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Enes Kanter eager for Knicks return after ‘boring’ spell as TV viewer

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Enes Kanter was just another fan. The Knicks center, who opted against joining the team in London because of fears of an assassination attempt perpetrated by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, watched Thursday’s game against the Wizards on TV from his apartment in White Plains, while sporting the team’s blue jersey. Sitting more than 3,400...
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Enes Kanter says it will 'be a blessing' to honor Martin Luther King with Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Enes Kanter has spent years – and most of last week – speaking on the injustices in his home country of Turkey. On Monday, he’ll be playing on MLK Day and honoring America’s most famous civil rights leader. The meaning isn’t lost on Kanter. “Of course man, it means a lot. Everybody, whoever fights...
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The Knicks finally saw the old Allonzo Trier

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The lasting image of Allonzo Trier’s trip to London is the game-deciding goaltending call against him with 0.4 seconds left in the Knicks’ 101-100 loss to the Wizards on Thursday. The lasting impact of the trip could be a strong finish to Trier’s rookie season, further validating the two-year contract the Knicks gave the undrafted...
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David Fizdale has critical message for pending Knicks free agents

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — David Fizdale understands his players’ predicaments, many of them playing for their next contract. But the coach had a message for those pending free agents on Sunday, as the Knicks were stuck at dead-last in the NBA in assists: Selfishness, the coach said, doesn’t get you paid. “I empathize with...
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Zion Williamson and the other four top Knicks lottery prospects

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here’s a look at the top five players that will be available for the 2019 NBA draft: 1. Zion Williamson, PF/C, Duke He’s a 6-foot-8 potential smallball center, a 285-pounder who powers to the rim for vicious dunks. He rebounds, block shots with ferocity and owns a motor coaches dream about. Though he’s almost assured...
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Knicks’ youth commitment puts them in thick of race to bottom

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale gave European journalists a tanking course during the Knicks’ trip to London. There’s no such thing in British soccer’s renowned Premier League, where a club with the worst record faces threats of being “relegated’’ to a lower division. NBA commissioner Adam Silver won his lottery reform for 2019, but it has...
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Ntilikina even struggling when it comes to a video-game rating

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Lottery picks Dennis Smith Jr. and Frank Ntilikina will be forever linked in New York — their careers compared. Each point guard is experiencing trying times in his sophomore season. Smith has been shopped by Dallas much of the year, and the latest report has him leaving the club briefly but only so...
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Breaking down what the Knicks should do at the trade deadline

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — There can be no debate about the Knicks’ intentions at the trade deadline. They are sellers. Open For Business. They should throw out a ‘LIQUIDATION’ advertisement because this current roster will look absolutely nothing like next season’s. But there are two big questions to ponder: will any other...
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Enes Kanter wants to thank Adam Silver, NBA for support

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Enes Kanter appreciates commissioner Adam Silver’s support. Before the Knicks faced the Wizards on Thursday in London, Silver said he takes a report regarding Turkey’s potential plans to attempt to extradite Kanter from the U.S., as well as social-media death threats, “very seriously.” Silver added he “absolutely understands” Kanter’s reasoning for not traveling...
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Latrell Sprewell is all-in on David Fizdale and these Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Latrell Sprewell got it right with the Knicks back in the day. When Jeff Van Gundy resigned early in the 2001-2002 season, as other players rejoiced the prospect of having a less dour leader, Sprewell voiced this sentiment: “Be careful what you wish for.’’ The Knicks have captured one playoff series since Van...
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Emmanuel Mudiay wants to be the closer Knicks are missing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay didn’t see much of London on his second trip to Britain. He was laid up with a head cold. Mudiay saw plenty of net through three quarters Thursday against the Wizards, however, when he made nine of his first 10 shots, further establishing himself as a potential point...
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Knicks find another wacky way to lose on goaltending call in London

NY Daily News Allonzo Trier was called for goaltending on a layup attempt by Thomas Bryant with 0.4 seconds remaining, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night. Bradley Beal scored 26 points and had nine rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. had 20 points and 11...
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Knicks go all the way to London to find new crushing way to lose

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — The Knicks proved they can just as easily choke in the fourth quarter overseas as in the United States. And they managed to do it on a buzzer-beating goaltending call on rookie Allonzo Trier. Dominating play and a pleasure to watch for three quarters, the Knicks fell apart late as the Wizards stole...
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When NBA would step in as Enes Kanter-Turkey fight worsens

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LONDON — NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he supports Enes Kanter’s decision to not travel to London and is taking “very seriously” a report Wednesday stating the Turkish government will issue an extradition notice for the controversial Knicks center. An NBA source said the league wouldn’t act until any official extradition move is made by...
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Two ex-Knicks cross paths in ironic Wizards roster twist

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Wizards coach Scott Brooks seemed regretful ex-Knick Ron Baker wasn’t in London. Baker signed with the Wizards last month after the Knicks released the undrafted Wichita State guard to make room for Allonzo Trier’s NBA contract. Brooks, like Baker, was a frenetic defender after going undrafted and wound up as a Knicks backup in 1996-97....
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