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Travis Outlaw (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Knicks Acquire Travis Outlaw, Quincy Acy From Kings

Knicks GM Steve Mills said the deal helped better balance New York’s roster, which was heavier at shooting guard but not deep at small forward behind Carmelo Anthony.

08/07/2014

Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 10 Takeaways From Derek Fisher’s First Day As Knicks Coach

I feel much better about the hiring after hearing Fisher speak. It’s clear he’s something different, and maybe something special.

06/11/2014

Phil Jackson shakes hands with James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: At The End Of The Day, Being Bad Was Good For The Knicks

As bad as this season has been, and as good as another 50-win season would have been to experience, there is no contest as to which would have benefited the Knicks franchise more in the long run.

03/20/2014

Phil Jackson stands for photos during his introductory press conference as president of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Zen Era: Phil Jackson Comes Home, Is Introduced As Knicks President At MSG

“We want to build a team,” Jackson said. “We have a great opportunity. This is the best place to play basketball … I have to jump in with both feet. I’ve gotta move to New York, and I’ve gotta do this job the right way.”

03/18/2014

James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, stands with Phil Jackson, right, during the press conference on March 18, 2014, to announce Jackson being named President of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jackson Didn’t Take An Offer From Knicks, He Accepted Their Surrender

The contrast in the men was startling, like a before and after photo glued together. It’s probably the last time both Jim Dolan and Phil Jackson will be smiling at the same time.

03/18/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Phil Jackson To Join Knicks As President Of Basketball Operations

The so-called Zen Master, who has 11 NBA titles as a coach and two as a player, verbally committed to running the team’s basketball operations over the weekend, according to the New York Post.

03/12/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: ‘Dolan Is Calling The Shots’ On Jackson Decision; Is Mills Doomed?

“Phil doesn’t want to work with Steve,” a person close to Jackson told the New York Daily News. “Mills doesn’t know what to think now. Dolan is calling the shots on this one.”

03/11/2014

Phil Jackson  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), James Dolan (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Can Phil Jackson Save The Knicks From James Dolan?

Contrary to popular opinion, it’s not impossible to believe Dolan would actually relinquish control to someone. The model is right in front of everyone’s eyes: Glen Sather and the Rangers.

03/10/2014

Phil Jackson and Spike Lee share a laugh before a game between the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks on April 5, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Phil Jackson Says No To Coach, But Is Mulling Knicks’ Front Office Offer

Phil Jackson may one day return to the Knicks — just not as head coach. The team has reportedly offered the legendary coach a front office position. Jackson was said to be mulling the offer and expected to give his answer next week.

03/07/2014

Metta World Peace  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Officially Buy Out World Peace, Udrih, Will Search Market For Players

World Peace, 34, is a Queens native who played his college ball at St. John’s. The 15-year veteran forward, who signed a two-year deal, $3.2 million contract last offseason, played in just 29 games, averaging 4.8 points.

02/24/2014

Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Root For The Knicks

With CAA pulling Steve Mills’ marionette strings, will the Knicks only be able to attract clients from that agency? The Knicks are toxic. They destroy everything they touch.

02/24/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Dow NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Playing The Fool In Carmelo Anthony Saga

How is it humanly possible that the Knicks have not sat down with the foundation of their franchise? How have they not asked him about the future and what kind of teammates he wants to play with?

02/18/2014

Mike Woodson  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: This Weekend We Will Learn Something About The Knicks

With a thick veil of secrecy surrounding Madison Square Garden at all times, there’s no way of figuring out what the Knicks organization is actually thinking at any given moment.

02/13/2014

Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Beware The Heavy Hand Of Knicks Owner James Dolan

The Knicks are playing not only against their opponents, but a timer that will hit zero at a time of Dolan’s choosing. When it does, all New York fans will feel the pain.

11/19/2013

James L. Dolan speaks at a press conference announcing that New York City will be the host of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game on September 25, 2013. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

James Dolan Guarantees Knicks Will Beat Hawks On Wednesday

“Thanks to the Rangers, who brought me a win. Unfortunately, the basketball (team) couldn’t do it today. We’re going to win the next game, that’s a guarantee.”

11/11/2013

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