John Schmeelk

John Schmeelk
January 16, 2019 - 11:43 am
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" Knicks podcast, John Schmeelk chats with Tommy Beer about Kristaps Porzingis, a potential Dennis Smith Jr. trade and more.
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John Schmeelk
January 15, 2019 - 2:09 pm
With the Knicks traveling to London to play the Wizards on Thursday, the NBA gave them three straight days off to accommodate the extra travel and everything else that goes into a London trip.
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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
January 14, 2019 - 2:07 pm
In the past week or so, there have been written stories and other national discussions about Kristaps Porzingis’ future with the New York Knicks. There’s unsubstantiated speculation that the Knicks might not offer him a full max contract this offseason and that Porzingis might turn down the Knicks...
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David Fizdale gives direction to his team against the San Antonio Spurs on Apr 15, 2017 in San Antonio, TX, USA. Mandatory Credit: Soobum
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John Schmeelk
January 11, 2019 - 5:24 pm
1. Player Development This was always the most important aspect of this season. I detailed some of the discouraging recent statistical trends from some of the Knicks youngsters earlier in the week, but a larger bird’s eye view is important to take. The good news is Kevin Knox, who has flashed...
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John Schmeelk
January 10, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Kanter is in the final year of his lucrative contract, making $18.6 million this season. He has been unhappy with his role since being relegated to bench duty in favor of Luke Kornet. Matters are only going to get worse when Mitchell Robinson returns, which could depress Kanter's minutes even...
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John Schmeelk
January 09, 2019 - 3:55 pm
In the latest episode of "The Bank Shot" Knicks podcast, John Schmeelk breaks down the reported Enes Kanter-Zach Randolph trade and then does a midseason report with Chris Iseman, who covers the Knicks for The Record.
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Dec 6, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Knicks guard Allonzo Trier (14), forward Kevin Knox (20) and center Enes Kanter (0) react on the bench late in the second half against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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John Schmeelk
January 08, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The Knicks must not have a friend in the scheduling office. They get to finish their west coach trip playing the World Champion Golden State Warriors on the second day of a road back to back on Tuesday night. They are 1-4 since their last home game, when they hosted the Bucks on Christmas Day, but...
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Knicks guard Emmanuel Mudiay shoots against Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris on Jan. 1, 2019, at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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John Schmeelk
January 04, 2019 - 10:24 am
Whether it was simply being in better physical shape or improving some fundamentals in his shooting, Mudiay has been a far better offensive player. He is shooting a career-high 45.8 percent from the field, thanks mostly to improved shooting outside of the restricted area and inside the 3-point line.
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John Schmeelk
January 03, 2019 - 10:06 am
John Schmeelk is joined by Bryan Gibberman from the Knicks Wall. They discuss Enes Kanter's hilarious demands and quotes among other Knicks topics.
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John Schmeelk
January 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
2018 is a year the Knicks will be happy to leave behind. They finished out of the playoffs again and failed to finish with a top-five draft pick. They also lost their franchise player, Kristaps Porzingis, to a torn ACL. Will 2019 bring better days? If they adhere to these New Year’s resolutions,...
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