John Schmeelk

Trey Burke (right) and Emmanuel Mudiay
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November 27, 2018 - 3:00 pm
On the latest episode of "The Bank Shot," WFAN's brand-new Knicks podcast, host John Schmeelk talks about the team with Newsday's Steve Popper, as they focus on young players with expiring contracts.
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David Fizdale reacts to a call in the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.
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John Schmeelk
November 26, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Is it fair to ask whether the Knicks have forgotten their primary goal of developing their young players of the future in favor of hunting wins?
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Bradley Beal
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John Schmeelk
November 20, 2018 - 11:55 am
On Monday, both ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic's Shams Charania reported that the Washington Wizards are open for business and willing to trade any of the players on their team, including stars John Wall and Bradley Beal. Should the Knicks make a phone call?
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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) shoots a layup against the Magic center Nikola Vucevic on Nov. 18, 2018, at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
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John Schmeelk
November 19, 2018 - 10:26 am
The Knicks are just over 20 percent of the way through their season. Here’s what we’ve seen so far.
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Caris LeVert
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November 15, 2018 - 2:00 pm
In the latest edition of the "City Game" podcast, Steve Lichtenstein gets reactions to the injury to Nets rising star Caris LeVert from YES Network sideline reporter Michael Grady and NBA.com writer John Schuhmann. Plus, you'll hear from Nets players Ed Davis and Jared Dudley along with coach Kenny...
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David Fizdale reacts during the game against the Atlanta Hawks during the second half at State Farm Arena.
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John Schmeelk
November 12, 2018 - 2:58 pm
The Knicks' 2018 season has always been about development. Fizdale has said as much, and has said he will not jeopardize that development to try and hunt wins or small scale successes. Changing the lineup now, given the numbers, wouldn’t help in either respect.
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Nov 4, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; New York Knicks guard Allonzo Trier (14) dribbles past Washington Wizards guard Austin Rivers (1) during the first half at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
November 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
The Knicks rookie class has made the team’s front office look very good through the first ten games of the season. It hasn’t been the team’s top ten selection, Kevin Knox, who has been out with an ankle injury. Mitchell Robinson, the team’s second round selection, has shown a ton of promise,...
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Oct 31, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) controls the ball against the Indiana Pacers in the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Catalina Fragoso-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
November 02, 2018 - 9:51 am
It is no secret the Knicks are in the middle of another rebuilding season, with all the attention on their first and second-year players and their development throughout the season. The biggest story, however, might be the improvement of Tim Hardaway Jr.
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Frank Ntilikina controls the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter at Madison Square Garden.
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John Schmeelk
October 31, 2018 - 1:29 pm
This year is about development. It’s time to see what point guard Frank Ntilikina looks like. Let him fail at the job before taking it away from him. He might just succeed and fulfill his promise of being a top ten pick.
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Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina drives against Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert on Oct. 29, 2018, at Madison Square Garden.
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October 30, 2018 - 1:34 pm
In the latest episode of the "City Game" podcast, Steve Lichtenstein and John Schmeelk review Monday night's Knicks-Nets game from opposite perspectives.
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