John Schmeelk

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John Schmeelk
July 16, 2019 - 9:45 am
The Knicks summer league is in the books and there was certainly a lot to digest. Here were the major takeaways from the Knicks’ youngsters in Vegas. Click to read.
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John Schmeelk
July 15, 2019 - 1:24 pm
John Schmeelk reviews Knicks' Summer League performance and free agency and looks ahead to next year with Marc Berman of the New York Post. Click to listen.
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Knicks center Mitchell Robinson goes in for a layup against the Chicago Bulls on April 1, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.
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John Schmeelk
July 12, 2019 - 11:03 am
For the Knicks to finally reach their ultimate goal of competing for or even winning a championship, they have to find stars -- difference-making players. How do you find them? I took a deep dive around the league at the top players based on All-NBA teams, All-Star selections and my own biased...
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Kristaps Porzingis practices before the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at American Airlines Center.
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John Schmeelk
July 10, 2019 - 1:39 pm
There is still much to be written about whether the Kristaps Porzingis trade will be a win for the Mavericks, Knicks, both or neither. The first part of the trade return did not go the Knicks' way, but there is still a lot that must transpire before we know for sure.
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John Schmeelk
July 09, 2019 - 3:22 pm
John Schmeelk answers your Knicks twitter questions. Topics include Russell Westbrook, RJ Barrett, the long term rebuild and Scott Perry's performance so far. Click to listen/read.
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Russell Westbrook celebrates after scoring against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
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John Schmeelk
July 08, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Despite all the “same old Knicks” talk that has dominated the free agency period, trading for Russell Westrbook would be exactly the type of move past regimes would make.
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John Schmeelk
July 04, 2019 - 10:33 am
The Knicks 2019 Summer League begins Friday night, taking on Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at 9:30 on ESPN. They will then play the Suns on Sunday at 6:30 and then the Lakers on Monday night. Their schedule after that will depend on their placement in the tournament...
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John Schmeelk
July 03, 2019 - 2:48 pm
In the latest episode of the "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk breaks down and grades Knicks free agency and previews the Summer League. Click to listen.
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John Schmeelk
July 03, 2019 - 12:21 pm
With the Knicks' major moves in free agency all in the books and the final grades on how they did issued, it’s time to take a detailed look at who the newest members of the Knicks are and what they bring to the team. Click to read.
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From left, Bobby Portis, Julius Randle and Reggie Bullock
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John Schmeelk
July 02, 2019 - 3:07 pm
It’s important to look at Knicks free agency from a basketball perspective and give an honest appraisal of where the team could be if everything went right, if everything went wrong and where they wound up. Click to read.
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