John Schmeelk

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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Kevin Knox
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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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John Schmeelk
July 05, 2018 - 4:56 pm
The New York Knicks play their first summer league game in Las Vegas on Saturday. It will be an important summer league for the Knicks with two years worth of draft picks and signed undrafted free agents playing on the team. Throw in the chance to get a taste of what David Fizdale is looking for as...
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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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