John Schmeelk

Duke forward Zion Williamson dunks the ball while North Dakota State Bison forward Rocky Kreuser defends in the first round of their 2019 NCAA tournament game on March 22, 2019, at Columbia, South Carolina.
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John Schmeelk
March 29, 2019 - 1:02 pm
As the NCAA Tournament progresses and I’m seeing a lot more of the prospects coming out in the 2019 NBA draft, I’m slowly developing preliminary tiers of players whom the Knicks should be considering with the first through fifth (or sixth) picks. Click to read.
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March 28, 2019 - 11:11 am
John Schmeelk is joined by Charlie Zegers of the Knicks Wall, as they break down the Knicks season and look ahead to the draft and free agency. Click to listen/read.
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John Schmeelk
March 28, 2019 - 9:39 am
There are only eight games left for the Knicks in the NBA season, and they have the worst record in the league. Only the Phoenix Suns remain within striking distance of being in the best position possible when the NBA draft lottery takes place on Tuesday, May 14. It will take a lot of work for the...
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Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. dribbles the ball against Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague on March 10, 2018, at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
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John Schmeelk
March 26, 2019 - 2:40 pm
The final two weeks could have been a good opportunity to give more minutes to Dennis Smith Jr., Frank Ntilikina, Allonzo Trier, Noah Vonleh and Kevin Knox to see what they need to focus on this offseason and where they might fit in on the 2019-20 Knicks. Those opportunities might be gone because...
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Zion Williamson
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John Schmeelk
March 20, 2019 - 2:04 pm
With the remaining games on the Knicks schedule all but meaningless (though Frank Ntilikina’s return will give fans something to watch), Knicks fans should dedicate their time to scouting the NCAA tournament for potential draft picks. Here’s who they should be watching, and when they can watch them...
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March 20, 2019 - 11:09 am
On the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk talks NBA draft prospects with Mike Gribanov from TheStepien.com. Click to listen.
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Mitchell Robinson
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John Schmeelk
March 18, 2019 - 9:32 am
Which players on the Knicks are winning players that could help if a star or two (or three) arrive this summer?
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Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant
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John Schmeelk
March 15, 2019 - 4:28 pm
The Knicks remaining games on the schedule do not hold much importance, but what happens on July 1st certainly does. The Knicks head into free agency with the ability to clear enough money to sign two max free agents, including a player with the longer service time of Kevin Durant. Click to read.
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March 14, 2019 - 1:18 pm
John Schmeelk is joined by Newday's Knicks Beat Reporter Steve Popper to discuss David Fizdale, the team's development this year and their fortunes in free agency this summer. Click to listen.
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Nov 4, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (26) is fouled by Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard (21) during the first half at Capital One. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
March 13, 2019 - 1:36 pm
At 13-55, three games worse than any other team in the NBA (as of 10 p.m. Tuesday night), and only 14 games remaining there isn’t much left to say about the Knicks season. It is far more interesting to look ahead and discuss the draft lottery, college prospects, and potential free agent targets...
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