John Schmeelk

David Fizdale
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John Schmeelk
May 03, 2018 - 9:18 am
A report from Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania on Wednesday night said that Fizdale had “gained serious traction as a frontrunner in the New York Knicks' search."
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Mike Budenholzer
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John Schmeelk
May 01, 2018 - 10:03 am
Whoever the finalists are in the team's search for its next head coach, the Knicks would be wise to choose one and make an offer.
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Mike Budenholzer
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John Schmeelk
April 23, 2018 - 1:19 pm
One particularly positive piece of information that has emerged over the last couple of days is the apparent mutual interest between the Knicks and Mike Budenholzer.
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Mark Jackson
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John Schmeelk
April 18, 2018 - 9:47 am
One of the worst decisions the Knicks could make would be to hire one of the most prominently referenced candidates: Mark Jackson.
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Villanova coach Jay Wright
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John Schmeelk
April 13, 2018 - 10:18 am
The Knicks fired Jeff Hornacek Thursday, and now they need a new head coach. Many reporters, both local and national, have compiled a list of potential names that general manager Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills might reach out to. I rank them in my order of preference here with what I...
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The Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. shoots over the Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) and forward Al-Farouq Aminu on March 6, 2018, at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.
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John Schmeelk
April 12, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Knicks fans should be used to watching their seasons end in epic failure, but 2018 was really something special. They failed in accomplishing nearly every potential goal that could have really benefitted the team in the long-term. Let’s review.
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Jeff Hornacek directs his team against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Madison Square Garden.
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April 12, 2018 - 11:49 am
In the latest episode of the "City Game" podcast, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein discuss Jeff Hornacek's firing, possible replacements, tanking, a look ahead to the draft, a wrap up of the Nets and Knicks seasons, and talk with Michael Scotto of The Athletic.
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Jeff Hornacek
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John Schmeelk
April 12, 2018 - 9:19 am
Jeff Hornacek was in a no-win situation with the Knicks this year. The team didn’t have enough talent to make a real playoff run without everything going right and a lot of luck. In no way was it his fault the Knicks were not a playoff team. Hornacek knows basketball and seems like a fine person...
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Knicks president Steve Mills (left) and general manager Scott Perry
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John Schmeelk
April 09, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The final week of the regular season is here, and it is time for my final Knicks tank update with only two games to play. The Knicks can still move up in the lottery standings, but by how much will be determined by how much help they get.
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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
April 07, 2018 - 11:00 am
As the Knicks season wraps up with another failure to make the playoffs, it’s important to note how the team achieved its other main goal of the season: player development.
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