Knicks State of Mind Podcast

Chip Murphy, Matt Castillo, and Danny Small dig deep into the New York Knicks with the Knicks State of Mind Podcast.

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189: Derek Murray of Basketball News Breaks Dow...
Chip and Geoff talk with Derek Murray of Basketball News about Knicks draft picks and fallout from the combine.
50 min
188: Tevin Brown With Murray State's Marcus Brown
Geoff and Murray State Assistant Coach Marcus Brown break down Tevin Brown's game, discuss his pro outlook, and who is he off the court.
19 min
187: Marcus Sasser, Kyler Edwards, and Taze Moo...
Geoff talks with Assistant Coach for the Houston Cougars K.C. Beard. Coach Beard breaks down the games of Marcus Sasser, Kyler Edwards, and Taze Moore and discusses their draft prospects.
42 min
186: Kennedy Chandler with Tennessee's Gregg Po...
In episode 5 of our 2022 NBA Draft series, Geoff and Chip talk with Tennessee assistant and long-time NBA scout Gregg Polinsky about Tennessee prospects Kennedy Chandler, Josiah-Jordan James, and Santiago Vescovi.
58 min
185: Ryan Rollins with Toledo's Justin Ingram
In episode 4 in our 2022 NBA Draft series, Geoff and Chip talk with Justin Ingram about Toledo star Ryan Rollins. The shooting guard is one of the most underrated prospects in the draft.
39 min
184: Jordan Hall with St. Joseph's John Griffin
In episode 3 of our 2022 NBA Draft series, Chip and Geoff talk with John Griffin about St. Joseph's star Jordan Hall. The combo guard should be on NBA radars come June.
39 min
183: Hyunjung Lee With Davidson's Matt McKillop
In episode 2 of our 2022 NBA Draft series, Davidson associate head coach Matt McKillop joins Geoff and Chip to talk about the sharpshooting Hyunjung Lee.
29 min
182: Jabari Smith & Walker Kessler With Auburn'...
In episode 1 of our 2022 NBA Draft series, Auburn assistant coach Ian Borders joins Geoff and Chip to talk about the potential No. 1 pick Jabari Smith and the National DPOY Walker Kessler.
46 min
181: Draft Series Preview & Jalen Brunson Talk ...
Geoff is back to preview our upcoming draft series and talk Jalen Brunson, and Donovan Mitchell.
41 min
180: The Good (RJ Barrett), The Bad (Tom Thibod...
The guys break down the good, the bad, and the ugly of this Knicks season before talking about Coach K's farewell tour.
50 min
179: The March Madness Episode
Matt, Chip, and Danny dive deep into the NCAA Tournament field to look at who is going to win it all and who might be Cinderella this year.
64 min
178: Fournier The Scapegoat And Is It Time To P...
Matt and Chip discuss Evan Fournier being the scapegoat and x-factor for Knicks fans (he's playing badly) and who else needs to step up. How soon is too soon to panic?
44 min
177: Kemba Walker Out, Alec Burks In
Matt and Danny discuss the decision to pull Kemba Walker out of the starting rotation and how that might impact Tuesday's game vs. the Nets and beyond.
48 min
176: What Should Thibs Do With The Shorthanded ...
Samuel Gedeon of The Strickland and the Fastbreak Layup NBA Podcast joins the KSOM guys to talk about the current injuries at center and what Tom Thibodeau might do to adjust. Also, everyone has strong opinions on the altercation between Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris.
44 min
175: The RJ Barrett Breakout Episode
The guys welcome ShwinnyPooh of The Strickland to talk about RJ Barrett's breakout game against the Pelicans, Zion Williamson's weight problem, and even a little Jets talk at the end.
64 min
174: Reacting To The Sixers Win & Previewing Th...
The Knicks cruised to a win over Joel Embiid and the Sixers earlier this week. Now they are looking ahead to the Bulls on Thursday.
29 min
173: Knicks Early Season Takeaways With Ariel P...
Matt and Chip talk to The Strickland's Ariel Pacheco about the Knicks beating the Celtics and splitting two games with the Magic.
31 min
172: Previewing The Magic With Stephen Cameron ...
Chip and Danny get some intel on the Orlando Magic by talking to friend of the show Stephen Cameron of CloseUpMagic.
