Knicks can revive potential Emmanuel Mudiay lost in China: brother

PHILADELPHIA — It’s the family’s biggest regret. Jean-Micheal Mudiay said he believes younger brother Emmanuel’s career would look differently had he attended SMU and learned under Larry Brown for a season instead of going to China to play professionally after high school. After two and a half underachieving seasons with

Hardaway Jr. unloads on poor showing in dismal Knicks loss

PHILADELPHIA — As reporters entered the visitors’ locker room at Wells Fargo Center late Monday, Tim Hardaway Jr. yelled out an obscenity. He wasn’t angry at the media but himself. And he let it be known once he began his salty postgame interview. The Knicks guard continued his horrid shooting

Why Emmanuel Mudiay shouldn’t scare Frank Ntilikina

You have a young, foreign-born, lottery-pick point guard who has struggled lately as a rookie. So you trade for a young, foreign-born lottery-pick point guard who has struggled since entering the league in 2015-16. What does that tell the other guy? Nothing negative, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek hopes. Hornacek does not

Emmanuel Mudiay impresses (and Knicks don’t) in strong debut

INDIANAPOLIS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek made good on his promise to play all four of his point guards, but it wasn’t enough to topple the Pacers. Though newcomer Emmanuel Mudiay rang up an impressive double-double in his Knicks debut, the club suffered its sixth straight loss in a

Knicks may bring back familiar face to mentor young guards

INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks have three point guards aged 25-and-under who need grooming, particularly 2017 lottery pick Frank Ntiliikna and 2015 lottery pick Emmanuel Mudiay, who made his Knicks debut versus the Pacers Sunday. As a result, the Knicks are considering bringing aboard former point guard Pablo Prigioni as

Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay speaks — and not just in English

INDIANAPOLIS — You can call them “The French Connection.” Maybe there’s some karma with newly acquired Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay joining French rookie Frank Ntilikina. Mudiay said he, too, is fluent in French, having grown up in the Congo, and they already have been bonding in that language. The

Knicks GM’s plan delivers hope at a desperate time

It won’t speed up Kristaps Porzingis’ rehab process, but credit Knicks general manager Scott Perry for jumping in to pacify a saddened fan base with a series of well-intended sentiments. It’s part of the job, even if former president Phil Jackson didn’t think it was, and the first-year GM

Knicks GM reveals Emmanuel Mudiay-Frank Ntilikina plan

Knicks general manager Scott Perry said the addition of young point guard Emmanuel Mudiay is part of the team’s “talent acquisition phase” and is no reflection on any disappointment with struggling rookie lottery point guard Frank Ntilikina. Thursday’s trade with the Nuggets for Mudiay, a lottery pick in 2015,

The shot that can take Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay to next level

TORONTO – Jared Jeffries, the former Nuggets scouting director and ex-Knicks forward, told The Post that Emmanuel Mudiay desperately needed out of Denver before his entire career was shot. Denver had moved on with their 2016 first-rounder, Jamal Murray, and Mudiay, 21, was regressing. Jeffries, who helped draft Mudiay with

Frank Ntilikina sounds OK with his new guard competition

TORONTO — Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina reacted with his usual nonchalance about the Knicks trading for another young point guard — Emmanuel Mudiay — at Thursday’s trade deadline. “It’s good — a young player, good for our future,” Ntilikina said before the Knicks’ 113-88 loss to the Raptors at

Why Knicks picked Emmanuel Mudiay over Elfrid Payton

TORONTO — In the end, the Knicks were intrigued by a lottery-pick point guard the franchise passed on in 2015 and a lottery-pick point guard GM Scott Perry once selected in Orlando. The Knicks were in the ballgame for both Emmanuel Mudiay and Elfrid Payton, the athletic penetrator with

Knicks acquire Emmanuel Mudiay from Nuggets

The Knicks achieved their goal of getting more athletic at the trade deadline by acquiring Emmanuel Mudiay from the Nuggets, ESPN.com reports. The point guard comes to New York as part of a three-team deal that sends Doug McDermott to the Mavericks and Devin Harris to the Nuggets. The