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Knicks catch a break with latest NBA draft rule changes

NY Post (Corey Masisak) — The NBA’s attempt to eradicate tanking and teams resting star players has led to some new regulations, but doesn’t seem likely to extinguish either tactic. The league’s Board of Governors passed legislation Thursday on both fronts, according to ESPN. Most importantly for Knicks fans, changes to the NBA draft process will not take hold until...
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Lance Thomas emotional about Carmelo Anthony's departure

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Lance Thomas admitted he "was hurt" when Carmelo Anthony was traded to Oklahoma City, and he's still emotional about his close friend leaving.
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Kristaps Porzingis sits out Knicks scrimmage with sore knee

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. - As the Knicks were scrimmaging Thursday, Kristaps Porzingis watched from the side with his practice jersey off. Then he walked to the locker room favoring his right knee.
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The biggest Kristaps Porzingis fear has already surfaced

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Many scouts believe his durability will be the only thing separating Kristaps Porzingis from greatness. So far the jury is out in that department. Porzingis, who played a lot of basketball during the European championships this summer, left the third day of Knicks’ practice with a sore right knee. He was not made available to...
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Carmelo Anthony talks about trades that fell through

Newsday Carmelo Anthony revealed that trades that would have sent him to Cleveland and Houston were "done" but he said they fell through. Anthony was ultimately traded to Oklahoma City.
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Why Carmelo finally caved after Rockets had ‘done’ deal

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony thought he had been traded twice before he actually was. According to his interview on SiriusXM, Anthony said he was under the impression “a trade was in place’’ with Cleveland on draft night in which both he and Paul George were headed to the Cavaliers. It was unclear whom the Knicks or Pacers...
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Kristaps Porzingis leaves Knicks practice with sore knee

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — Kristaps Porzingis left practice early Thursday with what the Knicks described as a sore right knee.
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Michael Jordan’s advice for kid who’d turn into prized Knicks rookie

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina, the Knicks’ rookie point guard, thanked Michael Jordan for advice he gave him a few years ago before he played in the Jordan Brand Classic at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center — words he’ll treasure forever. In an essay posted on The Players’ Tribune, Ntilikina said Charlotte owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan paid a...
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Carmelo Anthony: Knicks had deal with Houston done

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — As the Daily News reported in July, a trade sending Carmelo Anthony to Houston was at "the 2-yard line."
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Lance Thomas wasn’t ready to say goodbye to Carmelo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At least one Knick is going to miss Carmelo Anthony. Immensely. Knicks small forward Lance Thomas penned a gushing, 2,000-word, emotional letter to Carmelo Anthony published in the Players’ Tribune, branding Anthony as an incredible, unsung leader, forever his idol, and sharing an anecdote about him schooling a boastful young Knick who challenged him to...
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Jeff Hornacek: Kurt Rambis not in charge of Knicks ‘D’ anymore

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Hornacek indicated Kurt Rambis won’t be in charge of the defense this season, losing his title of defensive coordinator. The Knicks head coach said it will be done by committee. In the opening week of last season, with the defense struggling, Hornacek said Rambis would be the assistant in charge of defense. Things improved...
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The incredible rise and fall of Long Island kid Rick Pitino

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Rick Pitino’s career may have come to a sad close Wednesday afternoon. If this was it, the Hall of Fame coach raised on Long Island wasn’t on the court barking out instructions when the clock hit triple zeroes. It was in a quick meeting with University of Louisville interim president Greg Postel, a day after...
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Ramon Sessions compares Frank Ntilikina to young Kyrie Irving

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Given Frank Ntilikina's projections as a rangy defensive specialist, nobody has compared him to Kyrie Irving — except Ramon Sessions.
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Frank Ntilikina looks like a ‘young Kyrie Irving’: Knicks mentor

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks veteran point guard Ramon Sessions is here as rookie Frank Ntilikina’s mentor and is already raising the stakes on the 19-year-old’s potential. Sessions already sees some Kyrie Irving in Ntilikina, the 6-5 point guard from France whom the Knicks drafted with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 draft. Signed for the $2.3 million...
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Jeff Hornacek says Kurt Rambis won’t run Knicks defense

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kurt Rambis is no longer the lone voice of the defense.
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