Johnny Davis enjoyed his interview with Knicks

CHICAGO — Wisconsin sophomore shooting guard Johnny Davis is a straightforward kid with a straightforward game. Very good defender. Solid scorer. A dive-to-the-floor scrappiness. A deadly shot from mid-range. Nothing too flashy. So when teams asked him an offbeat question about his personal life during the NBA Draft Combine interviews in Chicago, Davis didn’t deviate. … Read more

Jeremy Sochan a fit for Tom Thibodeau, Knicks

CHICAGO – Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau has never met Jeremy Sochan’s mother, Aneta, who played at Panhandle State in Oklahoma. But it sounds like they’d get along quite well. The Baylor freshman 6-foot-9 combo forward feels he’s the best defender in June 23rd’s draft – which is all his mother cared about. “My mom used … Read more

Some Knicks brass wanted Tom Thibodeau gone at All-Star break

When the Knicks hit the All-Star break amid a 3-13 freefall, a three-game losing streak and a 25-34 record, at least two members of the front office recommended Tom Thibodeau be let go, The Post has learned. Front-office members thought Thibodeau had, as one source put it, “lost the team.” They didn’t like some of … Read more

Knicks’ RJ Barrett expected to be ready for offseason workouts

With the worst-case scenario averted, the Knicks expected RJ Barrett to be full throttle in about a month for offseason workouts. Further tests on Barrett showed the preliminary diagnosis of a knee sprain as accurate after he landed badly on a drive-and-dish to Jericho Sims late in the first half Friday in Washington. Knicks coach … Read more

Knicks’ Leon Rose breaks silence on Randle, Thibodeau struggles

Knicks president Leon Rose, in his first comments since September, gave a vote of confidence to embattled coach Tom Thibodeau and embattled power forward Julius Randle before Sunday’s season finale versus the Raptors. Rose gave no indication he’s firing Thibodeau or trading Randle, acknowledging Randle is one of three NBA players to average 20 points, … Read more

Jericho Sims a rare bright spot in this dismal Knicks season

Knicks rookie center Jericho Sims wasn’t the most famous Texas Longhorn on the Garden court Wednesday night, but he was the longest-serving one, playing four years in Austin. During that time, Kevin Durant, a one-and-done in Austin, visited the campus several times and played pickup with the Texas players, including against Sims. So it must’ve … Read more

The difference in Knicks-Nets rivalry: Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving

It was admirable the Knicks looked at Wednesday’s Nets contest as a big game and a potential big win as they play out the string. Obi Toppin said it was a victory they had “to have,” and they built a 21-point lead early in the third quarter. But the Nets of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving … Read more

Kevin Durant sparks Nets to crucial comeback win over Knicks

Bruce Brown warned the Knicks fans not to talk too much trash to Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in their first game together in the Garden. They didn’t listen. They did pay, though. After Brooklyn dug a huge halftime hole, and Irving got into a verbal altercation with a fan headed into the locker room, … Read more

Knicks’ confidence started to disappear with losses to Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said early last week he had “ideas” on what caused the Knicks’ early-season downfall after a 5-1 start. I have one, too. Sunday marked the first visit to Orlando since the season’s second game on Oct. 22, when the Knicks faced the woeful magic and were pounding them … Read more

Knicks young players not guaranteed more minutes after elimination

Tom Thibodeau often has stated recently that “you aren’t eliminated until you are eliminated,” but that inevitable moment has come for the Knicks following their home loss Wednesday night to the Hornets. Trae Young and the Hawks have their first chance to clinch the final play-in berth in the Eastern Conference on their home court … Read more