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Kevin Knox’s draft stock rises with Knicks, 76ers intrigued

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CAMDEN, N.J. — Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox believes he showed the Knicks staff plenty of reasons to draft him ninth Thursday night during his workout 10 days ago in Tarrytown. But Knox is taking no chances, and visited the 76ers’ new training headquarters Tuesday for a second get-together. The Sixers have the No. 10...
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Trae Young sees the Knicks upside of a draft slip

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Point guard Trae Young said falling to nine in Thursday’s draft can still be “a great situation” because he would wind up a Knick and playing for new coach David Fizdale. Appearing on WFAN to promote a new endorsement deal, the Oklahoma freshman guard often compared to Stephen Curry said his workout with the Knicks...
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Nate Robinson: Larry Brown bullied me to tears

NY Post (Jake Nisse) — Most Knicks have positive memories of Nate Robinson, the diminutive point guard who spent five seasons with the team until departing for the Celtics. But it seems Robinson doesn’t view his time with the team through the same rose-colored lenses, as he opened up to Bleacher Report about the abuse he suffered at the hands...
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Enes Kanter ironically has a LeBron plan

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — Enes Kanter is pleading for a reason to take a paycut. The center knows it’s a pipe dream, but it’s a pipe dream he’s exploring in attempting to lure LeBron James to the Knicks. “I’m trying,” Kanter told The Athletic in a story published Sunday. “I don’t want to say it’s possible, whatever, but I’m...
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Kentucky youngster works his way onto Knicks’ draft radar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The hype has hit overdrive for Kentucky freshman small forward Kevin Knox. Kevin Knox Sr., Knox’s father and manager, told The Post he believes the Knicks are considering taking his son with the ninth pick in Thursday’s draft. According to an NBA source, Knox got the better of Michigan State’s Miles Bridges, another projected lottery...
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Clyde Frazier touts Porzingis, makes Knicks draft request

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Walt Frazier joined forces with probable No. 1 Deandre Ayton Monday at a pop-up shop across the street from Barclays Center — site of Thursday’s Draft. A new run of Puma Clyde sneakers are back and the sneaker company, in its bid to plunge back into basketball, has added the versatile center as its top...
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Enes Kanter’s dad becomes pawn in Turkey’s fight with Knicks center

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Enes Kanter’s father, Dr. Mehmet Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Turkish government, who issued an arrest warrant for him. The charges are unclear. He is likely to be brought into custody this morning, according to Bleacher Report. The Knicks center, who has been an outspoken critic of Recep Tyrrip...
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How Mikal Bridges’ mom raised the Knicks’ ideal draft pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tyneeha Rivers is usually the interviewer as vice president of human resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertaining, hiring and recruiting employees for the 76ers and Devils. Just a day earlier, her 21-year-old son, Villanova standout Mikal Bridges, auditioned for the 76ers at their new training headquarters in Camden, N.J., where Rivers’ office is located....
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The Porzingis caveat that could block a Knicks-Kawhi trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The good news for the Knicks is that Spurs coach/president Gregg Popovich likes Knicks young point guard Frank Ntilikina a lot. The bad news for the Knicks is, Popovich also loves Kristaps Porzingis — whose inclusion is probably the only way a Kawhi Leonard deal gets done. According to sources, Knicks brass was interested in...
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Spurs Forward Kawhi Leonard Wants Out of San Antonio

NY Times (MARC STEIN) — If the Spurs are willing to trade Leonard, who has long been reported to be unhappy, they may have aggressive bidders in the Lakers, Clippers and Celtics.
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NBA mock draft: A huge Knicks gamble and a towering top 3

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Using the resources of people who swear they know what they’re talking about and above all a dartboard with lots of names on it, here is The Post’s latest NBA mock draft for how things could go Thursday at Barclays Center: 1. Phoenix: Deandre Ayton, Arizona, C, 7-1, 250 After his workout with the Suns,...
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Michael Porter quickly jumping out of Knicks’ draft range

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Among the Knicks’ draft forecasts, there was a hope that Michael Porter Jr. would fall back to No. 9. Those chances seem to be slipping away. USA Today reports that the Kings are now looking at Porter at No. 2 in the draft, along with Luka Doncic and Marvin Bagley III, assuming the Suns take...
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Damyean Dotson: Things are already changing with the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Second-year Knicks shooting guard Damyean Dotson already sees a changing culture under new head coach David Fizdale after less than two months. Exactly a year ago, Dotson staged his pre-draft workout for the Knicks in Tarrytown before president Phil Jackson, coach Jeff Hornacek and assistant Kurt Rambis. None of those guys are around anymore. And...
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Kyrie Irving hints at testing 2019 free-agent waters

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Kyrie Irving is letting Knicks fans dream for another year. The Celtics’ star guard, who has been rumored to have interest in signing with the Knicks should he opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer, hinted at testing the free-agent market in 2019. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday for the...
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Knicks analyst’s draft wish is also indictment of their young PGs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MSG Network’s Wally Szczerbiak likes both Villanova’s Mikal Bridges and Michigan State’s Miles Bridges — but believes the Knicks’ focus in the June 21 draft should be on their need for a top-line point guard. Szczerbiak, who doubles as a CBS college-basketball analyst, told The Post he would take point-guard studs Trae Young or Collin...
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