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Notes from Day 4 of Knicks training camp: Frank Ntilikina, Mitchell Robinson speak

Also: Mitch changes agents again.

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The rookies talked to the media on Thursday, and Friday’s media rounds were mostly saved for some popular and not-so-popular vets.

We begin with Frank Ntilikina, who freaked out many Knicks fans on social media when it appeared that he had removed the Knicks from his Instagram bio. Stefan Bondy even asked him about it.

Frank had the backup point guard spot locked down last season, but these are the Knicks, and pretty much every year the deck gets thoroughly shuffled and the point guard competition begins anew. Last year’s starter, Elfrid Payton, returns, as well as veteran Austin Rivers (who actually hasn’t played much PG the past few seasons). Dennis Smith Jr. also looms as a threat to win minutes at the point. Frank doesn’t seemed too bothered by all the competition.

But Frank remains confident that the strides he made last season will carry over to the new year.

Mitchell Robinson should probably feel more confident in his spot in the rotation, though he has a legit competitor for the starting spot in Nerlens Noel. A noticeably thicker Mitch seems excited to work with head coach Tom Thibodeau.

Mitch made some other news this evening when it was announced that he was switching representation from Rich Paul’s Klutch Sports to Wasserman. I believe this is his fourth (or maybe sixth) different agent.

Julius Randle probably can see the writing is on the wall — the Knicks selected a fellow power forward in Obi Toppin — but he’s a proud man, so he pretty much has to say that he and Toppin can play together.

Yeah, I don’t see that happening too much. Or at least I pray it doesn’t.

Finally, we have recent acquisition Omari Spellman, who worked on getting in shape to earn some rotation minutes.

Noel and Robinson play the same kind of game, so Spellman could be an interesting change-of-pace big. We’ll see.