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Porzingis on going head-to-head vs. Carmelo in Knicks opener

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — The understudy faces his mentor.
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Kristaps Porzingis: I’ll guard Carmelo, but it won’t be easy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The mentor will square off against the master in Oklahoma City on Thursday night in the Knicks’ deliciously compelling season opener. With Carmelo Anthony lining up at power forward in the Thunder’s smallball lineup, Porzingis said he will defend his former teammate at the outset. At 7’3, Porzingis has the height advantage, but the 6’8...
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NBA East preview: LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers still rule

Newsday The Eastern Conference doesn't have as compelling stories as the Western Conference or as many strong teams or stars, and probably doesn't house the next NBA champion.
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Eastern Conference Preview: Are the Celtics and Cavaliers Vulnerable?

NY Times (BENJAMIN HOFFMAN) — Boston and Cleveland continued to stockpile stars, but the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors are all waiting for a chance to break through.
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Knicks preview: Finding out how low they can go

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only question is whether Jeff Hornacek will replace Derek Fisher in the history books for worst single-season record for a Knicks coach. Probably not, but after an 0-5 preseason, it’s not out of the realm of possibility the rebuilding, post-Carmelo Anthony club could challenge 17-65. The new regime of Steve Mills and Scott Perry...
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina caretaker is just happy to be here

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Ramon Sessions has no problem babysitting. He has spent large segments of his 10-year NBA career serving as a caretaker for younger players such as Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker. So when he inked a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum with the Knicks on July 28, Sessions knew mentoring rookie Frank Ntilikina would be...
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Point guard Frank Ntilikina talking with Knicks teammates as bruised knee heals

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Frank Ntilikina's troublesome knee has a few more days to heal before it really gets tested by NBA MVP Russell Westbrook.
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Frank Ntilikina: I’ll be ready for Knicks opener

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Frank Ntilikina is making progress, slowly but it seems steadily, in advance of Thursday’s regular season opener against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder. The Knicks’ rookie point guard from France took part in his second straight practice on Monday, doing more than he did on Saturday, and the expectation is he will be available when...
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Knicks podcast: One on one with Tim Hardaway Jr.

Newsday The Knicks open their 2017-18 NBA season on Wednesday. In Oklahoma City. Against Carmelo Anthony.
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What would be a success for these Knicks?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Greg Anthony agrees it will be one of the most difficult seasons to judge whether this edition of the Knicks will be a success. No, Anthony does not see this Carmelo Anthony-less team with a chance at a playoff berth. But he believes that doesn’t mean management can’t stamp 2017-18 campaign as worthwhile. The former...
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Jeff Hornacek sets defensive challenge for second-year Knick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Courtney Lee’s locker at the Garden hung next to Carmelo Anthony’s last season. Thursday in the Knicks season opener, Lee may be draped all over Anthony on the court in Oklahoma City. In search of a speedier defensive starting unit, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek is expected to start Lee at small forward against the Thunder,...
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Knicks working on simplifying defense

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Jeff Hornacek admitted that the Knicks' defensive principles and concepts were confusing last season and not everyone picked them up.
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Knicks Preview: Position-by-position breakdown

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — A look at what the 2017-2018 Knicks are working with.
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The numbers don’t agree, but Knicks see progress in a key area

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks finished dead last in the league in defensive rating (points per 100 possessions) in the preseason. They gave up 112 points per game while going 0-5 (two losses to the Nets, two to the Wizards, one to the Rockets). Nevertheless, coach Jeff Hornacek, whose team opens Thursday in Oklahoma City, believes the Knicks...
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Knicks keeping defense simple to avoid confusing players

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — The lesson learned from dreadful defense was to keep it simple.
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