Schmeelk: Knicks Must Play Porzingis And Ntilikina Together MoreAs Knicks fans enjoy the present and imagine the future, they have to be encouraged by how Kristaps Porzingis and Frank Ntilikina have been playing together.
Schmeelk: Valuable Lessons Can Be Learned From Knicks' Loss To CavaliersEverything that happened in the game will serve as a valuable learning experience for a young roster.
Schmeelk: Is The Knicks' Success Sustainable? Yes And NoThe Knicks started strong in each of the past two seasons, but both times they were a disaster by February. So now we see a 6-5 beginning to the 2017-18 campaign. What are we to think?
Schmeelk: At Long Last, Hornacek Has His 9-Man RotationAs Knicks fans watch their team continue to win games, they are learning more and more about what this group of players can do.
Schmeelk: Knicks May Have Finally Found A Point Guard In NtilikinaNtilikina is the traditional pass-first point guard who thinks first and foremost about setting up his teammates. His court vision allows him to see his teammates.
Schmeelk: Knicks Keep Porzingis Happy By Staying The CourseFor some reason, Kristaps Porzingis' brother and agent decided to cause some commotion. It was totally unnecessary.
‘City Game’ Podcast: First 2 Weeks Of Knicks, Nets SeasonsIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein break down the first two weeks of the season for both of New York's basketball teams. They start with Kristaps Porzingis.
Schmeelk: Enjoy The Ride, Knicks FansThe Knicks are winning because of their young players doing special things. Power forward Kristaps Porzingis jumping to superstar status is the primary reason the team is where it is.
Schmeelk: Era Of The Franchise Unicorn Has Officially Begun At MSGThe most important question that surrounded the Knicks heading into this season has been answered. Kristaps Porzingis is, indeed, a true franchise player.
Schmeelk: A Knicks Trade For Eric Bledsoe Wouldn't Make SenseEven though it’s difficult to look at trades this way, the Knicks are in a place where the age and contract terms of players involved in any potential trade are far more important than the skill level of the players who could be moving back and forth.
Schmeelk: Hornacek's Rotation Doesn't Follow Knicks Front Office's BlueprintThe fact that the Knicks got blown out by a far superior Celtics team in Boston is not the issue fans should be concerned with. The issue is coach Jeff Hornacek’s thought process in deciding who plays and who doesn’t.
Schmeelk: The Good, Bad And Ugly From Knicks' Opening NightThe Knicks fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-84 in Thursday night's season opener, a start to what will be a season full of losing. Here’s a look at the good, bad and ugly from the first game.