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Five questions facing the Knicks this offseason

Newsday As the Knicks finish another season out of the playoffs, this time with the NBA's worst record, there are nearly as many questions about where this will lead as there were victories. Most center around what is next for the rebuild that many thought could not happen in New York, and if it was all worth it.
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After lost season ends, Knicks turn focus to draft, free agency 

Newsday The Knicks held Fan Appreciation Night Wednesday as fans crowded in one more time to watch what had been the basketball equivalent of a particularly grisly groundhog day, night after night, loss after loss, the same result. Before the game, rookie Kevin Knox took the microphone at center court and in the spotlight thanked the fans and promised better days ahead.
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Steve Mills’ and Scott Perry’s real Knicks season begins now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The season ended fittingly Wednesday in a 115-89 blowout Garden loss to Detroit. The Knicks finished with the worst record in the NBA and equaled the worst season in their history at 17-65. The new season begins Thursday, when coach David Fizdale and his collection of young prospects are replaced on center stage by team...
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David Fizdale plans to give young Knicks a different playoff experience

Newsday The Knicks season came to an end and David Fizdale's mental game of treating this like a playoff Game 7 didn't quite work out. But he does plan on having his young players get a taste of the playoffs even if they didn't come close to making it.
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It was a fitting end to the Knicks’ disgraceful season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — And in the 82nd game, the Knicks stunk out the Garden. The Knicks made the history books of infamy and let down Charlotte in their 115-89 Garden blowout loss to the Pistons in Wednesday’s season finale. Late in the third quarter, light chants of “We Want Zion’’ could be heard in a nod to the...
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David Fizdale is bringing the Knicks to playoffs (literally)

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The regular season ends Wednesday night, and the Knicks are headed to the playoffs — sort of. For the second straight spring, coach David Fizdale plans to bring some of his young players to playoff games across the nation. And he will have his young assistant coaches do the same. After being hired in May,...
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David Fizdale not looking to change Knicks’ coaching staff

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Knicks coach David Fizdale is content with his young coaching staff and has no plans of hiring a veteran assistant to focus on improving the team’s defense, ranked 28th in the NBA. Last week, Fizdale said the focus of the offseason would be bringing in more defensive-minded players. Fizdale passed on hiring veteran...
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These Knicks can’t be franchise worst — by themselves

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The Knicks won’t be the very worst. Point guard Dennis Smith Jr., starting in place of ailing Mario Hezonja, scored 25 points and had five assists, while Kevin Knox chipped in 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Knicks avoided becoming the worst team in franchise history with a defense-oriented 96-86 victory over...
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Kevin Knox working on blueprint to make him complete player

Newsday CHICAGO -- There is still one game left, Wednesday's season finale to be played before the rookie season for Kevin Knox is complete, but the 19-year old has already been handed a blueprint for summer, what the Knicks expected from him this summer and beyond.
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Expect a very different Kevin Knox in sophomore Knicks campaign

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Knicks brass believe next season will be different for Kevin Knox. He could have some marquee veterans by his side, and a new responsibility to help the Knicks win games. The front office and coach David Fizdale are excited about Knox’s late-season uptick in areas of more efficiency, ball movement and taking contact...
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NBA peers agree: Kevin Durant is coming to the Knicks

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — A noteworthy majority of NBA players polled agree Kevin Durant will soon be a member of the Knicks. In an extensive survey carried out by The Athletic over the last month, 69 of 109 players canvassed (63.3 percent) believe the Knicks will land free agency’s most coveted prize come July. Durant has long been rumored...
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One Knick gives potential pick Ja Morant his stamp of approval

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — It hurt Henry Ellenson to watch Ja Morant in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but the Knicks forward wouldn’t mind the Murray State point guard as a future teammate. With the college basketball season ending Monday night, Ellenson told The Post the 6-foot-3 crafty point guard is worthy of a top-three...
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Knicks’ point guard mystique now more complicated than ever

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — During this rubble of a season, the Knicks auditioned a million point guards — or so it seemed. Yet the position still is a gloppy mess entering the offseason. Knicks coach David Fizdale used six different starters at the position. Of all people, Mario Hezonja will finish it off when the Knicks’ season...
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Pending free agent Mario Hezonja: “I’m ready to talk to Dolan.”

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — If the Knicks gave the ball to him earlier this season, Mario Hezonja believes he could’ve made the rookies better. But as this ugly season played out, Hezonja was given his first start at point guard in Game 79 — then led the Knicks to victory Sunday in Game 80 — and he’s just happy to show off...
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Mario Hezonja’s game on point as Knicks rally past Wizards

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale has created a point-guard monster. Mario Hezonja, in his second straight start at the point, carried the Knicks on his back to a furious fourth-quarter rally, posting a new career-high of 30 points to upend the Wizards, 113-110, at a Garden that rocked until the final surreal seconds. Coming off his triple-double in...
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