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Schmeelk: Phil Jackson Gives Knicks Fans The Cold, Hard Truth

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There wasn’t any bravado from Phil Jackson when he addressed the media on Tuesday.

There were no brash comments or predictions about turning the Knicks into a championship-caliber team overnight. 968 more words

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Schmeelk: Greg Monroe To Knicks A Fait Accompli? Not So Fast

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It’s April 15th and the NBA’s regular season hasn’t even ended yet. That hasn’t stopped reports from the New York Daily News and other outlets from calling the Knicks’ potentual pursuit of and signing of Detroit star Greg Monroe “about as close to a done deal as you can get.” 625 more words

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Schmeelk: Only The Knicks Could Win When They're Supposed To Lose

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The Knicks have played terrible basketball all year. Watching them has been tantamount to corporal punishment. But all the pain and torture was supposed to yield at least a good chance of a happy ending. 802 more words

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Schmeelk: Only 1 Thing The Knicks Have Left To Do — Lose 4 More Games

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On Thursday. Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns declared for the NBA draft, making two potential cornerstone players a real possibility for the Knicks in 2015. 766 more words

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Schmeelk: After NCAA Tournament, Big Men Should Still Sit Atop Draft Boards

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The college basketball season is over, and the very top of most NBA draft boards should look the same in 77 days as they did five month ago: Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor, and then everyone else. 805 more words

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Schmeelk: Phil Jackson Understands What The Knicks Need In Today's NBA

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Since the Knicks’ season has gone off the rails and their fans have been forced to watch the team lose game after game, the idea that Phil Jackson doesn’t know how to win games in the “modern NBA” has been gaining strength on the Internet. 802 more words

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