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The David Fizdale trait at heart of the Knicks’ promise

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — There have been encyclopedias written about the philosophy of coaching. It can seem so complicated, so byzantine. But it was the great Chuck Daly who reduced the profession to its simplest terms, back when he was massaging egos on the Bad Boy Pistons, taking on the job of leading the original Dream Team through the...
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Sparingly used Damyean Dotson could be Knicks trade candidate

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DETROIT — The New York Knicks have their three-game winning streak and second-year shooting guard Damyean Dotson has his own streak. Sunday’s game in Memphis marked Dotson’s fourth straight game in which David Fizdale didn’t play him. It leaves Dotson’s future cloudy. It’s only going to get worse as shooting guard Courtney Lee will be...
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Trey Burke wants rolling Knicks to think playoffs, not lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Maybe this winning spurt is a blip on a long, losing road of development, but Trey Burke believes the New York Knicks should focus on larger stuff — the playoffs. The Knicks carry a three-game winning streak into Detroit on Tuesday. The NBA’s youngest team have beaten in succession three playoff-caliber clubs in Boston, New...
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Emmanuel Mudiay’s exclamation point on surprising rise

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MEMPHIS — Emmanuel Mudiay made sure Knicks coach David Fizdale was leaving Beale Street with a victory. Mudiay, the red-hot starting point guard, took a pass from Trey Burke on a fastbreak and rose up over Garrett Temple and threw down a monstrous one-handed dunk. Enes Kanter said he doesn’t remember Mudiay having those hops...
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Courtney Lee anxious for return that is looking complicated

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Courtney Lee said he’s still two practices away from making his season debut, meaning he likely will have to sit out the back-to-back versus Detroit and Philadelphia on Tuesday and Wednesday. That means, at the earliest, his debut won’t be until Saturday versus Milwaukee. Lee, who has missed the entire season due...
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David Fizdale and Marc Gasol bury the hatchet from past feud with on-court embrace

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – The beef is officially squashed. Not only did both David Fizdale and Marc Gasol gush over each other through the media this weekend, they embraced on the court following Sunday’s 103-98 Knicks victory. “It was a hug we needed to have a long time ago,” Fizdale said. “We just exchanged...
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Willie Naulls, Knicks All-Star and Celtics Champion, Dies at 84

NY Times (RICHARD GOLDSTEIN) — Naulls was an All-American at U.C.L.A. and one of pro basketball’s early black stars, playing on three championship teams.
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Streak hits three as Knicks win in David Fizdale’s Memphis return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MEMPHIS – David Fizdale got the victory in his Memphis return and got the message out nationwide he and his former sparring partner Marc Gasol were well over their celebrated tiff from last season. It literally was a win-win for the Knicks’ coach Sunday at FedEx Forum. “That’s not going to be a story anymore...
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Led by Emmanuel Mudiay, Knicks rise to the occasion for David Fizdale's revenge game in Memphis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – David Fizdale said he squashed his beef with Marc Gasol and then watched his team squash the Grizzlies. Buoyed by a marvelous dunk by Emmanuel Mudiay, the streaking Knicks won their third straight, 103-98, beating Memphis almost exactly a year after the organization fired Fizdale amid...
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David Fizdale is making good on promise to Knicks point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MEMPHIS – Emmanuel Mudiay was in the audience for David Fizdale’s introductory press conference in May. At the podium, in his opening remarks, the coach turned to Mudiay and stated, “We’ll get you right.’’ Fizdale has made good on his campaign promise. Friday’s victory over the Pelicans was all about Mudiay carrying the Knicks to...
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David Fizdale won’t be emotional against team that fired him

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — David Fizdale doesn’t expect to get emotional over his return to Memphis. Instead, looking back at his firing there in November 2017, he views himself as fortunate because it led to where he is today. “I ended up becoming the head coach of the New York Knicks, and how lucky is that for me to...
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Marc Gasol reveals exactly how he feels about David Fizdale

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MEMPHIS — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol broke his silence on his former coach, David Fizdale, saying they cleared the air in a summer phone conversation, but probably won’t hug when the Knicks and Memphis square off Sunday at FedEx Forum. It’s the long-anticipated first meeting between Fizdale and Gasol since the coach was fired one...
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Marc Gasol says he's moved on from beef with David Fizdale, even gave new Knicks coach a thumbs up to Kristaps Porzingis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – Marc Gasol has placed David Fizdale firmly in the rearview mirror. And even if it doesn’t sound like they’ll ever be friends – or even embrace at the reunion Sunday – Gasol recommended the coach to an inquiring Kristaps Porzingis. “He asked me what I thought. I said, ‘He’s a great coach...
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Desperate New York sports fans have surprise teams to believe in

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — If you see a New York sports fan with a little extra hop in their step these days, the chances are that guy is a hockey fan. Rangers, Islanders — at this point, it doesn’t matter. At this point, you look at the standings and you see both teams in the neighborhood of the playoffs,...
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Mitchell Robinson fouled out in just nine minutes

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — You thought bygone Knicks enigma Michael Beasley fouling out in just 10 minutes of floor time in a game last season was impressive? Rookie shot-blocker Mitchell Robinson just did it in nine. The fifth of Robinson’s fouls was a “Zaza Pachulia” flagrant for undercutting Nikola Mirotic on a 3-pointer with 1:00 left in the third...
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