Andrea Bargnani

Mike Woodson draws up a play for J.R. Smith against the Chicago Bulls on December 11, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Ugh! Knicks Would’ve Been Better Off Losing To Bulls

I actually walked out of MSG on Wednesday night annoyed that New York beat Chicago. Please don’t dismiss this. There’s logic behind it. I swear. Read on!

12/12/2013

Jason Alexander (Photo credit: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect/Getty Images) and Mike Woodson Copyright NBAE 2013 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: George Costanza Can Help Solve All Of Mike Woodson’s Problems

I want to introduce Mike Woodson to someone. His name is George Costanza. He once devised a theory that would do Mike Woodson a lot of good today: do the opposite.

12/04/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Agony Continues As Melo Misses At Buzzer; Knicks Lose In Denver

Carmelo Anthony missed a contested, 14-foot jumper at the buzzer, and the Denver Nuggets hung on for a 97-95 victory over the New York Knicks and their former star player on Friday night.

11/30/2013

Jamal Crawford of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket between Pablo Prigioni and J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Knicks Drop Seven In A Row, Melo Says Knicks Are ‘In A Dark Place’

Kenyon Martin hit a jumper with 4:30 to play, the Knicks were still in it. The Knicks missed their next six shots and scored only two points the rest of the night.

11/28/2013

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

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