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Knicks Snap Losing Skid in Beantown Blowout

If ever there was a day for New York to play huge, today was it. On coach Tom Thibodeau’s 63rd birthday the Knicks were playing the rival Celtics in Boston. The Knicks took control early and blew out Boston 105-75 at TD Garden. The surprising win snapped a five-game New York losing skid.

Immanuel Needs to Be the Knicks Starting Point Guard… Quickley!

Fans of the New York Knicks have been clamoring for the team to sign or draft a quality point guard for serveral years. After suffering through seasons of watching Emmanuel Mudiay, Frank Ntlikina, Dennis Smith Jr. and Elfrid Payton among others, the Knicks may have finally found their guy. Rookie point guard Immanuel Quickley has shown flashes of potential as New York’s back up. In my opinion it is time for Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau to hand Quickley the keys to the car as the team’s starter.

Shorthanded Nets Hold Off Late Knicks Comeback

Kyrie Irving out. James Harden not yet available. On the heels of the blockbuster trade that brought Harden to the Barclays Center, the shorthanded Nets fought off a late New York rally to edge the Knicks116-109. Kevin Durant was still there, and he was more than Brooklyn needed as he powered the Nets with 26 points. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Knicks (5-7) after a promising 5-3 start.

Nets Acquire James Harden in Blockbuster Trade

Kevin Durant and James Harden are reunited once more as the Brooklyn Nets sent a haul of picks and players to land the eight-time All-Star. In a four-way deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, Brooklyn sent Caris LeVert, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, four first round picks — including the Cavs’ 2022 first-round pick …

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