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The Knicks may have already made their summer splash

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks have a new rookie trio to add to their 2018-19 version. If this threesome has as much promise, the Knicks will be ecstatic. Thursday night and into Friday morning, the Knicks added the leading scorers from three blue-blood college programs — Duke, Michigan and UCLA. RJ Barrett, Ignas Brazdeikis and Kris Wilkes, meet...
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Knicks second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis: 'I don't fear anyone'

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — Ignas Brazdeikis left one heck of an impression on the Knicks so they made sure to get their guy.
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RJ Barrett watched the NBA Finals with the Knicks’ president

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When RJ Barrett visited the Knicks for his workout June 10, the Duke product spent more time than the usual draft prospect, even getting invited to team president Steve Mills’ home to watch the NBA Finals. Until now, Barrett was a rabid Raptors fan, growing up in a Toronto suburb for part of his childhood....
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Knicks’ braintrust must realize fanbase’s patience isn’t infinite

NY Post (George Willis) — The occasion was to introduce the Knicks’ two selections from Thursday’s NBA draft. First-round pick RJ Barrett and second-rounder Ignas Brazdeikis held up their Knicks jerseys, took the customary photos and spoke briefly about how hard they’re going to work to make the franchise a winner. “It was a great step forward for our basketball...
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The path RJ Barrett took to become the Knicks’ latest savior

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — RJ Barrett’s back faces the rim. A chest presses against him. The scoreboard hints at overtime. Some fans tag along with the clock, counting the final seconds. Some chant “De-fense.” Barrett breaks left. He quickly crosses over to his right, then throws the ball between his legs back to his dominant hand. The defender is...
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Knicks’ RJ Barrett welcomes Rangers’ top pick Kaapo Kakko to New York

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — The kids are already playing nice. Moments after the Rangers picked Finnish power forward Kaapo Kakko with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft, he was welcomed to town by none other than RJ Barrett. “Sup, Kaapo, It’s RJ Barrett. Welcome to the family! I’m excited to start this journey together. Go...
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There won’t be a wait for an RJ Barrett-Zion Williamson Summer League battle

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The RJ Barrett versus Zion Williams buddy battle for NBA Rookie of the Year starts as early as possible when the Knicks face the Pelicans to open the Las Vegas Summer League on July 5. Vegas knows how to put on a show. Barrett said at his introductory Garden press conference Friday that the Rookie...
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Latest updates from Knicks Summer League: Zak Irvin will play with Knicks' Summer League team

SYN.tv Knicks fans will get an early look at some of the team's young talent during the Summer League schedule.
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NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Kevin Durant’s Achilles tear that will put him out next season and Kyrie Irving’s recent yen for Brooklyn. It has shifted some...
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WATCH: 'A lot to take in' for RJ Barrett since joining the Knicks

SYN.tv RJ Barrett was officially introduced as a Knick on Friday.
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NBA Draft grades 2019: Breaking down all 60 picks team-by-team

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The NBA Draft featured plenty of trades, a few big surprises, and its usual array of entertaining suits. The Post’s Zach Braziller was there to take it all in and he presents his grades for the festive evening: Atlanta Hawks No. 4: De’Andre Hunter, SF, Virginia No. 10: Cam Reddish, SF, Duke No. 34: Bruno...
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What the Knicks Need Is Out There, but the Nets Can Snatch It Away

NY Times (Scott Cacciola) — The signing of Kevin Durant this summer in free agency was expected to fix New York basketball. Too bad for the Knicks that also could mean the Nets.
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Latest updates from Knicks Summer League: RJ Barrett vs. Zion Williamson will highlight opening day

SYN.tv Knicks fans will get an early look at some of the team's young talent during the Summer League schedule.
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Stephen A. Smith goes full fanboy after Knicks take RJ Barrett

NY Post (Jared Schwartz) — Stephen A. Smith is in full fanboy mode. Smith, an outspoken Knicks fan who was previously distraught about the results of the draft lottery, raved in typically loud fashion Thursday night after the team selected former Duke star RJ Barrett with the No. 3 pick. “OK. We did it. We drafted RJ Barrett,” the bombastic...
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Patient Knicks remain in running for top free agents -- but here's the plan if they don't land them

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — The Knicks have preached patience, but what does that mean in terms of free agency?
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