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The hottest NBA takers go all-in on Kevin Durant-to-Knicks

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — The suppliers of the hottest takes around are surprisingly in agreement with each other — and the masses. Colin Cowherd on Tuesday went all-in on the Kevin Durant-Knicks hype, one-upping ESPN adversary Stephen A. Smith and the conventional wisdom that’s been circulating for over a year. “An NBA veteran player very connected told me 15...
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Patrick Ewing won’t reveal how he’ll fix NBA Draft Lottery for Knicks

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — On the remote chance The Post’s appeals to the gods go unheeded, Patrick Ewing and the Knicks have their own covert operations in place. Before Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Knicks (allegedly) have a 14 percent chance of landing the No. 1 pick and Zion Williamson, the New York icon allowed that of...
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NBA draft lottery: Patrick Ewing joins these team representatives

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks hope that having the biggest star at the NBA draft lottery will bring long-awaited luck to the downtrodden franchise. Patrick Ewing, the prize of the first-ever lottery in 1985, will represent the team which drafted him at Tuesday night’s event in Chicago, with the Knicks tied for the best odds (14 percent) of...
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NBA draft lottery 2019: Time, how to watch and how it works

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — We’ll finally know who wins the Zion Williamson sweepstakes at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. In total, 14 teams have a shot at winning the first pick on Tuesday, with the New York Knicks, who finished with the league’s worst record in 2018-19, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns all with a 14% chance at...
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A priest, a rabbi and a shaman pray for the Knicks to get Zion Williamson

NY Post (New York Post Video) — A group of religious leaders gathered at Madison Square Garden to bless the New York Knicks before NBA Lottery Day. “Here in New York, we need all the help we can get, especially from the higher powers,” proclaimed Rabbi Adam Mintz. He is joined by a priest, a shaman, two witches, and a miracle healer,...
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2019 NBA draft lottery odds: Knicks’ chances at landing No. 1 pick

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The tanking is (hopefully) over. Now, will it pay off? The New York Knicks take a 14-percent chance into Tuesday night’s lottery, as they hope to land the No. 1 pick and a chance to draft Duke star Zion Williamson. The Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers also have a 14-percent chance of winning the lottery...
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What Zion Williamson dream could mean to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The Knicks and Patrick Ewing are due. The big night has finally arrived after all the 2018-19 tanking for Zion Williamson. Ewing never had much prosperity in Chicago against Michael Jordan’s Bulls. But now the Knicks’ 7-foot-1 good-luck charm must step up on Tuesday and create a Williamson windfall. Ewing, 34 years after...
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A new Knicks beginning is within reach — at last

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This is what Tuesday night is all about, what the lottery is all about, when the pingpong balls start to fly and also start to fall, the first domino in what the Knicks — and every other hapless basketball team in the raffle — dream will be a profound pathway to respectability. This is what...
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Knicks guide if NBA draft lottery turns into nightmare

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The reality is the Knicks are more likely to zero in on Virginia’s D’Andre Hunter and Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura than Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett once the pingpong balls roll. The consensus leading into Tuesday’s lottery is the top three picks will be Williamson, Morant and Barrett. The odds are better...
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Knicks fans ready for the thrill — or castastrophe — of NBA Draft Lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The drinks will start flowing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan. Odds are, the tears will start flowing 95 minutes later. Or will they? A mix of Knicks fan blogs/podcasts will host their third fan viewing party of 2018-19 Tuesday night to pray on 14 percent. Those are...
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In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson

NY Times (Marc Stein) — Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star.
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NBA Draft Lottery: Rabbis and witches praying Knicks land Zion Williamson

NY Post (Greg Joyce, Kirsten Fleming) — On Tuesday night, the Knicks will learn their place in the NBA draft lottery. With a No. 1 pick, they’d get Duke superstar Zion Williamson, as well as a commodity the team’s fans rarely have enjoyed: hope. But these are the Knicks we’re talking about — luck is as rare as a playoff appearance. It’s...
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Breaking down the Knicks’ lottery possibilities and what they mean

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks spent an entire season of losing for this one moment, this jostling of Ping Pong balls inside a Chicago hotel. It will determine whether they were geniuses or idiots. Successful tanking is largely contingent on dumb luck, and the Knicks haven’t had much since winning the Patrick Ewing...
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The Knicks’ unforgiving draft lottery history: From Kenny Walker to Kevin Knox

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — It was the worst time to equal the worst mark in franchise history. Following a 13-year stretch in which the team with the NBA’s worst record held a 25 percent chance to win the draft lottery, the Knicks’ horrific 17-win campaign earned them only a 14 percent chance to claim the upcoming No. 1 overall...
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Knicks could turn Zion Williamson into a god: ‘Billboards, adrenaline’

NY Post (Andrew Marchand) — The Knicks need Zion Williamson, but Williamson would be helped by New York. Tuesday’s draft lottery not only will largely determine where Williamson will play to begin his NBA career, but it will also provide the base for how big of a media sensation he may become. While in the social-media age, the playing field...
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