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Schmeelk: Despite Knicks' Awful Record, Derek Fisher Is Making Progress

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When Phil Jackson decided to hire Derek Fisher prior to this season, everyone knew there were going to be speed bumps along the way for a first-year head coach who had never even been an assistant before. 668 more words

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Schmeelk: It's Obvious To Everyone — Melo Isn't Part Of The Solution

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I never thought Carmelo Anthony was going to re-sign with the Knicks.

It didn’t make sense to me. For someone who needed to win a championship in the worst way to secure his legacy, why would he rejoin a franchise that had just missed the playoffs, couldn’t overhaul its roster for another year, and had a rookie head coach and president? 1,006 more words

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Schmeelk: An Open Letter To Mike Woodson

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Dear Mike Woodson,

Let me start by saying I’m sorry.

Last season, I wrote (endlessly) in this space… 946 more words

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Schmeelk: Knicks Are Bordering On Irrelevance, But They Must Resist Panic Moves

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When the Knicks played the Nets on Tuesday night, the place was half empty when the game started. There was no extra fire in the building or in the streets about the battle for New York. 737 more words

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