54 min
171: Knicks Season Preview Extravaganza
Danny and Chip preview the upcoming Knicks season by discussing some of the most intriguing storylines of the year, including the season opener against the Celtics.
37 min
170: The Ted Lasso Episode
Chip talks to Kris Pursiainen of Knicks Film School and Geoff Campbell of Daily Knicks about the season 2 finale of Ted Lasso.
64 min
169: NBA 2021-22 Season Betting Preview Extrava...
The Knicks State of Mind guys welcome three guests to talk about Knicks and NBA futures bets. John Meleka helps us find the best plays on individual awards. Kris Pursiainen is talking over-unders on season-long win totals. And last but not least, Geoff Campbell looks ahead to see who might win it all in 2022.
127 min
168: Many Saints of Newark Review
Chip and Danny react to the divisive new Sopranos prequel "The Many Saints of Newark" and dive into a little Knicks preseason talk as well.
35 min
167: Reacting To A Quiet Knicks Media Day
Matt, Chip, Danny, and Geoff Campbell put their heads together to talk about the biggest takeaways from Knicks media day and they try to figure out what the hell is going on with Kyrie Irving.
54 min
166: T-Wolves Drama & Goodbye Frank Ntilikina W...
Knicks Film School's Jonathan Macri joins the show to talk about the Timberwolves drama, KAT's reaction, and what it could mean for the Knicks, and the end of the Frank Ntilikina era.
38 min
165: RIP Norm Macdonald, Debating The White Lot...
Chip talks to The Playgrounder's Matt Esposito about the greatness of Norm Macdonald and they revisit their debate about The White Lotus & Manifest.
57 min
164: Andrew Claudio Joins To Debate Movies, The...
Andrew Claudio of Knicks Film School and Final Review schools Matt and Chip on movies and talks about the Jets upcoming season.
58 min
163: Breaking Down The Knicks' Schedule & Chris...
Matt and Chip discuss the 2021-22 schedule with a look at some important stretches and the Hawks Christmas Day game.
32 min
162: Everything Evan Fournier With Stephen Cameron
Chip talks to CloseUpMagic's Stephen Cameron about new Knick Evan Fournier. They talk about Evan's fit in New York, Dwayne Bacon, and what Stephen thinks of Orlando's offseason.
59 min
161: Kemba Walker talk With Matt Esposito
Chip talks to The Playgrounder's Matt Esposito about new Knick Kemba Walker. They talk about Kemba's return to New York, what he'll look like next year, and Boston's future. There's some TV talk too!
69 min
160: Mirin Fader Giannis: The Improbable Rise o...
Matt and Chip are joined by author and Ringer feature writer Mirin Fader to talk about her new book on Giannis Antetokounmpo -- Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an MVP.
18 min
159: Breaking Down Knicks Free Agency
JP Barry joins Matt to break down the offseason for the New York Knicks, including the flurry of free agent signings they have made.
46 min
158: 2021 NBA Draft Preview Bonanza
Chip is joined by Kris Pursiainen of Knicks Film School, Geoffrey Campbell of Daily Knicks & Prez from The Strickland to talk about potential draft targets for the Knicks.
101 min
157: Wizards Talk With Jack Skolnik Of Wiz of Awes
Chip talks to friend of the pod Jack Skolnik of Wiz of Awes on the Washington Wizards: Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers rumors, the Wes Unseld hire, and is Jack still on team trade Bradley Beal?
67 min
156: Andrew Claudio Of Knicks Film School On Ca...
Chip and Matt talk to Andrew Claudio of Knicks Film School on their collective Melo standom, Obi Toppin being linked with the Collin Sexton rumors, and Team USA struggling.
57 min
155: Kris Pursiainen & Alex Trataros On Trading...
Chip talks to Kris Pursianen of Knicks Film School and Alex Trataros of the Knicks, Jets, Etc. Podcast about the Collin Sexton trade rumor, Chris Paul, Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry, and the upcoming draft.
98 min
154: Mike Vorkunov Talks Damian Lillard, Free A...
Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic joins Matt and Chip to talk about a potential Damian Lillard trade, RJ Barrett's name being included, Chris Paul, Kyle Lowry, and potential draft trades.
34 min
153: The Damian Lillard Episode
Chip and Matt debate giving up RJ Barrett in a Damian Lillard. Should the Knicks go all in on Dame?
