'City Game' Podcast: Previewing Knicks, Nets SeasonsIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein preview the Knicks and Nets and give some predictions for the NBA season.
Lichtenstein: Nets Not Yet Ready To Take The Next StepA year ago, basically every analyst had the Nets destined for a horrific season. And they ended up being right. This season won't be as bad, but it still won't be good.
Schmeelk: 5 Goals The Knicks Should Have This SeasonThe Knicks are in a genuine rebuilding situation. The front office has been very careful not to even bring up the playoffs.
Nets Season Preview: Potential For Improvement Behind Bolstered RosterWhen the Los Angeles Lakers wanted to unload D'Angelo Russell to make way for Lonzo Ball, the Brooklyn Nets pounced.
Schmeelk: Even If It Means Losing, Knicks Should Play The KidsThe new powers that be have stressed that they want a few characteristics from the rebuilding Knicks moving forward.
Knicks Season Preview: Anthony, Jackson Gone, But Losing Likely To ContinueThe New York Knicks have entered a rebuilding mode, with new president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry touting the team's youth even before they had traded Anthony on the eve of training camp.
Lichtenstein: Hey, At Least Atkinson Has Some Options This SeasonThe Nets will attempt to finish off their four-game preseason slate undefeated when they face the 76ers on Wednesday night at the renovated Nassau Coliseum.
Schmeelk: Knicks Need To Feature Enes Kanter And Willy HernangomezThe Knicks have a well-documented problem with their roster that was only exacerbated by the Carmelo Anthony trade at the end of September: They have too many big men.
Squarespace Becomes First Knicks Jersey SponsorSquarespace has signed on to be a "signature marketing partner" with Madison Square Garden, placing the website-building company's logo on the left shoulder of game jerseys.
NBA Changes All-Star Game Format; Captains Will Pick TeamsThe NBA is scrapping the East vs. West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this season.
Schmeelk: 5 Things To Watch For In Knicks' Preseason OpenerThe Knicks open up their preseason on Tuesday night against the Nets at Madison Square Garden. The following are five things to pay attention to.
Schmeelk: Knicks Fact Or FictionThe Knicks' first week of training camp has been relatively peaceful, but a few narratives have come up that should be addressed. What better way than to play a little "Fact or Fiction"?