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John Schmeelk
July 05, 2018 - 10:31 am
When the NBA free agency moratorium ends on Friday, all the reported free agent signings over the past few days will become official. As many headlines as LeBron James received for his decision to go to the Lakers, the NBA landscape really isn’t much different.
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Mario Hezonja drives to the basket against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half at Amway Center in Orlando.
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John Schmeelk
July 02, 2018 - 9:57 am
On the first day of the free agent moratorium period, the Knicks reached an agreement with small forward Mario Hezonja on a one-year contract for $6.4 million dollars.
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City Game podcast
June 28, 2018 - 2:27 pm
In the latest edition of the "City Game" podcast, hosts Steve Litchenstein and John Schmeelk review the Nets and Knicks drafts and look ahead to free agency with Brian Lewis of the New York Post.
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Knicks president Steve Mills (left) and general manager Scott Perry
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John Schmeelk
June 27, 2018 - 4:58 pm
With the draft in the rear view mirror, the NBA now looks forward to free agency, which starts this weekend. As the basketball world focuses on LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Knicks will wisely sit idle and watch as they set themselves up for a potential future score. Knicks...
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Villanova's Mikal Bridges
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John Schmeelk
June 21, 2018 - 10:22 am
The NBA draft is finally here and the Knicks are still a bit of a mystery.
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City Game podcast
June 20, 2018 - 11:59 am
In the latest installment of the “City Game” podcast, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein discuss every possible scenario for the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets ahead of Thursday night's NBA Draft. The guys also brought in Cole Zwicker of The Stepien and the Game Theory Podcast for his...
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Villanova forward Mikal Bridges
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John Schmeelk
June 19, 2018 - 10:55 am
With the draft a couple of days away here are five things I'm thinking when it comes to the Knicks, what might happen, and what I think should happen.
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John Schmeelk
June 15, 2018 - 4:09 pm
In what seemed like an inevitable report on Friday afternoon, nearly every NBA writer on the planet tweeted out that Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, and will soon ask for a trade.
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Arizona's Deandre Ayton is defended by a pair of Stanford players on March 1, 2018, at the McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona.
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John Schmeelk
June 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
I have redone this thing so many times I have lost count. It’s never going to be right, so I’ve decided to put this together with a working theme: overcompensation. We saw this a few years after Dirk Nowitzki came out and teams started taking Euros who weren’t worth their slot in the June 21 draft...
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Collin Sexton smiles to the crowd during the second half of the quarterfinals of the SEC Conference Tournament against the Auburn Tigers at Scottrade Center.
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John Schmeelk
June 12, 2018 - 10:53 am
Here’s the realistic group of players the Knicks front office will be taking a close look at with the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft. I would not select any of these players if I ran the Knicks but they will certainly be in consideration.
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