John Schmeelk

Brook Lopez, right, of the Brooklyn Nets shoots the ball against Robin Lopez of the Portland Trail Blazers at Barclays Center on April 6, 2015. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Breaking Down Potential Bigs Knicks May Target In Free Agency

The Knicks have virtually no size on their roster, save for project Kristaps Porzingis. They need a rim protector. They need someone that can play, score, and pass out of the post.

11 hours ago

Jimmy Butler

Schmeelk: Knicks Are Best Suited Going After Younger Free Agents

Considering the Knicks’ current state, they would be best suited going after the younger group of free agents on the market.

06/29/2015

Kristaps Porzingis

Schmeelk: Knicks Finally Prioritizing Long-Term With Porzingis

The Knicks might have turned a corner on Thursday night. For the first time in a long time, they actually acted like a real NBA organization with a long-term plan.

06/26/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell

Schmeelk: Final NBA Mock Draft — And With The Fourth Pick, The Knicks Select…

Draft night is finally here. Knicks fans went through the worst regular season in team history, and this is the payoff.

06/25/2015

Justise Winslow, D'Angelo Russell, Karl Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor

Schmeelk’s 2015 NBA Draft Big Board: 1-15

This is my big board for the 2015 NBA draft. Keep in mind that I am looking at the draft from the perspective of the Knicks’ front office.

06/23/2015

D'Angelo Russell  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images), Emmanuel Mudiay (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images), Frank Kaminsky (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 3 Tiers Of Knicks’ Options In NBA Draft

Keep in mind that the draft, by its nature, is a crap shoot. I’ll likely be wrong for more than one of these guys. That’s part of the fun.

06/22/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: All Yankees Fans Cheering A-Rod’s Pursuit Of 3,000 Hits Are Phonies

I get that people love a redemption story. Man screws up, apologizes, reforms himself, and does well. But that’s not what A-Rod’s story is.

06/19/2015

Phil Jackson

Schmeelk: Should The Knicks Trade Down? It’s Complicated

If they trade away a star player, it could set the franchise back another decade. In other words, they better not screw this up.

06/19/2015

Frank Kaminsky

Schmeelk: Examining The Knicks’ Many Options If They Trade Down

With the Knicks selecting fourth a week from Thursday, there are many reports that they might be interested in trading down, depending on interest and who is available.

06/18/2015

Golden State Warriors

Schmeelk: The NBA Continues To Be Predictable, And That’s A GOOD Thing

It might turn people off, but there is some comfort in having a league where the best team wins most of the time.

06/17/2015

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, right, shoots against Andre Iguodala  of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 14, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: LeBron Should Be Named Finals MVP Even If The Cavaliers Lose

LeBron James is having a series for the ages and his final numbers will likely surpass Jerry West’s epic run back in 1969.

06/15/2015

Mario Hezonja

Schmeelk: 2015 NBA Draft Profile — Mario Hezonja

Hezonja can put the ball in the hole every way you can. His is great running off screens, catching and shooting.

06/12/2015

Phil Jackson

Schmeelk: 2015 NBA Draft Profile — Kristaps Porzingis

Some people call Emmanuel Mudiay the boom-or-bust prospect in this draft. They’re wrong. That title belongs to Kristaps Porzingis.

06/11/2015

David Lee

Schmeelk: LeBron Dominated Again, But Did The Warriors Find Their Offensive Answer?

Much of the fourth-quarter turnaround for the Warriors can be attributed to David Lee, who had a much bigger impact than even his 10 points would indicate.

06/10/2015

Willie Cauley-Stein shoots in the second half against the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Steppig - Pool/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 2015 NBA Draft Profile — Willie Cauley-Stein

Kentucky’s agile big man can defend, defend and defend some more, which the Knicks could certainly use. But what about his offense?

06/09/2015

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