roster already is teeming with former top-10 draft picks who didn’t live up to expectations elsewhere, so what’s one more? The Knicks are among several teams to have expressed interest in on-the-block Bulls forward Jabari Parker, according to ESPN. Parker, on a one-year contract worth $20 million with a team option for the...
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Frank Ntilikina’s offense has disappeared, and Fizdale knows why

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Five observations on the Knicks’ 131-109 loss to the Sixers at Wells Fargo Center — their seventh straight defeat against the Philly franchise. 1. Likely in an attempt to get Frank Ntilikina going, Knicks coach David Fizdale didn’t play point guard Trey Burke, who has been rusty with his shooting the past two...
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David Fizdale turns poop anecdote into Knicks lesson as losses pile up

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — PHILADELPHIA – David Fizdale can turn anything into a teaching moment. That has been his gift to the Knicks in this season of avalanching defeats – a therapeutic voice of perspective and motivation. Remarkably, this occurred to Fizdale even as he lay bleeding in his backyard amid dog poop and pee. ...
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Knicks left defenseless in crushing loss to 76ers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Knicks coach David Fizdale said this retooling season is dedicated now to “small victories.” Here’s one. The last time the Knicks were here 2 1/2 weeks ago, they got their heads handed back to them in a 28-point slaughter. Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center was more civilized. The Knicks moved within three points...
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