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Knicks heaping praise — not millions — on Porzingis for now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks brass is paying off Kristaps Porzingis in encouraging words rather than extra millions. The Knicks have until mid-October to give Porzingis a $158 million contract extension but are not planning to do so. At Thursday’s press conference, Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry said Porzingis understands the predicament. Brass has taken great...
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Knicks still figuring out Joakim Noah’s final days with team

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks general manager Scott Perry said he’s hoping for a “resolution” to center Joakim Noah’s sad situation soon, which is expected to be a waiver/buyout under the stretch provision. There has been no effort to bring Noah to training camp, which starts Monday. Mills said 17 players worked out Wednesday — a strong number that...
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Knicks respond to Jimmy Butler trade request with restraint

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Steve Mills gave no indication he’s going to be hot on Jimmy Butler’s trail, despite the star putting the franchise on his wish list Wednesday in his trade demand. Mills all but repeated his Monday remarks that the Knicks aren’t going out of their way to chase free-agent-to-be players by giving up serious...
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Could a Jimmy Butler bargain change Knicks’ plans?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Perhaps anticipating the buzz if Jimmy Butler went on the block, Knicks president Steve Mills said Monday he wouldn’t give up prime assets to land a free agent to be. In other words, if the Knicks land Butler, it would have to be on the cheap. With Butler reportedly asking for a trade and giving the...
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Jimmy Butler has Knicks, Nets on three-team trade list

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — If Jimmy Butler gets his wish, there’s a good chance he will soon be playing in New York. While requesting a trade from the Timberwolves on Tuesday in a meeting with coach and team president Tom Thibodeau, Butler gave Minnesota a list of teams he would like to be traded to, and with whom he would...
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Jimmy Butler requests trade with three teams in mind

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Just in time for training camp, Jimmy Butler wants a new home. The signs have been pointing that way all summer for the disgruntled Timberwolves star, but he finally met with coach Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday in Los Angeles and requested a trade, The Athletic reported Wednesday. Butler gave the Timberwolves a list of three...
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Joakim Noah seems to be taking upcoming Knicks divorce well

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — If Joakim Noah is upset about his impending breakup with the Knicks, he’s certainly not showing it. As the rest of the Knicks begin to report for voluntary workouts, and with training camp kicking off next week, Noah is showing off his summer beach days spent with actor Josh Brolin and tennis Hall of Famer...
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How Trey Burke envisions make-or-break Knicks season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — After running the sand dunes in Palm Springs, Calif., this summer, Trey Burke is confident he will resume his starting point guard duties he earned at the end of last season. But he’s ready for the fight — and he thinks all three point guards will be better for the training-camp battle. “I do,” Burke...
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Courtney Lee wants out and Knicks could make it happen

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Courtney Lee arrived a week and a half ago at the Knicks’ Tarrytown training center for voluntary workouts, gearing up for Monday’s start of training camp. The Knicks guard just doesn’t know how long he’ll be there. According to an NBA source, Lee’s preference is to be dealt to a playoff team or a contender....
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It’s a changed Frank Ntilikina with position battle looming

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It is unknown if Frank Ntilikina will start. It is unclear if Ntilikina will play the majority of time at point guard. What is clear for Ntilikina entering his second season is his looks — a newly sculpted, taller body after an offseason that has Knicks management drooling. The low-key Frenchman even boasts blond streaks...
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Knicks’ new regime sells plan as Kristaps Porzingis questions loom

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis is back in New York, arriving from Latvia on Sunday, and ready to undergo further testing this week to give Knicks management a better idea on when he will make his season debut. Porzingis had left for Europe in mid-April to continue his rehab from knee surgery, and president Steve Mills had said...
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Knicks end is near for Joakim Noah

NY Post (Anthony Barstow) — The short, rocky marriage between Joakim Noah and the Knicks may be coming to an end sooner rather than later. The team is likely to cut ties with the oft-injured center before training camp begins later this month, according to a report by The Athletic. That report comes on the heels of a similar report...
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J.R. Smith takes Kyrie Irving-to-Knicks chances to ‘high’ level

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Knicks fans will be hoping J.R. Smith wasn’t “high” when he made this comment. An Instagram photo posted by NiceKicks asked: “Kyrie Irving is the Knicks’ top target in 2019. What are the chances they sign him?” The Cavaliers guard responded: “HIGH.” Irving had the Knicks on a short list of teams he wanted the...
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Enes Kanter begins Kevin Durant’s Knicks recruitment

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant played Oklahoma City for the first time early in the 2016-17 season, then-Thunder center Enes Kanter was the only former teammate to give Durant beef — trash-talking him from the bench. Now Kanter hopes Durant, a free agent in 2019, will forget the incident. The Knicks center will do everything...
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Kevin Knox is circling how many wins Knicks need for playoffs

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Knox has already imagined what many view unlikely. The new Knicks wing isn’t looking at his rookie year as merely a developmental season. He’s thinking playoffs. “In the West, you need about 50 [wins],” Knox, the ninth pick in the draft out of Kentucky, said on ESPN’s “First Take” on Tuesday. “In the East,...
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