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Irving: I’m happy with Celtics but Knicks were ‘strong consideration’

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Kyrie Irving publicly committed earlier this month to re-signing with the Celtics, but the All-Star point guard admits he would have given “strong consideration” to joining up with David Fizdale, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks as a free agent next summer. “I mean, every team was under consideration, but obviously New York held a special...
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Kevin Knox leaves Knicks game with ankle injury

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Knicks rookie Kevin Knox was helped off the court by teammates and a trainer after being fouled on a fast break and rolling his left ankle late in the first quarter of the Knicks’ Garden contest with Boston. Knox writhed in agony on the court after Terry Rozier bumped him and he was unable to...
  • New: 4 hr 40 min ago
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Kevin Knox rolls ankle and can't out pressure on it as he limps off the court

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports staff) — It was the scariest possible sight for Knicks fans at the Garden Saturday night. Kevin Knox limped off the court and straight to the locker room with two teammates helping him on either side. The Knicks’ prized rookie had driven to the basket late in the first quarter and was fouled, but he appeared...
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Fizdale’s response to critics of defensive call on last play

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale responded to his social-media critics who thought he should have put Frank Ntilikina on Caris LeVert on the final play that led to a game-winning basket Friday in Brooklyn. One of the Twitter critics was former Phil Jackson advisor, Clarence Gaines Jr., who was not retained when his contract expired in July. Fizdale...
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Kyrie Irving visits Madison Square Garden after saying he wants to remain a Celtic, but a lot can still change...

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Long linked to the Knicks as a free agent target, Kyrie Irving shrugged off the idea that his return to New York on Saturday would prompt questions about why he verbally committed to re-signing with Boston. “Man, who cares, man? Who cares?” Irving told reporters. “Honestly, who cares?" Well, for...
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Former Knicks executive Clarence Gaines questions David Fizdale for not using Frank Ntilikina to defend on final play vs. Nets

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Clarence Gaines, the former Knicks executive and Phil Jackson’s adviser, second-guessed David Fizdale for putting Tim Hardaway Jr. on Caris LeVert for the final possession of Friday’s loss to the Nets. Gaines tweeted Saturday morning that Frank Ntilikina – whom Gaines was instrumental in drafting...
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Where Knicks can start pointing the finger for loss to Nets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five takeaways from Friday’s 107-105 heartbreaking loss in Brooklyn that dropped the Knicks’ record at 1-1. 1. David Fizdale’s pressure defense was lax against the Nets after its fiery performance in the season opener versus Atlanta. The Nets shot 49.3 percent — 40 percent from the 3-point line — and got going right away in...
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Knox drawing comparisons with emerging Celtics star he’s set to face

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Even before Kevin Knox fell to the Knicks and became the ninth overall pick, his coach at Kentucky, John Calipari, predicted several teams ultimately would regret passing on the youngest player in this year’s NBA draft. Calipari easily envisioned a path to stardom for Knox because he believed he had just seen it, following the...
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Enes Kanter’s big game hurt by questionable flagrant foul

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Enes Kanter almost always has his way with the Nets’ smaller front line — he’s a menacing bull at Barclays Center. When the Knicks needed three points to tie Friday night, Kanter got them, barreling to the bucket after a pocket pass from Trey Burke off a pick-and-roll with 15.9 seconds left. Kanter scored the...
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D’Angelo Russell: We’re ‘supposed to beat’ the Knicks

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Spencer Dinwiddie, who boasted the Nets are better than the Knicks, nearly saw his mouth write a check his behind couldn’t cash. But after the Nets pulled the game out at the end, D’Angelo Russell called it a game his team is expected to win. “Get the wins you’re supposed to win,” Russell said after...
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Knicks nipped by Nets thanks to LeVert’s bucket in final second

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Nets took Round 1. Caris LeVert landed the knockout blow. After losing all four of last season’s meetings with their cross-river rival, the Nets blew an 11-point second-half lead, but left Barclays Center Friday night with a thrilling 107-105 win over the Knicks, decided by LeVert’s game-winning drive with one second remaining. Tim Hardaway...
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Diplomatic Sam Darnold is not taking sides in the Knicks/Nets 'rivalry'

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — Sam Darnold is being very diplomatic. The Jets rookie QB was at Barclays Center Friday night to watch the Knicks battle the Nets, but he was not taking any sides in the so-called rivalry. “Coming here to support the Knicks AND the Nets,” Darnold said in a courtside interview on YES network. Though...
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What Will It Take for the Knicks and Nets to Have a Real Rivalry?

NY Times (KELLY WHITESIDE) — “They have to be good at the same time. Being bad at the same time doesn’t help,” said Jeff Van Gundy, the former Knicks coach.
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When the real battle begins for the Knicks and Nets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks and Nets scrapped in Brooklyn on Friday in the first of four regular-season grudge matches. It stood as the Nets’ home opener, but usually the arena turns into Barclays Square Garden. Both New York teams likely will strive for 30-win seasons. Both are expected to miss the playoffs together for the fourth straight...
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David Fizdale puts focus on Knicks' up-tempo play, but watch for how rookie Kevin Knox keeps up

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks are the youngest team in the NBA and plan to play that way. In other words, it’s speed, it’s transition baskets, it’s everything that should define youth. The Knicks took 99 shots on 112 possessions in the opener Wednesday, which are numbers they rarely, if ever, touched under Jeff Hornacek. ...
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