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Knicks’ Derrick Rose attracts Bucks interest but Tom Thibodeau hopes to keep him around

If Tom Thibodeau has his way, he would like to keep veteran New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose, who has been with him on his three coaching stops. Thibodeau pondered Rose’s new “guiding” role with a young Knicks team with playoff aspirations before they cruised to a 102-98 victory Tuesday on the road. “It was amazing,” said Thibodeau. In whatever role you ask Derek to play, he embraces it. He was always the first guy on the team. So I know he is always ready. He contributes in a lot…

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The Knicks picked up the heat in the second half to defeat the Magic

February 7, 2023; Orlando, Florida, USA; New York Knicks guard Jalen Bronson (11) hits the ball during the first quarter against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. Mandatory credit: Mike Watters-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks overcame their worst half of the first half of the season by finishing strong, rebounding from a 12-point deficit to defeat the Orlando Magic, 102-98, Tuesday night at the Amway Center. Jalen Bronson scored 25 points and had five assists to lead the Knicks. Bronson put up 10 points in the fourth…

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Nuggets, Pistons interested in Cam Reddish for the Knicks

November 16, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; New York Knicks forward Cam Reddish (0) controls the ball while Denver Nuggets Bones Highland (3) guards in the fourth quarter on the ballpark. Mandatory credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks are getting closer to finding a new home for Cam Reddish as the trade deadline approaches Thursday. According to SNY’s Ian Begley, two new teams have emerged as potential landing sites for Reddish, who has collected 32 CD-DNP and is still counting. “I heard that Denver [Nuggets] Score some…

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The Knicks are not in active trade talks with the Raptors for OG Anunoby

November 1, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) controls the ball against Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) and guard Malachi Flynn (22) during the second quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks’ interest in OG Anunoby appears to have waned or may have been diminished by the Toronto Raptors’ high asking price. according to Yahoo Sports’ Jake Fisher via SNY’s The PutbackNeither the Knicks nor the Brooklyn Nets are actively involved with the Raptors…

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The Knicks are looking to add to winning the total when they take on the humble Magic

January 24, 2023; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks guard Quentin Grimes (6) takes a shot against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio (13) in the third quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks begin a short two-game road trip on Tuesday, starting with a date versus the bottom-tier Orlando Magic. This will be the second game between these two teams this season, with the first coming back on October 24, a game the Knicks won comfortably 115-102 at Madison Square…

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Knicks Miles McBride shows a flash of potential in winning over 76 players

January 26, 2023; Boston, MA, USA; New York Knicks guard Miles McBride (2) leads to the basket as Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams (12) defends during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports New York Knicks backup guard Miles McBride produced his best performance of the season so far Sunday as the Knicks came back from under 21 points down to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers at home 108-97. McBride scored 14 points (tied for a season-high), three rebounds, two assists, shot 3-6 from outside the…

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The Knicks make their biggest comeback of the season behind an unlikely champion

February 5, 2023; New York, New York, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden (1) controls the ball against New York Knicks center Isaiah Hartenstein (55), guards Evan Fournier (13) and Miles McBride (2) during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Veteran New York Knicks guard Evan Fournier has been reduced to an afterthought this season. But on the second night of a brutal back-to-back schedule against elite teams and with RJ Barrett a late scratch due to a non-COVID illness, Fournier called his…

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Knicks take on an RJ Barrett problem

January 16, 2023; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett (9) dunks the ball against Toronto Raptors forward Scotty Barnes (4) during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports We’ve seen New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett endure meltdowns before, but something about this one feels different. What was a tough week for the fourth-year winger culminated Saturday night against the Clippers, where he shot just 6-21 from the field and 1-8 from three-point range and committed five personal fouls…

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Knicks comeback falls short in overtime loss to Clippers

The New York Knicks showed heart to fight when they came back from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter. But a three-pointer by Nicholas Batum to beat the buzzer at the end of regulation dampened their spirits. The Knicks faded into overtime again as the Los Angeles Clippers veterans took on a 134-128 win Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Norman Powell and Kawhi Leonard scored 13 points in the five overtime minutes as the Knicks lost their sixth in nine overtime league games this season. It was heartbreaking…

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Knicks and Jazz discuss Obi Tobin trade

October 7, 2022; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward Obi Tobin (1) hit the dunk in the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks and Utah Jazz are at the negotiating table again. This time for a simple business conversation regarding former lottery pick Obi Tobin. The Knicks and Jazz have had scouting discussions about Tobin, Evan Fournier and future draft picks Malik Beasley and Jared Vanderbilt, according to HoopsHype’s Mike Scotto. Utah is…

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