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Courtney Lee says he's a team-first guy and is OK being stuck on the Knicks' bench

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Courtney Lee isn’t just publicly accepting his removal from the rotation, he’s defending its reasoning. The oldest player on the Knicks roster, who has logged DNPs in four of the last five games, told the Daily News that his benching is best for the organization’s reality. “Being in this league...
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Ex-Knicks coach explains Phil Jackson’s low profile since firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Kurt Rambis said there’s a reason former Knicks president Phil Jackson has kept a low profile since getting fired 18 months ago. Rambis, fired as Knicks associate head coach after last season, is back as a Lakers special advisor — a liaison between the coaching staff and front office. Rambis — with...
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Another young Knick facing ankle-injury limbo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — The last time a young Knicks prospect was seen in a walking boot to protect his left ankle, it cost him nine games. That was Mitchell Robinson, who may return from a sprain against the Trail Blazers on Monday after a three-week absence. Late in the giddy Knicks’ locker room at Staples...
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Enes Kanter to Skip Knicks’ Trip to London, Citing Fear of Turkish Retaliation

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — The Turkish player will not travel to Europe to play the Wizards on Jan. 17, saying he fears for his life because of his public opposition to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.
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Knicks Beat (LeBron-Less) Lakers, So Time to Celebrate ‘Like It’s the Super Bowl’

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Coach David Fizdale said every win is savored like a championship. But the Lakers were missing three key players, including LeBron James, with injuries.
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Enes Kanter won’t go to London because of a ‘freaking lunatic’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Enes Kanter revealed after the Knicks’ 119-112 victory over the Lakers he won’t be heading to London for their game against the Wizards on Jan. 17. Kanter has an invalid Turkish passport because of his long-running feud against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the political dictator in his home country. Kanter said...
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Enes Kanter, fearing he could be murdered by Turkish spies, will not travel to London with Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — LOS ANGELES – Expressing concern that he might be murdered by Turkish spies, Enes Kanter said he will not travel with the Knicks to London for their regular season game against the Bucks on Jan. 16. Kanter, a wanted criminal in Turkey for speaking out against the country’s president, also had his...
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James Dolan has front-row seat for Knicks’ best game in weeks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — With Knicks owner James Dolan sitting in a baseline seat near the Lakers’ bench, his basketball team was at its best. Finally. The Knicks stormed to a 39-25 lead after one quarter with their sizzling 3-point shooting, then hung on for a 119-112 victory against the depleted Lakers on Friday night at...
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Knicks snap eight-game losing streak with comeback win over LeBron-less Lakers

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — LOS ANGELES – No LeBron James meant something new for the Knicks – a victory. With James Dolan seated courtside at Staples Center and just a few feet away from the injured and inactive LeBron, the Knicks outlasted the Lakers, 119-112, snapping an eight-game losing streak. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored...
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Beasley back with Lakers after being out for ‘personal reasons’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Michael Beasley rejoined the Lakers after being away most of the past four weeks for “personal reasons” and coach Luke Walton said he was to throw him into the fire against his former club, the Knicks, on Friday night at Staples Center. Beasley’s mother died just prior to Christmas. He joined her...
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Tim Hardaway Jr. felt sidelined by Phil Jackson, but Steve Mills always had his back

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — LOS ANGELES – Tim Hardaway Jr. took that weird round trip journey to Atlanta, but he always had an important supporter in New York – Steve Mills. So after Mills seized power from Phil Jackson in the summer of 2017, his first big move was to bring Hardaway back to the Knicks on a four-year, $71...
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All the Knicks’ losing is starting to break Tim Hardaway Jr.

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Tim Hardaway Jr. can no longer say emphatically the Knicks are better than their record, calling it “a tough pill to swallow.” The Knicks entered Staples Center against the LeBron-less Lakers with the third-worst record in the NBA at 9-29. Their defense allows 115.9 points per game (27th) and opponents are shooting...
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Why Frank Ntilikina got a kick out of dunking on Rudy Gobert

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — There have been few highlights on the Knicks current two-week, six-game road trip, but the most precious one came with French subtitles. Lost in the Jazz’s dominant win Saturday was Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina driving to the basket in the first half and dunking on a pursuing Rudy Gobert, who also...
  • 13 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson itching to get back in the Knicks’ lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson would love a Hollywood return. The Knicks are 0-8 since Robinson went down with a left ankle sprain, but the exciting shot-blocker has been upgraded to questionable for Friday’s encounter versus the Lakers at Staples Center. Robinson went through most of Thursday’s practice at UCLA and ran...
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David Fizdale explains reasoning behind Knicks' scattered starting rotations

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — LOS ANGELES – David Fizdale’s scattered rotations and game plans will soon be easier to understand. At least that’s the plan. Taking longer than he expected (Fizdale wanted a set rotation after 25 games), the coach said he has used the first half of the season to get a feel for his roster. As a...
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