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Knicks to hold workout with Columbia’s Petrasek
May 29th, 2017 at 10:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis announced he will play for the Latvian national team during this summer's European championships, but did not clear it with the New York organization beforehand, according to the New York Daily News' Stefan Bondy. "Kristaps is in a position to decide for himself on playing for the national side,"...

Jackson confident in Gaines despite turnover in staff
May 29th, 2017 at 2:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an offseason in which the New York Knicks will keep player development coach Dave Bliss and part ways with assistant Josh Longstaff, team president Phil Jackson remains confident in Clarence Gaines Jr., vice president of player personnel. "Phil has a small circle of friends,'' Walter Perrin, vice president of...

Scouting Report: Dennis Smith, Jr.
May 28th, 2017 at 10:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo: Gerry Broome/AP Strengths Scoring Ability One of the factors that undoubtedly set Smith apart from many other top draft prospects is his scoring talent. Averaging 18.1 points per game over 34.8 minutes per game this past season, Smith has been competing in one of college basketball's toughest...

Earl Monroe: Phil didn’t give Anthony right pieces
May 26th, 2017 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Knicks legend Earl "The Pearl" Monroe thinks Phil Jackson did not give Carmelo Anthony the right complimentary pieces to give the star forward a chance to succeed. "I thought this team was going to be pretty good with Derrick Rose coming in and Courtney Lee, though I'm not sure he's...

Rick Pitino sees PG Donovan Mitchell as good fit for Knicks
May 26th, 2017 at 11:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Louisville head coach Rick Pitino believes point guard Donovan Mitchell would be a good fit with the Knicks. According to Pitino, Mitchell has the qualifications to run Phil Jackson's triangle offense. "He's understands everything about the game - a basketball junkie,'' Pitino told Marc Berman of the New York Post....