John Schmeelk

Kevin Knox
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September 26, 2018 - 10:40 am
Knicks training camp started Tuesday without drama or controversy. The team will practice for about a week before their first preseason game Monday against the Washington Wizards. Here are some big questions that need answering during training camp and the preseason.
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Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina speaks at Media Day on Sept. 24, 2018, in Greenburgh, New York.
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John Schmeelk
September 25, 2018 - 1:10 pm
It was an uncharacteristically quiet Knicks media day with no bombshells or news-making comments from any of the players on the roster. There was no sign of Joakim Noah or questions about his status. It was a nice change for the Knicks, who seem to operate like a fairly normal NBA organization for...
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John Schmeelk
September 18, 2018 - 1:30 pm
The Knicks held an hour long town hall with President Steve Mills, General Manager Scott Perry and Head Coach David Fizdale. Here are my takeaways:
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The Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) and Courtney Lee
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John Schmeelk
July 27, 2018 - 2:22 pm
The Knicks roster stands at 17 players, with 16 having some kind of guarantee or being extremely likely to make the roster out of training camp. They also have two players (Isaiah Hicks and Alonzo Trier) on two-way contracts, putting them one short of the maximum allowed 20 to have in camp. In...
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John Schmeelk
July 20, 2018 - 2:41 pm
The NBA, like nearly every other professional sports league, is cyclical. Styles of play change from decade to decade. When one style begins to dominate, teams adjust and then the league brainstorms until they figure out the next most efficient way to stop it.
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Tim Hardaway Jr.
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July 19, 2018 - 11:26 am
The odds that the Knicks do anything significant before the season starts is small, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t explore their options in a few different areas.
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The Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) defends on a shot from the Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis on Jan. 25, 2018, at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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John Schmeelk
July 18, 2018 - 2:23 pm
As the Knicks move forward and try to build their team, they need to practice something most people don’t equate with sports: asset management.
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Kevin Knox
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John Schmeelk
July 17, 2018 - 9:51 am
With summer league in the books, and with it the first look at the Knicks rookie class, everyone needs to give the Knicks brain trust a big, albeit premature, tip of the cap.
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Knicks forward Kevin Knox (20) dribbles against the Lakers' Nick King during a Summer League game on July 10, 2018, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
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John Schmeelk
July 16, 2018 - 2:12 pm
The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas ends Tuesday, but the Knicks finished their run in Sin City on Friday with a win. Their 2-3 summer record doesn’t really matter, but the progress of some of the young players does. It is hard to be anything but thrilled with the early returns on the Knicks' draft...
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John Schmeelk
July 09, 2018 - 12:32 pm
The Knicks have two NBA Summer League games in the books, and it is hard to be anything but thrilled if you’re a Knicks fan. The young players have almost all flashed in different moments, and the team’s last two first-round picks have both impressed.
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