John Schmeelk

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers
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John Schmeelk
March 30, 2018 - 4:09 pm
With the Knicks' season winding down, it looks more and more likely, at least according to reports, that coach Jeff Hornacek could be let go this summer. If the Knicks do decide to go in that direction, team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry will be hiring the first coach of...
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Trey Burke
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John Schmeelk
March 27, 2018 - 10:09 am
On Monday night, Trey Burke scored more points than any Knick has all season, putting up 42 points on 19-of-31 shooting to go along with 12 assists. It was an exclamation point on what has been 29 impressive games since he signed with the Knicks on Jan. 14.
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Villanova forward Mikal Bridges
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John Schmeelk
March 26, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Last week, I looked at which players to watch in the rounds of 16 and eight in the NCAA tournament. With the Knicks nearly solidified into the ninth spot in the NBA draft lottery, let’s see how some of the players they may be choosing from fared in recent days.
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Kentucky's Kevin Knox
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John Schmeelk
March 21, 2018 - 2:41 pm
A number of top NBA prospects were knocked out of the NCAA tournament last weekend, but there are still some top guys remaining. I added a few prospects into the mix here based on improved performance by some players. Others are carry-overs from my preview of the tournament’s first two rounds...
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Tim Hardaway Jr.
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John Schmeelk
March 20, 2018 - 1:33 pm
When the Knicks signed Tim Hardaway Jr. last summer to a four-year, $71 million contract, it seemed like a no-win proposition for the franchise.
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Arizona center DeAndre Ayton shoots against Buffalo in the NCAA tournament on March 15, 2018.
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John Schmeelk
March 19, 2018 - 10:58 am
The first two rounds have seen many potential Knicks draft targets eliminated. Here’s how they did and where they stand after playing their final NCAA games.
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Oklahoma point guard Trae Young
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John Schmeelk
March 15, 2018 - 9:38 am
The Knicks will likely pick no worse than ninth in this year’s draft, with a small chance to move into the top three.
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Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek
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John Schmeelk
March 14, 2018 - 3:34 pm
The Knicks lost to the Mavericks Tuesday night, a defeat that might go a long way toward improving their lottery odds but might also give coach Jeff Hornacek one more nudge out the door when the front office sits down and decides what the next step is for the franchise this summer. The Mavericks,...
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Knicks president Steve Mills (left) and general manager Scott Perry
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John Schmeelk
March 13, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Last time we checked in on the Knicks' efforts to secure the best possible place in the draft lottery, it was at the All-Star break, and they were ninth.
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The Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis dribbles against the Nuggets' Nikola Jokic on Jan. 25, 2018 at the the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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John Schmeelk
March 07, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Criticism of Kristaps Porzingis' shot selection was fair, but if anyone doubted the positive impact he has on the Knicks, they shouldn’t any longer.
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