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Schmeelk: A Way-Too-Early Look At The 2017-18 Knicks

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While it has been a big summer of change for the Knicks’ front office, the team will return many of the same players it had last season. 738 more words

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Schmeelk: Here Is How I Would Change The NBA

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I have staged a coup. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is out and I have full power over the NBA for one season. 1,109 more words

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Schmeelk: Knicks' Front Office Moves Are Encouraging

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When the Knicks hired Scott Perry as general manager, there was understandable disagreement over the significance of the hire. With Steve Mills firmly in place above him as president of basketball operations and David Griffin having passed up the job because he would not be allowed to rework the front-office staff, there was speculation that the job would be far more symbolic than impactful. 586 more words

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Schmeelk: Barring Knicks Getting Him On Their Terms, There's No Smart Trade For Irving

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“Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.”

It is a much-repeated line and often a cliché, but one Knicks fans should embrace as so many salivate over the idea of trading for Kyrie Irving. 1,232 more words

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Schmeelk: Knicks' Options With Melo Still Very Limited

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Is Carmelo Anthony staying put?

When the Knicks hired Scott Perry as general manager last weekend, they put a pause on the Anthony trade negotiations. 1,278 more words

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Schmeelk: Knicks' New Management Now Has To Back Up Strong Words

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The Knicks’ press conference on Monday introducing new general manager Scott Perry went about as well as it possibly could have. 1,363 more words

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Schmeelk: Perry A Good Hire By Knicks, At Least On Paper Anyway

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When the Knicks let Phil Jackson go, the best thing they could have done to replace him was find a career NBA executive with a ton of experience that didn’t have a big name. 886 more words

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