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NBA Trade Deadline Portfolio 2019: New York Knicks

The Step Back (Rucker Haringey) — The Knicks aren’t very interesting on the court this season, but they could be intriguing ahead of the NBA Trade Deadline. The injury absence of Kristaps Porzingis has sentenced the Knicks to an ugly start to their 2018-19 season. That doesn’t mean this team is going to stand pat ahead of the trade deadline. Instead, […] NBA Trade Deadline Portfolio 2019: New York Knicks -...
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Around the NBA in 15 trades 2019: Day 4, Knicks and Mavericks

The Step Back (Paul Centopani) — Back by the popular demand of pretty much only myself, it’s the second annual edition of Around the NBA in 15 Trades. We’re taking all 30 teams in the lead up to the Feb. 7 trade deadline and finding a happy middle ground for prosperous barterdom. Dallas, mostly thanks to the meteoric ascension of Luka Dončić, […] Around the NBA in 15 trades 2019: Day 4,...
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Kevin Knox is rounding into form

The Step Back (Jackson Frank) — Observe Kevin Knox for anything more than a few moments and you’ll catch him slyly grinning, enjoying his NBA responsibilities. On this particular evening, Knox is preparing for a game against the Portland Trail Blazers. In between shots, with his wrist arced and dangling in the air, he exchanges quips with New York Knicks assistant coach […] Kevin Knox is rounding into form...
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2019 NBA Mock Draft: Is R.J. Barrett right for the Knicks?

The Step Back (Brendon Kleen) — With conference play in full swing and upsets taking over NCAA basketball, we take another look at the 2019 NBA Draft class. As always, projected standings are based upon FiveThirtyEight’s CARM-Elo rankings. This version of the mock uses projections as of Jan. 6, with the four worst teams in the league jockeying for position to […] 2019 NBA Mock Draft: Is R.J. Barrett right for...
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The old Knick and the sea

The Step Back (Paul Centopani) — The Knicks are painting a big-picture masterpiece. Sure, their record doesn’t inspire confidence and they won’t be making the playoffs, but they have young talent, a renewed culture and a stabilizing veteran presence. For so many years, this franchise felt lost at sea. Finally, the New York Knickerbockers have a competent front office with Scott […] The old Knick and the...
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Does John Wall have the worst contract in the NBA?

The Step Back (Jonathan Macri) — John Wall won’t see the court for 10 months thanks to season-ending surgery. Where does leave his contract in the NBA’s ranks of the worst of the worst? Earlier this season, Marc Berman of the NY Post dropped a line in one of his articles about the Knicks that “some in the league believe” New […] Does John Wall have the worst contract in the NBA? - FanSided -...
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10 NBA things to watch for on Christmas Day

The Step Back (Bryan Toporek) — The NBA’s 2018 Christmas Day slate has something for everyone. Love watching superstars dominate? Start off your day with Giannis Antetokounmpo going against a hapless New York Knicks squad in Madison Square Garden. Love seeing old teammates clash? Russell Westbrook and James Harden will square off in Houston in a game that could wind up […] 10 NBA things to watch for on...
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The Whiteboard: The Cleveland Cavaliers have some fun trade chips

The Step Back (Ti Windisch) — The Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t going to win a bunch of games this season, but the Cavs have some fun wings that could net them assets in the trade market. The Cleveland Cavaliers did something they haven’t done much this season on Wednesday night when they won a game against the New York Knicks. Cleveland is […] The Whiteboard: The Cleveland Cavaliers have some fun trade...
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Trading for John Wall would be most Knicks move ever

The Step Back (Brad Berreman) — The New York Knicks have developed a reputation for short-sighted moves chasing star power, and they haven’t really worked. That’s why a John Wall trade could be right in their wheelhouse. Going back pretty much 20 years now, it seems like the New York Knicks just can’t get out of their own way. Front office […] Trading for John Wall would be most Knicks move ever - ...
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The Whiteboard: Maybe Tim Hardaway Jr. isn’t overpaid after all

The Step Back (Ti Windisch) — Tim Hardaway Jr.’s huge offer sheet seemed like a classic New York Knicks gaffe, but THJ is scoring like a $70 million player should. When the New York Knicks signed Tim Hardaway Jr. to a four-year, $70 million-plus offer sheet in free agency, the Atlanta Hawks were stunned. ESPN’s Kevin Pelton reported that Atlanta expected […] The Whiteboard: Maybe Tim Hardaway Jr....
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Once a Knick, always a Knick: David Lee and Nate Robinson get reflective

The Step Back (Jonathan Macri) — For former Knicks David Lee and Nate Robinson, a return to their old home couldn’t have come at a better time, as things are finally looking up. “I had six steals.” Nate Robinson sat sixteen floors up from Seventh Avenue, in an office building adjoined to the arena he once called home. Behind him is […] Once a Knick, always a Knick: David Lee and Nate Robinson get...
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Jeremy Lin has lived a basketball lifetime

The Step Back (Howard Megdal) — For anyone who covered “Linsanity” and Jeremy Lin’s career with the New York Knicks, the crowd response to Lin emerging from the tunnel on Wednesday night was striking for its absence of emotion. There were some scattered boos, less a referendum on Lin it seemed than the typical Madison Square Garden response to any road […] Jeremy Lin has lived a basketball lifetime ...
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Corbin Explains: The Knicks are, like, whatever man

The Step Back (Corbin Smith) — The Knicks are often bad, but honestly who cares. They are especially bad this year, with Porzingis sitting out a second with an injury and everyone else uhh, not being very good? It’s the fundamental truth of sports, people: usually, when your players are bad, your team will not be very good. And that’s fine! […] Corbin Explains: The Knicks are, like, whatever man - ...
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Tim Hardaway Jr. still has a lot to live up to

The Step Back (Jared Dubin) — A little more than a year ago, the New York Knicks signed Tim Hardaway Jr. to a four-year offer sheet with a maximum value of $71 million. From all but the most die-hard of Knicks fans, the deal was met with swift and brutal criticism. It had been just two years since the Knicks had […] Tim Hardaway Jr. still has a lot to live up to - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News,...
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The New York Knicks are finally speaking with one voice

The Step Back (Howard Megdal) — At the conclusion of Thursday morning’s summit meeting between the Knicks brain trust — team president Steve Mills, general manager Scott Perry and head coach David Fizdale — and gathered reporters, it was impossible to ignore what wasn’t present at the introductory presser for the season. The trio spoke with one voice. No real outstanding […] The New York...
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