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Julius Randle confident he can break sad Knicks’ All-Star drought

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — So much of last season was spent pining over the numerous All-Stars heading to free agency. So much of the offseason was spent lamenting how hard the Knicks swung and how badly they missed on every name planned for the Madison Square Garden marquee. Julius Randle wasn’t the team’s first choice. He wasn’t where fans...
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Frank Ntilikina red flag emerges just as Knicks minutes crunch gets real

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Dennis Smith Jr. and Damyean Dotson appear set to make their preseason debuts for the Knicks on Wednesday against the Hawks. Frank Ntilikina may not be able to join them. While Smith (strained lower back) and Dotson (shoulder) practiced fully for the second straight day, Ntilikina was held out of Monday’s session with a sore...
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Dennis Smith Jr.'s return, starting PG battle highlight Knicks practice on Monday

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — Dennis Smith Jr. is expected to make his preseason debut on Wednesday against the Hawks, which adds a layer of intrigue to the Knicks' starting point guard competition.
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David Fizdale puts Knicks through grueling film sentence

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — David Fizdale — and a roughly 117½-hour break between preseason games — won’t allow the Knicks to turn the page yet. Two days after suffering a 115-99 preseason home loss to the Wizards, Fizdale put his players through a lengthy film session, which included about 75 defensive clips. “We just had to own it,” Fizdale...
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Dennis Smith Jr. on verge of igniting Knicks’ roster battle

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Now, the point-guard competition can truly begin. After missing the Knicks’ first two preseason games with a strained lower back, Dennis Smith Jr. was a full participant in Sunday’s practice and appears likely to return for the team’s next preseason game, Wednesday against the Hawks at Madison Square Garden. “He’s doing what he left off...
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Knicks’ Ignas Brazdeikis struggling to find his footing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ignas Brazdeikis, the Knicks’ second-round pick, showed plenty of dazzle in summer league in Las Vegas, averaging 15.4 points on 51 percent shooting, including a 30-point outing. He looked like a more efficient scorer than top pick RJ Barrett. But since training camp commenced, the Michigan man is finding Vegas in July is not the...
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Worst part of this Knicks mess is painfully familiar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Taj Gibson said the Knicks got complacent. That was his best explanation after Friday’s horrific 115-99 preseason loss to the woeful Wizards in the first preseason game at the Garden. The Knicks had pummeled the same Wizards’ club Monday, but four days later were ransacked during a 41-17 second period. They allowed Washington to make...
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Knicks’ Marcus Morris wasn’t ‘cool with Kevin Durant’s dig

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Marcus Morris is cool with the NBA for deciding against taking any action on him for Monday’s Wizards’ incident but not so cool with Kevin Durant. In responding to Durant’s comment that the Knicks are no longer “a cool’’ place to play, Morris added to his anti-KD tweet from Thursday. “It’s me personally,’’ Morris said...
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MKCA — Make Knicks Cool Again — will take time as loss shows

NY Post (Marc Berman) — That was so uncool. New Knicks enforcer Marcus Morris said the club would protect its home court this season, promising, “No one’s coming in there and disrespecting us.” That’s exactly what happened. The Knicks were “disrespected’’ on their home floor by the woeful Wizards in Friday’s home preseason opener, a 115-99 rout. They were outclassed...
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RJ Barrett a bright spot, but Knicks have lots of work to do

NY Post (Peter Botte) — How many 50-17 runs do you think the 2003-04 Pistons allowed at home to close out a first half? One day after David Fizdale used that example of the selfless, starless and defensive-minded team he wants the Knicks to personify this season, they were getting blown out Friday night for much of their first preseason...
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Wizards' Justin Anderson admitted he felt extra motivation vs. Knicks after Marcus Morris incident

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — Anderson had 15 points in 19 minutes off the bench for the Wizards, who knocked down 46 percent of their 3-point attempts in a 16-point win.
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Knicks Takeaways from Friday's 115-99 loss to the Wizards, including poor three-point shooting defense

SYN.tv (Alex Smith) — The Knicks fell to the Wizards 115-99 in their preseason home opener.
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Knicks' Marcus Morris 'was never really a fan' of making decisions based on what's 'cool'

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — In response to Kevin Durant, Marcus Morris tweeted on Thursday that he was never a fan of doing what was cool.
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There’s only one way for Knicks to answer Kevin Durant’s sucker punch

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Garden opens for Knicks business Friday with the Knicks’ first preseason home game against the Wizards. The arena may burst with noise because the arena has stayed mostly full amid the depressing six-year playoff drought. When the Knicks last left the Garden court six months ago, 115-89 losers to the Pistons on April 10,...
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John Calipari watches two ex-players in visit to Knicks camp

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Ben Wallace wasn’t the only big-name guest attending Knicks practice Thursday. John Calipari, who coached current Knicks Julius Randle and Kevin Knox at Kentucky, spent the day seated with president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry during the team’s session in Tarrytown. “I’m taking advantage of that. We don’t have him here for long. But...
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