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Knicks coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Want To Avoid Pink Slip, Mike? Get Knicks’ Offense On Track Pronto

Change is coming. A move is on the horizon. Odds are, Mike Woodson is going to find himself on the wrong side of it. And right now that would be completely understandable.

11/20/2013

Andrea Bargnani #77 of the New York Knicks sets a pick for teammate Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks to drive during a game against the San Antonio Spurs.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Is Defense Really The Knicks’ Problem? Look A Bit Closer…

The ball movement has either been nonexistent or turnover prone. Until that changes, and the Knicks’ best players start to shoot better, there’s going to continue to be rough basketball at MSG.

11/13/2013

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs defends J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Smith Fails To Lift Knicks As Spurs Roll At The Garden

J.R. Smith’s return from suspension couldn’t prevent the Knicks getting thumped by the Spurs 120-89.

11/11/2013

The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, center, passes the ball against the Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena on Nov. 8, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Spoil Ewing’s First Game As NBA Head Coach

The Knicks shot 75 percent from the field in the third quarter, including making six of seven 3-point attempts, to blow open a tight game and snap a three-game losing skid.

11/08/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Woodson And Bargnani Leading The Way To Oblivion

Not even the most stubborn person could come to any other conclusion: the Knicks are a bad team when Andrea Bargnani is on the court.

11/08/2013

Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks sits on the bench after he was injured against the Charlotte Bobcats. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How Do You Replace The Irreplaceable Tyson Chandler?

Last week I wrote about how Chandler might be the Knicks’ most irreplaceable player, so naturally less than a week later he fractures his leg and will miss anywhere from a month to a month and a half.

11/07/2013

Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Return Of Tyson Chandler And The 2012-13 Knicks

There is something different about the Knicks this year compared to how their year ended in the playoffs last season: Tyson Chandler looks like himself.

11/01/2013

James Dolan (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images) and  Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Report: Dolan Expects Knicks To Win This Year’s NBA Title

A source has told ESPN that owner James Dolan expects the 2013-14 New York Knicks to win the NBA title this season.

10/30/2013

Raymond Felton, Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks 2013-14 Preview: Don’t Overlook Healthier Knicks

Schmeelk says this year’s Knicks squad is capable of winning 50 games.

10/30/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Woodson Hasn’t Decided On Opening Night Knicks Lineup

Mike Woodson has plenty of options for his opening night lineup against the Bucks.

10/29/2013

Andrea Bargnani (left) (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images); Amar'e Stoudemire (Right) (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Bargnani, STAT May Not Play D, But They Can Sure Shoot

On the surface, Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire really don’t improve the Knicks’ offense all that much and certainly won’t help the defense at all. But they will definitely have value against certain teams.

10/24/2013

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks high-fives his teammates pregame against the Washington Wizards during the preseason game at the Baltimore Arena on October 17, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Ignore Talk Of Fall, Are Determined To Build On Last Season

Finally back on top of their division, all the New York Knicks keep hearing is that they are going to fall back. Second in the Eastern Conference last season, now they’re supposedly second-best in their own city.

10/23/2013

J.R. Smith (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: J.R. Smith Starting Is A Disaster Waiting To Happen

With Smith and Anthony on the court together, the ball often stops, which would hurt the ultra-effective Felton/Chandler pick-and-roll. Smith also doesn’t apply the smart, heady defense that’s needed with the rest of the starting five.

10/17/2013

Rudy Gay #22 of the Toronto Raptors shoots the ball over Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How Can The Knicks Improve Defensively?

For the Knicks to make a serious run to the NBA Finals, they have to improve their defense. There’s a few ways that a team’s defense can be improved.

10/16/2013

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose In Bargnani’s Return To Toronto

DeMar DeRozan scored 20 points to lead the Raptors to a 100-91 preseason victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night, spoiling Andrea Bargnani’s return to Toronto.

10/11/2013

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