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Kevin Knox to miss at least a week with ankle sprain; Analyzing how his injury effects the Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kevin Knox will miss his chance to face his idol Kevin Durant at the Garden. The rookie is out at least a week – but probably longer – after an MRI on Sunday confirmed a sprain in his left ankle, according to the Knicks. The 19-year-old, who suffered the injury in the first quarter of Saturday’s...
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Voice from Phil Jackson era now ripping Knicks for Mario Hezonja

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Bitter ex-employee much? Clarence Gaines Jr., Phil Jackson’s former right-hand man as Knicks special adviser, went on a Twitter attack again Sunday morning, this time going after team president Steve Mills’ and GM Scott Perry’s decision to sign Mario Hezonja as a free agent following the Knicks’ final-second loss to the Celtics. Knox suffered a...
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Kevin Knox’s injury opens door for one forgotten Knick

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Prized rookie Kevin Knox went down, and Damyean Dotson suddenly was no longer a forgotten man at the end of the Knicks’ bench. With Knox leaving Saturday night’s game in the first quarter with a sprained left ankle, Dotson saw his first action of the season and contributed 10 points in 22 minutes in the...
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Trey Burke miserable after David Fizdale’s ‘stink play’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Trey Burke felt miserable for Kevin Knox and miserable for letting his teammates down with 1.9 seconds left in a 103-101 heartstopper of a loss vs. the Celtics’ juggernaut. With the Knicks down 3, Burke inbounded he ball, it got deflected, he picked up the loose ball and launched a prayer that had no chance....
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Irving: I’m happy with Celtics but Knicks were ‘strong consideration’

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Kyrie Irving publicly committed earlier this month to re-signing with the Celtics, but the All-Star point guard admits he would have given “strong consideration” to joining up with David Fizdale, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks as a free agent next summer. “I mean, every team was under consideration, but obviously New York held a special...
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Kevin Knox leaves Knicks game with ankle injury

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Knicks rookie Kevin Knox was helped off the court by teammates and a trainer after being fouled on a fast break and rolling his left ankle late in the first quarter of the Knicks’ Garden contest with Boston. Knox writhed in agony on the court after Terry Rozier bumped him and he was unable to...
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Kevin Knox rolls ankle and can't out pressure on it as he limps off the court

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports staff) — It was the scariest possible sight for Knicks fans at the Garden Saturday night. Kevin Knox limped off the court and straight to the locker room with two teammates helping him on either side. The Knicks’ prized rookie had driven to the basket late in the first quarter and was fouled, but he appeared...
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Fizdale’s response to critics of defensive call on last play

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale responded to his social-media critics who thought he should have put Frank Ntilikina on Caris LeVert on the final play that led to a game-winning basket Friday in Brooklyn. One of the Twitter critics was former Phil Jackson advisor, Clarence Gaines Jr., who was not retained when his contract expired in July. Fizdale...
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Kyrie Irving visits Madison Square Garden after saying he wants to remain a Celtic, but a lot can still change...

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Long linked to the Knicks as a free agent target, Kyrie Irving shrugged off the idea that his return to New York on Saturday would prompt questions about why he verbally committed to re-signing with Boston. “Man, who cares, man? Who cares?” Irving told reporters. “Honestly, who cares?" Well, for...
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Former Knicks executive Clarence Gaines questions David Fizdale for not using Frank Ntilikina to defend on final play vs. Nets

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Clarence Gaines, the former Knicks executive and Phil Jackson’s adviser, second-guessed David Fizdale for putting Tim Hardaway Jr. on Caris LeVert for the final possession of Friday’s loss to the Nets. Gaines tweeted Saturday morning that Frank Ntilikina – whom Gaines was instrumental in drafting...
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Where Knicks can start pointing the finger for loss to Nets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five takeaways from Friday’s 107-105 heartbreaking loss in Brooklyn that dropped the Knicks’ record at 1-1. 1. David Fizdale’s pressure defense was lax against the Nets after its fiery performance in the season opener versus Atlanta. The Nets shot 49.3 percent — 40 percent from the 3-point line — and got going right away in...
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Knox drawing comparisons with emerging Celtics star he’s set to face

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Even before Kevin Knox fell to the Knicks and became the ninth overall pick, his coach at Kentucky, John Calipari, predicted several teams ultimately would regret passing on the youngest player in this year’s NBA draft. Calipari easily envisioned a path to stardom for Knox because he believed he had just seen it, following the...
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Enes Kanter’s big game hurt by questionable flagrant foul

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Enes Kanter almost always has his way with the Nets’ smaller front line — he’s a menacing bull at Barclays Center. When the Knicks needed three points to tie Friday night, Kanter got them, barreling to the bucket after a pocket pass from Trey Burke off a pick-and-roll with 15.9 seconds left. Kanter scored the...
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D’Angelo Russell: We’re ‘supposed to beat’ the Knicks

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Spencer Dinwiddie, who boasted the Nets are better than the Knicks, nearly saw his mouth write a check his behind couldn’t cash. But after the Nets pulled the game out at the end, D’Angelo Russell called it a game his team is expected to win. “Get the wins you’re supposed to win,” Russell said after...
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Knicks nipped by Nets thanks to LeVert’s bucket in final second

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Nets took Round 1. Caris LeVert landed the knockout blow. After losing all four of last season’s meetings with their cross-river rival, the Nets blew an 11-point second-half lead, but left Barclays Center Friday night with a thrilling 107-105 win over the Knicks, decided by LeVert’s game-winning drive with one second remaining. Tim Hardaway...
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