Derek Fisher

Tyson Chandler (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Trading Tyson Chandler Ended Up Being The Wrong Move

The real reason the trade has been such a disaster has nothing to do with either Chandler or Jose Calderon’s performances. It’s about cap space.

12/16/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Carmelo Anthony Willing To Waive No-Trade Clause

“Come on, man,” the Knicks star responded Friday. “After all the work I did to get here and get back here, if I was to get up and want to leave now, that would just make me weak.”

12/12/2014

Former Knicks coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: An Open Letter To Mike Woodson

Let me start by saying I’m sorry. And then let me tell you why this Knicks debacle is your doing.

12/11/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Players Frustrated With Each Other, Derek Fisher And Triangle

Jackson still has plenty of time to turn this disaster around, but the ‘Bockers look to be in worse shape than ever — both on the court and off.

12/10/2014

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Blasts Knicks, Derek Fisher In Fiery Rant

“You came to be the savior and all of a sudden it’s like, ugh. Then you went and got Derek Fisher. Really, is he coaching? Is Derek Fisher coaching? I don’t get it. I don’t know what’s up with that team, man.”

12/10/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 10 Takeaways From Knicks’ Heartbreaking Loss To Cavs

The Knicks let another winnable game slip through their fingers on Thursday night, and there were a lot of interesting storylines. Let’s go through them.

12/05/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Are Bordering On Irrelevance, But They Must Resist Panic Moves

Things are bad, and usually these types of circumstances prompt James Dolan to swoop in and do something ill-conceived.

12/04/2014

Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and guard Jose Calderon, right, speak during a preseason game against the Boston Celtics at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 8, 2014. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Wins Aren’t There, But Knicks’ Offense Is Slowly Evolving

As the Knicks continue to sputter through the regular season — and likely to another lottery season — there has been hidden progress within the losses on the offensive side of the ball.

12/01/2014

Carmelo Anthony on the court during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on November 24, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Knicks In Wait-And-See Mode After Carmelo Anthony Hurts Back

Just when you think things can’t get any worse.

11/25/2014

Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots against the New York Knicks during the game on November 19, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Knicks Who Don’t Play ‘D’ Need To Sit Or Get Shipped Out Of Town

Pick your metaphor. The Knicks’ defense is a sinking ship. A dumpster fire. A nuclear wasteland. Nicolas Cage’s acting career. The president’s approval ratings. Take your pick, they all work.

11/20/2014

Derek Fisher (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Coach Derek Fisher Needs To Shorten His Rotation

The Knicks need to play their best players and force opponents to match up against them. It’s the only way this team is going to forge an identity and figure things out.

11/13/2014

J.R. Smith puts up a three-pointer in the closing seconds against the Orlando Magic on November 12, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Insists He Took ‘Right Shot’ At Buzzer In Loss To Magic

The ball never got to Carmelo Anthony, who appeared to be calling for it. “If I forced it into him, what kind of shot will he really have — a turnaround, fadeaway?” Smith said.

11/13/2014

Knicks head coach Derek Fisher speaks to his team during practice at Madison Square Garden on October 26, 2014. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Dissecting Knicks’ Issues In The Triangle

There’s an adjustment that has to happen, but as coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson have both said, the team isn’t making basketball plays when the system affords the opportunities.

11/12/2014

The Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, right, battles the Hawks’ Paul Millsap for a rebound during the second half at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Numbers Lie — The Knicks’ Defense Is Still Horrid

If you just look at the stats, it appears the Knicks are playing pretty good defense this season. Teams are only averaging 98.4 points against them and shooting 44.7 percent from the field. But those numbers are illusions hiding a simple fact.

11/11/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images); Joe Johnson (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Still Developing Identities, Knicks And Nets Set To Meet At Barclays

The New York Knicks are still laboring with their new triangle offense and that could make it challenging for them to extend a three-game win streak in Brooklyn.

11/07/2014

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