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Thomas Leary is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Weekend Plans: First-Year Knicks GM Scott Perry On Life In N.Y. And The Return Of Melo

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 15 / 17

Knicks GM SCOTT PERRY is in the midst of his first season in the Big Apple, and this Saturday his team will play host to local fan-favorite CARMELO ANTHONY and the revamped Thunder on MSG Network and NBA TV. Perry, who came to the Knicks in July after years with the Magic and a short stint with ...

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Tags: New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

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