Schmeelk: 5 Goals The Knicks Should Have This SeasonThe Knicks are in a genuine rebuilding situation. The front office has been very careful not to even bring up the playoffs.
Schmeelk: Even If It Means Losing, Knicks Should Play The KidsThe new powers that be have stressed that they want a few characteristics from the rebuilding Knicks moving forward.
Schmeelk: Knicks Need To Feature Enes Kanter And Willy HernangomezThe Knicks have a well-documented problem with their roster that was only exacerbated by the Carmelo Anthony trade at the end of September: They have too many big men.
Schmeelk: 5 Things To Watch For In Knicks' Preseason OpenerThe Knicks open up their preseason on Tuesday night against the Nets at Madison Square Garden. The following are five things to pay attention to.
Schmeelk: Knicks Fact Or FictionThe Knicks' first week of training camp has been relatively peaceful, but a few narratives have come up that should be addressed. What better way than to play a little "Fact or Fiction"?
‘City Game’ Podcast: Nets And Knicks Media DaysIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, Steve Lichtenstein discuss interviews Jarrett Allen, Spencer Dinwiddie, Quincy Acy and Sarah Kustok at Nets media day. And John Schmeelk breaks down Knicks media day.
Schmeelk: Will No Drama Be The New Normal For Knicks?On media day Monday, there were no questions for players about whether they hate the offense they are running. There were no questions about how the team president was undermining the head coach.
Schmeelk: How Knicks Roster Fits Together After Carmelo Anthony TradeTeam president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry are embarking on a proper rebuild.
Schmeelk: Knicks, Anthony Share Blame For Failed Melo EraThe Carmelo Anthony era in New York is at an end. There’s only one way to judge it: a failure. There’s plenty of blame to lay at the feet of both the Knicks organization and Carmelo Anthony. What was supposed to be the addition of a transcendent player turned into merely a continuation of Knicks failures.
Schmeelk: Knicks Didn't Get Fair Value For Melo, But That Was To Be ExpectedThe return is disappointing. The assets they get back have a decent chance of making nearly no positive long-term impact if Kanter and McDermott leave in free agency next summer and the draft pick doesn’t work out.
Schmeelk: 5 Takeaways From Knicks News ConferenceKnicks president Steve Mills, general manager Scott Perry and coach Jeff Hornacek held a news conference Friday, three days before the team reports for training camp.
Schmeelk: The Cure To Anthony's Disrespect Is A Move To Power ForwardBasketball Twitter went into a tizzy this week when ESPN continued to publish its NBA Rank feature and Carmelo Anthony wound up at No. 64, dropping from 31 last year.