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Frank Ntilikina, other young Knicks to get more playing time

Change is coming. Jeff Hornacek made that much clear Tuesday night as the Knicks reconvened in Westchester for their first post-All-Star-break practice. With the playoffs out of reach and development now the priority, rookie Frank Ntilikina, recently acquired Emmanuel Mudiay ...

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Jimmy Butler says exiled Knicks center Joakim Noah wants to play

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Butler has been in contact with the exiled Joakim Noah, and he came away with the following impression: Noah wants back on the court. “I know Jo’ wants to play. He wants to help win. He’s ...

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Smith Jr.: Knicks were in ‘funky’ situation ahead of draft

LOS ANGELES – By requesting a physical examination, Dennis Smith Jr. claimed the Knicks reneged on an agreement during their predraft meeting and that’s why he declined to work out for Phil Jackson. “I wouldn’t say they made me feel ...

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Knicks lose 108-92 to Sixers on eve of Kristaps Porzingis surgery

PHILADELPHIA – The long road back for Kristaps Porzingis begins Tuesday in a Manhattan hospital where the Knicks franchise player will have surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The Knicks, 108-92 losers to the ...

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Knicks’ situation could get worse before it gets better

Kristaps Porzingis lost his season and then lost his best friend, Willy Hernangomez, to a trade all within the span of roughly 15 hours. That’s how quickly things change in the NBA. One minute you’re the franchise player, the next ...

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Knicks fall to Bucks on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-winner

MILWAUKEE – The final shot from Tim Hardaway Jr. can easily be excused as a desperation heave at the buzzer that really never had much of a chance anyway. As for Hardaway’s 12 other errant shots…well, there are no convenient ...

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Knicks blown out by Kyrie Irving-less Celtics, 103-73

BOSTON – You want evidence the Knicks shouldn’t think about making win-now moves at the trade deadline? There it was Wednesday, in all its disappointing layers and lapses, when the Knicks were blown out by the Celtics, 103-73, while Kyrie ...

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Knicks wasting opportunity if they don't allow Ntilikina to start

PHOENIX – Maybe the Knicks have hit on something with Trey Burke, a former lottery pick who began this season in the minor leagues. Pat Riley once plucked John Starks and Anthony Mason out of the now-defunct Continental Basketball Association ...

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Knicks end West Coast trip with 107-85 rout of lowly Suns

PHOENIX – The Knicks got exactly what they needed on Friday; a dreadful opponent with more problems than even they have. Jeff Hornacek’s team closed out their longest road trip of the season by outclassing the Phoenix Suns from start ...

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What Trey Burke's emergence means for Knicks, Frank Ntilikina

LOS ANGELES — At least for one night, Trey Burke supplanted Frank Ntilikina in the rotation. How coach Jeff Hornacek handles his latest logjam moving forward will be determined on a game-by-game basis. Or whether Ntilikina deserves to stay on ...

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