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Rodions Kurucs on how his play style differs from Kristaps Porzingis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Nets rookie forward Rodions Kurucs was to have dinner with Kristaps Porzingis later this season. Then his fellow Latvian got traded. Then the Knicks canceled their “Latvian Heritage Night’’ later this month. Kurucs, who scored 10 points on 4 of 9 shooting in the Rising Stars Challenge Friday at Spectrum Center, believes...
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Knicks likely will be trying to land two of these six Special K’s

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With cap space for two max contracts, the Knicks will try to land two of the six Special K’s on the free-agency market: Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson and Khris Middleton. They’re all in Charlotte for All-Star Weekend, and likely to face those kinds of questions during Saturday’s media availability....
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar finds time to mock Knicks’ title drought

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Hall of Famer and Power Memorial graduate out of Harlem, took a jab at the Knicks in marveling at their championship drought dating to 1973. “The last [time] they won a championship, I was playing in Milwaukee,’’ Abdul-Jabbar cracked at Friday’s ceremony announcing the 2019 Hall of Fame finalists....
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What Dennis Smith Jr. is looking to do to take it to the next level

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dennis Smith Jr. has already had his conversation with Nate Robinson, who was a great champion with the Knicks. Slam-Dunk champion, that is. Robinson was a three-time winner. “Nate The Great” was never charged with leading the Knicks out of the wilderness of what will be six straight seasons without a playoff...
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Kevin Knox says Zion Williamson is more than just a highlight reel

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CHARLOTTE – Like most Duke basketball observers, Kevin Knox is struck by the sheer size and athleticism of Zion Williamson. But Knox, an admitted NCAA junkie, also recognizes Williamson is more than just a gigantic leaping highlight reel. “A lot of people say he can’t shoot, can’t do all this....
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Knicks trying everything to unleash Kevin Knox’s potential

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE — Kevin Knox wishes his shooting percentage was higher — as well as the Knicks’ victory total. But as Knox heads to All-Star weekend to participate in Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge, the 6-9 rookie lottery pick feels more comfortable and less nervous on the court. He hopes to take that mindset into Friday’s scrimmage-like...
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Knicks Come Up Short Again: Not Even the Worst Team of Last 20 Years

NY Times (VICTOR MATHER) — Just a little context for a dreadful season: By some measures, the Knicks have a ways to go to sink lower in the N.B.A. cellar.
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Knicks' franchise-worst losing streak mercifully ends at 18

NY Daily News Dennis Smith Jr. scored 19 points and the Knicks snapped a franchise-worst, 18-game losing streak with a 106-91 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. The Knicks ended their longest skid within a single season with their first victory since Jan. 4 at the Los Angeles Lakers. They hold...
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Knicks snap 18-game skid for first win since Jan. 4

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The Knicks no longer have their massive losing streak and no longer are the NBA’s worst team. Happy Valentine’s Day. In the final game before the All-Star break, the Knicks charged to a 14-0 lead and upset the Hawks, 106-91, at State Farm Arena on Thursday in snapping their franchise single-season record 18-game...
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Knicks promise they scouted Giannis Antetokounmpo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The Knicks are proud of being one of the pioneers — along with Dallas and San Antonio — in European scouting. They were one of the first organizations to employ a full-time European scout. Kevin Wilson was hired in 2000 and based in Barcelona. Before that, the Knicks had Tim Shea as their...
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Celtics still seething over ‘cheap’ Kyrie Irving Knicks leaks

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The Anthony Davis drama is not quite done, yet. The Celtics, according to The Sporting News, are frustrated with Davis’ agent, Rich Paul, because they believe his agency, Klutch Sports, is responsible for spreading the rumors of Kyrie Irving being interested in the Knicks this offseason. Those talks, along with Kevin Durant’s alleged New York...
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What makes streaks like one Knicks are going through so debilitating

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The story is rarely in the streak, honestly. Losses pile on top of one another, winless weeks become winless months, and the losing can almost feel like the worst kind of February head cold, the one you wake up with the day after the Super Bowl and stays with you through Presidents Day and seems...
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Joel Embiid thinks Mitchell Robinson has what it takes

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — One of the world’s best players sees at least one bright spot in the Knicks’ future. After matching up with Knicks rookie Mitchell Robinson on Wednesday night, 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid praised the unpolished 20-year-old, who had 14 points, a career-high 13 rebounds, and four blocks during Philadelphia’s 126-111 win. “Obviously he can move really...
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Joel Embiid almost bowls over Emmy Award-winning actress

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — Emmy award winner Regina King barely avoided a major collision with an NBA All-Star. Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid nearly knocked over King while going into the stands for a loose ball during the Knicks’ 126-111 blowout loss Wednesday night at the Garden. The actress got hit a bit on the head, but it could...
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SHOCKER! Knicks lose again

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — This is embarrassing. This is offensive. Eighteen straight losses. EIGHTEEN. The Knicks, at bare minimum, were supposed to show signs of improvement throughout this season. They were supposed to establish an identity of “defense-first.” They were supposed to win a game at home in the calendar year...
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