John Schmeelk

The Knicks’ Kevin Knox dribbles past Bradley Beal of the Wizards on March 10, 2020, in Washington.
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John Schmeelk
April 01, 2020 - 11:01 am
Kevin Knox has finished his first two seasons in the NBA (if this season is indeed over), and so far he has not been close to even an average NBA player on either end of the floor. Click to read.
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John Schmeelk
March 31, 2020 - 3:03 pm
In the latest installment of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk and guest Dallas Amico of Posting and Toasting discuss what has worked and what hasn't for the Knicks this season and look ahead to the team's future. It's the first part of two-part conversation. Click to listen.
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Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina controls the ball against Chicago Bulls point guard Cameron Payne on Nov. 5, 2018, at Madison Square Garden.
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John Schmeelk
March 30, 2020 - 12:06 pm
The Knicks are through three years of Frank Ntilikina’s development, and he still isn’t where the team needs him to be. While there have been flashes of special skills and sparks of optimism, there has never been any sustained success in enough facets of his game except his defense. Click to read.
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John Schmeelk
March 27, 2020 - 10:10 am
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk is once again joined by The Stepien's Spencer Pearlman as they break down guards and wings in the upcoming NBA draft. Click to listen.
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John Schmeelk
March 23, 2020 - 11:28 am
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" Knicks podcast, host John Schmeelk breaks down the guard prospects in the NBA draft with Spencer Pearlman of The Stepien .
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Knicks forward RJ Barrett dribbles as Philadelphia 76ers guard Matisse Thybulle defends on Nov. 29, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.
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John Schmeelk
March 23, 2020 - 9:35 am
With the NBA season possibly over due to the COVID-19 outbreak, now is a good time to take a look at where the Knicks core young pieces stand in their development and what it means for the team’s future. There’s no better place to start than the third overall pick for the Knicks in the 2019 draft,...
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2019 NBA Draft Lottery
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John Schmeelk
March 20, 2020 - 8:51 am
John Schmeelk looks at where the Knicks will likely be picking in the 2020 NBA draft.
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 Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) reacts with forward Joe Harris (12) and guard Spencer Dinwiddie (8) in the fourth quarter against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit:
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John Schmeelk
March 12, 2020 - 12:43 pm
The bigger question after the NBA suspended its season Wednesday night over coronavirus concerns is, what would happen if the playoffs don’t start on time? Could the NBA cancel rounds? Click to read.
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John Schmeelk
March 10, 2020 - 11:43 am
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk talks to The Athletic's Alex Schiffer and WFAN.com's Steve Litchenstein about Kenny Atkinson's split with the Nets and whether he would be a good fit for the Knicks. Click to listen.
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The Nets' Kenny Atkinson coaches against the Pelicans on Dec. 17, 2019, at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
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John Schmeelk
March 09, 2020 - 10:39 am
Kenny Atkinson is a good basketball coach, and the Knicks would be lucky to have him. He will be in high demand this summer, and the Knicks would be smart to try and beat the crowd and consider hiring him today. Click to read.
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