Schmeelk: NBA Made Wrong Decision Not Suspending Warriors' GreenThe Golden State Warriors caught a huge break Monday when perhaps their most important player, Draymond Green, was not suspended for kicking Steven Adams in the groin during Game 3 of the Western Conference finals.
Schmeelk: Trying To Figure Phil Jackson Out Is A Fool's ErrandEverything Phil Jackson said when he addressed the media after the season pointed elsewhere for a Knicks coach. But there always seems to be a method to his madness.
Schmeelk: Hard To Gauge How Hornacek's Style Will Work With KnicksHornacek ran a heavy pick-and-roll and 3-point-reliant system in Phoenix, something Jackson has publicly expressed disdain for.
Schmeelk: An Entry From Phil Jackson's Montana JournalBefore the day’s work can begin, there must first be the viewing of the rings. Set atop an oaken pedestal, near the window sit my 11 rings. They are arranged equidistant from one another in a perfect hendecagon.
Schmeelk: What Is Phil Jackson Doing In Montana?What could really be the holdup? Jackson knew since he fired Derek Fisher in February that he would have to make a decision on a head coach this offseason.
Schmeelk: 5 Things Knicks Fans Can Learn From NBA PlayoffsSix of the top eight teams in 3-point attempts per game in the playoffs advanced to the second round.
Schmeelk: At End Of The Day, Knicks' Jackson Will Do What He WantsPhil Jackson doesn’t give a damn what anybody thinks about him or the way he is exercises his duties as Knicks president. There is no other way to explain the way he is approaching this head coach search.
Schmeelk: Enough Already, It's Time For Knicks To Hire A CoachThere really isn’t a reason for Phil Jackson to wait any longer.
Schmeelk: Knicks Lack Pieces To Make Triangle WorkRambis is not the right coach. The Knicks don’t have anywhere near the right players and getting them in the short term is unlikely at best.
Schmeelk: Phil The Recruiter Must Overcome Past Knicks MistakesIt is time for Phil Jackson to find stability in a head coach. This nonsense with the Knicks has gone on for far too long.
Schmeelk: Anthony, Jackson Pulling Knicks In Different Directions With Fans Caught In The MiddleIn the end, James Dolan is probably going to have to choose Anthony or Jackson, between whom there seems to be some level of disconnect.
Schmeelk: Fastest Way For Knicks To Improve Is To Fix DefenseAs the Knicks completed their 12th sub-.500 season out of 15 since Jeff Van Gundy quit back in 2001, they continue to be plagued by the same problem: They can’t play defense.