48 min
152: Alex Collins On The Hilarious Mavs Situati...
Alex Collins joins the show to talk about Kristaps Porzingis destroying the Mavs, the death of The Process, and Knicks free agents who should be back next season.
59 min
150: Kris Pursiainen Joins KSOM To Talk About T...
Knicks Film School's Kris Pursiainen joins Chip and Danny to talk about what it was like to be in MSG for Games 2 and 5, plus they break down exactly what the Knicks need to do this offseason.
70 min
149: Ian Begley Breaks Down The Knicks-Hawks Se...
We somehow convinced the great Ian Begley to come on the podcast and talk about the leadership of Derrick Rose & Taj Gibson, what the Knicks need to do in Atlanta and the value of Reggie Bullock.
22 min
148: Knicks Game 1 Recap, Reactions, & Changes
Matt and Chip discuss the Knicks being back in the playoffs, recap the Knicks Game 1 loss to the Hawks, and discuss changes the Knicks need to make for Game 2.
39 min
147: Knicks, Jets, Etc. Podcast Crossover Episode
Alex Trataros and John Meleka of the Knicks, Jets, Etc. Podcast join Chip and Danny to talk about the state of the Knicks and the outlook for the Jets.
66 min
146: Western Conference Road Trip Update
Matt and Chip discuss the brutal loss to the Nuggets, some of the slow starts in games, and the current Western Conference road trip.
36 min
145: The Knicks Winning Streak Is Over But Spir...
Danny and Chip discuss the end of the losing streak and Chris Paul's late-game magic. They also look ahead to the Western Conference road trip and some potential playoff matchups.
30 min
The Knicks are on an eight-game winning streak and they might not ever lose again. Collin Loring joins Matt, Chip, and Danny to talk about the winning streak, playoff possibilities, and the Theo Pinson X-factor.
49 min
143: Knicks Front Office Structure & Eastern Co...
Yaron Weitzman joins the show to discuss the current state of the Knicks and the front office. Danny, Chip, and Collin Loring also take a look at the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
54 min
142: Chris Paul Is Old Enough To Be My Dad
Kris Pursiainen and Geoff Campbell are back to talk with Chip about RJ vs. Zion, Dennis Schroder, Devonte' Graham or Malik Monk in NY, and of course, Devin Booker.
71 min
141: Talking About The RJ Barrett Disrespect Wi...
Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School joins Chip and Matt to talk about RJ Barrett's rise and the disrespect he gets from everyone outside of New York.
41 min
140: Even Julius Randle Rests On Sundays With C...
Chip and Collin talk about the Sam Darnold trade, DeMar DeRozan's free agency, where the Knicks are right now and what it means for the future. Oh, and Collin takes a victory lap on Reggie Bullock.
60 min
139: Post-All-Star Break Games & Trade Deadline...
Matt and Chip break down the Knicks in their last five games and look ahead to possible moves they can make ahead of the trade deadline.
17 min
138: Julius Randle Is An All-Star & The Rest Of...
The guys discuss Julius Randle's All-Star nod and look back on how much they underestimated him before discussing the newly-released second-half schedule for the Knicks.
46 min
137: Assessing The Derrick Rose Trade A Few Day...
After having a few days to let it sink in, Matt and Danny talk about the Derrick Rose trade and what it means for the Knicks this year. They also touch on the upcoming schedule and the Westchester Knicks as they compete in the G League bubble.
37 min
136: Where Are The SHOOTERS!?
Matt and Chip talk about the current state of the Knicks after the win over Chicago. There is one pressing question: Where are the shooters?
56 min
135: All Is Well In Knicks Land Right Now
The Knicks are on a three-game winning streak and back at .500 as the guys discuss the good vibes and the current west coast road trip.
35 min
134: Knicks Fans, It's NOT Time To Push The Pan...
Matt and Danny urge Knicks fans to stay calm during the four-game losing streak before discussing the blockbuster trade for James Harden to that other team in New York.
37 min
133: Julius Randle Is On Fire & The Knicks Are ...
Julius Randle is leading the Knicks during their fantastic start to this season. All is well for the Knicks, but is Tom Thibodeau going to run these guys into the ground?
