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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...
  • 18 days ago
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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...
  • 18 days ago
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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...
  • 18 days ago
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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...
  • 19 days ago
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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...
  • 19 days ago
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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...
  • 19 days ago
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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,...
  • 19 days ago
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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...
  • 19 days ago
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Fizdale talks Knicks growth, not revenge, with Memphis on deck

NY Post (Marc Berman) — One year later, David Fizdale will be back on Beale Street on Sunday. He will be armed with his first two-game winning streak as coach of the Knicks. Timing is everything in the land of the blues. “I didn’t want to walk in there just being miserable,’’ Fizdale said after his Knicks staged an 18-6...
  • 20 days ago
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Rookie Trier, Mudiay propel Knicks to solid win over Pelicans

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Holiday cheer and Trier for the Knicks faithful. Behind a career-high 25 points from the crowd-pleasing rookie Allonzo Trier and 27 from Emmanuel Mudiay, the Knicks rallied for an improbable 114-109 win over the Pelicans on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Pelicans led 101-92 with 6:00 remaining, and after three competitive quarters, it...
  • 20 days ago
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Emmanuel Mudiay, Allonzo Trier form dynamic duo, lift Knicks to second straight win

NY Daily News Emmanuel Mudiay scored a season-high 27 points, rookie Allonzo Trier had a career-high 25, and the Knicks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 114-109 on Friday night. Trier made two free throws to put the Knicks ahead 104-103, and they held on to win consecutive games...
  • 20 days ago
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Why Mitchell Robinson is OK not starting

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mitchell Robinson had his taste of starting and is fine with Knicks coach David Fizdale’s decision to bring him off the bench. The company line was to keep the 20-year-old project out of severe foul trouble. In the Knicks’ stunning 117-109 win at Boston on Wednesday, Robinson played just 16 minutes but registered six blocks...
  • 21 days ago
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Trey Burke forces Knicks to ask serious questions at point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks will play their season’s 20th game on Black Friday vs. New Orleans, and their point-guard situation still stands as a darkened quandary. The Knicks’ point guard merry-go-round whirls on, and Trey Burke’s spectacular four-game tour de force has only confounded the issue. In successive games off the bench, Burke, the opening night starter,...
  • 21 days ago
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Courtney Lee tells the News he is inching closer to a return to the Knicks' lineup

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Courtney Lee is inching closer to making his season debut for the Knicks, telling the Daily News he is one step from returning to full practice following the troublesome neck injury. Lee, who hasn’t played after straining his neck in training camp, said he began participating in limited contact...
  • 21 days ago
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Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson provide a lift in their new roles

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Rookies Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson are no longer starters. But they were contributors Wednesday night. Knox had one of his best games as a rookie in the Knicks’ 117-109 victory over the Celtics, scoring 11 points with nine rebounds and hitting back-to-back 3-pointers in the fourth quarter that kept Boston at bay....
  • 21 days ago
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