Hartnett: D'Antoni Hire Makes Little Sense For LakersNow that the dust has settled, the Lakers' decision to hire Mike D'Antoni over proven winner Phil Jackson isn't any less shocking.
Anthony, Knicks Happy For New Lakers Coach Mike D'AntoniIn New York it was all praise, even though Mike D'Antoni resigned last March after failing to win a playoff game in four years with the Knicks.
Schmeelk: Knicks Are Getting The PointWith Raymond Felton and Jason Kidd running the show, the Knicks are playing beautiful basketball.
Lakers Pass On Phil Jackson, Hire Ex-Knicks Coach Mike D'AntoniD'Antoni's reputation as an innovative coach wasn't helped by his tenure in New York. Now he has a chance to rebound in Los Angeles.
Hartnett: Lakers Are Ready-Made For Phil JacksonThe Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.
Schmeelk: If Melo Continues To Play Like This, The Sky Is The Limit For The KnicksIf Anthony continues to play with this sort of ferocity and focus on both ends of the floor, the sky is the limit for him and the Knicks. It won’t matter that Amar’e Stoudemire comes back.
Hartnett: The 'New' Carmelo Anthony Is Here To StaySome Knicks fans might be wondering: Who the heck is this guy?
Schmeelk: Let's Not Jump The Gun On This Knicks Offense, PleaseAnyone that says they know how the offense is going to be run right now is lying. They don’t. Nobody does. And no, watching practice on MSG or in person isn't enough for me, either. I need to see it when the lights are on against real competition.
Schmeelk: Notes And Takeaways From Knicks Media DaySo the media got to interrogate the various members of the Knicks organization on Monday, from general manager Glen Grunwald to head coach Mike Woodson to new Spanish point guard Pablo Prigioni. Here were some of the topics and my take.
Knicks Not Focused On Departure Of LinMike Woodson declined to comment about Jeremy Lin on Knicks' media day.
Schmeelk: Grading The Knicks' Roster Position By PositionThe Knicks' offseason has been nearly as crazy as their season. But with the final pieces in place, it’s finally time to take a look at their roster and figure out exactly how good they are.
Hartnett: 'Linsanity' Was A MythLet's face it: keeping Jeremy Lin was an on-court and financial gamble the Knicks couldn't risk taking.
Lin's Departure A Surprise To D'Antoni, Ex-Teammates On KnicksLin became a Houston Rocket on Tuesday night when the Knicks refused to match a three-year deal worth about $25 million, ending a brief but amazing run as New York's point guard.
Schmeelk: Wrong Move, Knicks; Losing Linsanity A Bout Of InsanityJeremy Lin could be a starting point guard in this league for a decade. He could make All-Star teams. And the Knicks just gave him up for nothing.
Lichtenstein: Long-Suffering Knick Fans How-Lin' After Felton TradeWith one move this weekend, the New York Knicks took a step toward the modern NBA game and at the same time alienated a large segment of their fan base who yearn for old-school basketball.