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How Mikal Bridges’ mom raised the Knicks’ ideal draft pick

Tyneeha Rivers is usually the interviewer as vice president of human resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertaining, hiring and recruiting employees for the 76ers and Devils.

Just a day earlier, her 21-year-old son, Villanova standout Mikal Bridges, auditioned for the 76ers at their new training headquarters in Camden, N.J., where Rivers’ office is located.

“I stayed in my mom zone,’’ Rivers told The Post last Thursday in a rare spot as an interviewee. “I’ll bump into [Sixers coach] Brett Brown once in a while, but I don’t overstep my boundaries. If I have questions I’ll call his agent.