43 min
132: The Knicks Dominate Giannis & The Bucks
Matt and Chip discuss the first three games of the season, including the Knicks' blowout win against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.
38 min
131: New York Knicks 2020-21 Season Preview: Wh...
The Knicks State of Mind guys discuss their expectations for the upcoming season, including the outlook for Tom Thibodeau, RJ Barrett, Obi Toppin, and Mitchell Robinson.
42 min
130: Westbrook Rumors Plus Cole Anthony, Isaac ...
Chip and Matt dissect the rumors surrounding Russell Westbrook before transitioning to some draft talk with Cole Anthony, Isaac Okoro, and Kira Lewis Jr.
40 min
129: NBA Draft Profiles On Killian Hayes, Tyres...
Chip and Matt break down three potential picks for the Knicks at No. 8 in the upcoming draft -- Killian Hayes, Tyrese Haliburton, and Devin Vassell.
59 min
128: Chris Paul, Victor Oladipo & Dennis Smith ...
The guys talk about the ongoing rumors surrounding trades for Chris Paul and Victor Oladipo plus the chatter around Dennis Smith Jr. with the new coaching staff coming in.
48 min
127: Talking About The Latest Chris Paul Rumors
The guys discuss some of the latest Chris Paul rumors to surface and talk about RJ Barrett being left off of the NBA All-Rookie teams.
41 min
126: The Donovan Mitchell Rumors Are Done But W...
With Donovan Mitchell reportedly set to sign a max extension with the Utah Jazz, those trade rumors are cooked, but there's still Victor Oladipo to talk about. And for a little free agency talk, the guys try and suss out what Fred VanVleet might get paid this offseason.
44 min
125: Assessing The Knicks' Options With The No....
Matt and Chip break down the options with the No. 8 pick and try and figure out what direction the Knicks will go (and what direction they should go).
44 min
124: Talking Knicks Coaching Hires & NBA Bubble
The guys reconvene to talk about the latest Knicks news and break down some of the stuff happening in the Orlando bubble.
49 min
123: Adding Some Context To The Tom Thibodeau Hire
The guys reconvene to go deeper into the Tom Thibodeau hire, what it means for the young guys, and who might be a part of his coaching staff.
39 min
122: Tom Thibodeau Is The New Head Coach
After months of searching, the Knicks hire the guy most people thought they would: Tom Thibodeau. The guys provide rapid reaction to the news.
65 min
121: Reading The Tea Leaves On A Possible 'Vete...
The guys discuss the possibility of the Knicks signing some veterans to play prominent roles next season. They mention names like Carmelo Anthony and Danilo Gallinari. The topic of Jason Kidd's coaching prospects must also be discussed after recent rumblings of interest in the former Knick. And oh yeah, there's some Sopranos talk too. OHHHH!
52 min
120: This One Starts As A Devin Booker Episode
Knicks State Of Mind welcomes Kris Pursiainen to talk about Devin Booker and other potential stars for the Knicks to chase in the future. Of course, the episode goes off the rails once or twice during the discussion.
88 min
119: What Should The Knicks Do With The Clipper...
Geoffrey Campbell of the Hoops Addicts Anonymous podcast joins KSOM to take a deep dive into what the Knicks should do with the first-round pick they got in return for Marcus Morris Sr. Should they take a polished point guard with a three point stroke or a 3-and-D wing? All that, plus a quick reaction to the Knicks waiving Allonzo Trier.
56 min
118: Ranking All 11 New York Knicks Head Coachi...
The guys break down all 11 candidates in the running to become the next New York Knicks head coach. There are still a few really strong candidates at the top, including Tom Thibodeau, Kenny Atkinson, and Mike Miller.
44 min
117: Reaction To The Flurry Of Knicks Head Coac...
Chip Murphy and Danny Small talk about some of the new names in the Knicks' search for a head coach.
51 min
116: Talking NBA Draft & LaMelo Ball With Kris ...
Kris Pursiainen of Knicks Film School and SI Knicks joins the show to talk about what direction the Knicks should go this offseason.
49 min
115: How Should The NBA Restart The 2019-20 Sea...
The guys discuss some of the possible ways the NBA could restart the season.
38 min
114: Talking 'The Last Dance' On The Saturday S...
