John Schmeelk

John Schmeelk
February 05, 2019 - 1:52 pm
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk is joined by Ian Begley, who offered insight on the Kristaps Porzingis trade and other developments as the NBA Trade Deadline nears.
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Anthony Davis
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John Schmeelk
February 05, 2019 - 9:58 am
The entire NBA has their eyes on Anthony Davis before Thursday’s trade deadline at 3 PM. He is the big fish that can change the entire landscape of the league heading into the playoffs and the summer free agent market. It remains unlikely that the Pelicans will trade Davis now because they cannot...
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John Schmeelk
February 04, 2019 - 1:33 pm
The NBA trade deadline is Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. and even after trading Kristaps Porzingis the Knicks have some work still to do. The Knicks still have a number of expiring contracts they have the opportunity to turn into future assets before the trade deadline, if they can find any takers.
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Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis drives against Celtics center Aron Baynes on Dec. 22, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.
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John Schmeelk
February 01, 2019 - 10:46 am
In one of the fastest moving trade whirlwinds in NBA history Thursday, the Knicks dealt their franchise cornerstone, Kristaps Porzingis, to the Dallas Mavericks.
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February 01, 2019 - 9:38 am
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" podcast, host John Schmeelk and Bob Silverman of The Daily Beast and Vice Sports react to Thursday's stunning trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis from the Knicks to the Dallas Mavericks.
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John Schmeelk
January 30, 2019 - 10:17 am
John Schmeelk discusses the Anthony Davis trade situation with Sam Vecenie of The Athletic and takes a close look at the 2019 NBA Draft Class.
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Anthony Davis
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John Schmeelk
January 29, 2019 - 9:26 am
The one huge question hanging over the head of the NBA was answered this past weekend when Anthony Davis told the New Orleans Pelicans he would not sign a super-max free agent extension with them this summer.
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Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson dribbles the ball against Knicks forward Kevin Knox on Dec. 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden.
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January 25, 2019 - 10:33 am
In a special crossover episode of the "City Game" and "The Bank Shot" podcasts, John Schmeelk and Steve Litchenstein preview Friday night's Knicks-Nets game.
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Knicks coach David Fizdale
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John Schmeelk
January 18, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Before I write what I am going to write, I need to throw a few caveats out there. I’m operating under the assumption that Knicks coach David Fizdale is actually trying to win games and not coaching for pingpong balls. I think this is an extremely safe assumption and those that think he is actively...
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Jan 7, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (1) in action during the game between the Lakers and the Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
January 16, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Adrian Wojnarowski (along with Tim MacMahon) reported on Monday that the Mavericks are heavily engaged in efforts to trade second-year point guard Dennis Smith Jr. They cited league sources that told them “Coach Rick Carlisle and Smith have failed to find common ground.” It’s also a product of the...
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