Schmeelk: Knicks Entering Dangerous 'Win Now' ModeHow far Jackson is willing to go to win now remains to be seen. He would be wise to proceed with caution. Entertaining thoughts of trading future draft picks would be foolish.
Schmeelk: Debunking Myths About All The Good The Rose Trade Will DoThere are three main arguments proponents of the Derrick Rose trade have given for why it will help the Knicks long term. None hold water.
Schmeelk: Knicks Made A Mistake Trading For Derrick RoseMultiple knee injuries have taken that elite skill. He has not improved his other skills: shooting, passing or defense to make up for that loss.
Schmeelk: Knicks Might Buy Way Into 2nd Round, Draft A Project PlayerHow the Knicks approach this, however, is important. A second-round pick shouldn’t be bought with the goal of filling a hole or need.
Schmeelk: LeBron James Is The Greatest Player Of This Generation -- Let's Leave It At ThatWhat I can tell you is that 20 years from now some young kid will be called the next LeBron James and get compared to him. That young great player will be just as unique and get tired of being forced to live up to an all-time great.
Schmeelk: How the Cavaliers Beat The 73-Win WarriorsTo win in the NBA playoffs, several things need to happen, and the Cavaliers happened to do those things slightly better than the Golden State Warriors.
Schmeelk: Warriors With Green Will Wrap Up NBA Finals In 6Give the Cavaliers credit. No, pardon me, give LeBron James and Kyrie Irving credit for their team winning Game 5 on the road and getting the series back to Cleveland.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Plans Under Hornacek Come More Into FocusAfter a news conference that revealed little, some more things have come to light in subsequent interviews with Hornacek, president Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills.
Schmeelk: Golden State, Cleveland Both Return To Form In Warriors WinWhat was the chance that the Warriors' Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry would continue to play as poorly as they did in the first three games of the series?
Schmeelk: Warriors' Greatness, Not Cavaliers' Struggles, Should Be NBA Finals Story LineGolden State has so few flaws that other teams can exploit. No matter how teams play against them, they always seem to have an answer due to their slew of multi-talented and multi-positional players.
Schmeelk: Cavaliers Must Make Adjustments For Game 2If the Cavaliers can’t beat the Warriors on a night when those two players have their worst collective game in two years, when can they beat them?
Schmeelk: 5 Takeaways From Jeff Hornacek's News ConferenceAs is common with Phil Jackson news conferences, what he said Friday left more questions than it gave answers.

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