Matt Castillo brings his podcast co-hosts, Chip Murphy and Danny Small, on the Saturday Sports Report to talk about "The Last Dance."
25 min
113: Breaking Down Leon Rose's 3 Recent Front O...
In addition to retaining general manager Scott Perry, Knicks president Leon Rose is bringing in three specialists to take prominent roles in the front office.
42 min
112: What If? Breaking Down The Infamous Carmel...
The trade for Carmelo Anthony was a monumental moment in New York Knicks history.
51 min
111: What If? 'The Last Dance' Brings Up The '9...
"The Last Dance" episodes five and six deal with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' rivalry with the New York Knicks.
32 min
110: Rapid Reaction To Leon Rose Keeping Scott ...
The Knicks State of Mind guys react to the shocking news that Knicks president Leon Rose is keeping Scott Perry on in his current role as GM.
20 min
109: What If? Pacers 2013 Playoff Series, 1999 ...
The Knicks State of Mind pod is out to go over all the greatest "what ifs" in Knicks history. This week, the playoffs are up for debate.
46 min
108: Crossing Broad's Kevin Kinkead Talks Elton...
Crossing Broad's Kevin Kinkead joins us to talk about the Elton Brand to Knicks rumors starting to circulate.
44 min
107: Final Word On Charles Oakley, Plus Praise ...
Charles Oakley just never seems to go away and his three-year-long feud with James Dolan may be reaching a conclusion.
35 min
106: NBA Shuts Down Amid Growing Coronavirus Co...
The NBA is shutting everything down while the world braces itself against the global pandemic COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.
16 min
105: Bleacher Report's Yaron Weitzman Discusses...
Bleacher Report's Yaron Weitzman joins the show to talk about his new book "Tanking to the Top."
27 min
104: Spike Lee Makes It About Himself While RJ ...
The headlines from Tuesday morning all read "Spike Lee."
37 min
103: Figuring Out Why RJ Barrett Stopped Gettin...
RJ Barrett played the best basketball of his NBA career in the first quarter against the Rockets. Why did the Knicks go away from him?
46 min
102: What Should Mike Miller Do With His Rotati...
Interim head coach Mike Miller has some tough decisions to make in regards to his rotations.
49 min
101: All-Star Weekend Spots On Spartanburg Spor...
Danny Small and Chip Murphy join Matt Castillo to talk All-Star festivities.
23 min
100: Steve Stoute Makes A Fool Of Himself & All...
Steve Stoute makes a fool of himself on behalf of the Knicks.
34 min
99: Dissecting The Marcus Morris Sr. Trade & Le...
Dissecting the Marcus Morris Sr. trade and Leon Rose's reported hiring.
38 min
98: Steve Mills Is Out & The Trade Deadline Rum...
45 min
97: Remembering Kobe Bryant's Remarkable Career...
15 min
96: Breaking Down The Trade Deadline Rumors Aro...
38 min
95: Parsing Through The Quotes After An Embarra...
23 min
94: Julius Randle Is Hooping & Elfrid Payton Is...
The guys talk about Julius Randle's huge week, Elfrid Payton's impact on the recent surge, and Matt Castillo has a surprising change of heart concerning one of the most intriguing young Knicks.
39 min
93: Three Takeaways From The Hawks Blowout Plus...
There were three huge takeaways from Tuesday's blowout win over the Atlanta Hawks. Kane Pitman joins Danny Small to talk about Milwaukee's recent 18-game winning streak and the weird history between the Bucks and Knicks (11:40 - 30:30).
31 min
92: Takeaways From Mike Miller's Debut Plus Car...
The Mike Miller era begins in New York as the Knicks prepare to take on Carmelo Anthony in the first game of a four-game road trip, on the Knicks State of Mind Podcast, episode 92.
35 min
91: The David Fizdale-New York Knicks Era Is Of...
The David Fizdale-New York Knicks era is officially over, on the Knicks State of Mind Podcast, episode 91.
43 min
90: Assessing The Knicks' Fallout From The Beat...
Assessing the New York Knicks' fallout from the beatdown in Milwaukee, plus Carmelo Anthony talk on the Knicks State of Mind Podcast, episode 90.
54 min
89: The New York Knicks, Those Pesky Brooklyn N...
The New York Knicks, those pesky Brooklyn Nets and everything else we're thankful for.
49 min