John Schmeelk

Knicks coach David Fizdale
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John Schmeelk
October 18, 2018 - 8:52 am
The David Fizdale era at Madison Square Garden began about as well as possible Wednesday night, with the Knicks blowing out the Hawks, 126-107. The Knicks dominated what might be the worst team in the NBA on their homecourt and played the way their new head coach has preached all summer.
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The Knicks' Frank Ntilikina is guarded by the Pistons' Ish Smith on Dec. 29, 2017, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
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John Schmeelk
October 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
A new season of Knicks basketball begins Wednesday night when New York hosts the Atlanta Hawks. Unfortunately for Knicks fans, it is going to be another season of rebuilding. This team is going to lose a lot of basketball games. It is going to be selecting in the lottery once again, possibly in the...
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Apr 11, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; New York Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina (11) dribbles with the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
October 16, 2018 - 1:19 pm
As the Knicks prepare for their first regular season game on Wednesday, the only real question about the starting lineup is who will start at point guard. It should be second year player, Frank Ntilikina. It will probably be Trey Burke. The bigger and more consequential decision for Fizdale will be...
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Joakim Noah
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John Schmeelk
October 15, 2018 - 11:52 am
All offseason long, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry have preached patience in their approach to rebuilding the team to respectability. Their patience has been reflected in most of their moves until this weekend, when the Knicks waived center Joakim Noah by using the...
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David Fizdale
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John Schmeelk
October 11, 2018 - 2:18 pm
The Knicks only have one preseason game remaining and there are still a number of decisions that head coach David Fizdale, general manager Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills have to make. After the final preseason game on Friday night, there are four days before the season opener on...
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Joakim Noah
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October 08, 2018 - 10:28 am
The Knicks have two goals this season. The first, obviously, is developing their young players and winning as many games as they can. The second is preparing the franchise to be in the best possible situation to add top-quality players via trade or free agency in the future to improve their roster.
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 Knicks guard Trey Burke (23) shoots against Wizards forward Jason Smith on Oct. 1, 2018, at Capital One Arena in Washington.
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John Schmeelk
October 02, 2018 - 9:42 am
The Knicks played their first exhibition game of the season Monday night, visiting the Washington Wizards. Given it is the first preseason game, new coach David Fizdale is probably still feeling out his team, so it’s important not to take too much out of his lineups or personnel combinations.
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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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