Mark Nilon

NBA, Basketball
SUNY Oneonta
Brooklyn, New York


Mark Nilon covers the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics for He has covered the NBA and NFL since 2016, including over four years as a site expert leading FanSided's Celtics, Grizzlies and Thunder verticals. Other past stops include ClutchPoints and The Sports Daily.


Mark Nilon holds a bachelor's degree in mass communication and media studies from SUNY Oneonta, where he graduated in 2018. He also earned an associate's degree in liberal arts and sciences at SUNY Delhi.

Latest Articles From Mark Nilon

  • ‘Realistic’ Knicks Trade Swaps Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett for Coveted Superstar

    Bleacher Report's Zach Buckley constructed a "realistic" trade idea that would see the Knicks land a legitimate NBA superstar.

  • Brad Stevens Defends Celtics’ Trade for Kristaps Porzingis

  • Celtics Prediction Creates ‘Nightmarish Thought’ for Rest of NBA

  • Jalen Brunson Breaks Down Knicks Teammate: ‘He’s a Different Man’

  • RJ Barrett’s ‘Trash Talk’ Not Backed Up Against Knicks Teammate Evan Fournier

  • Prediction Sees Celtics Faltering ‘Yet Again’ in 2023-24

    Recent Celtics prediction will have Boston fans preparing for a feeling of deja vu in 2023-24.

  • Ex-Knicks Big Obi Toppin Predicted to Be in Running for Major Honor

  • Ian Eagle Doesn’t Hold Back When Talking Knicks’ Julius Randle [WATCH]

  • 3 Key Dates Knicks Fans Need to Know on 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule

  • 3 Knicks Most Likely to be Off Team by NBA Trade Deadline

  • Expectations for Knicks Wing RJ Barrett Receive Reality Check

    RJ Barrett's expectations heading into year five of his tenure with the Knicks receives a dose of reality.

  • Proposed Trade Sees Knicks Gut Roster for $213 Million Superstar

  • NBA Legend Puts Celtics Stars Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum on Blast

  • Celtics’ $158 Million Offseason Decision Deemed ‘Biggest Stunner’

  • Josh Hart Sends Subliminal Message Following Knicks Extension

  • Joe Mazzulla’s Celtics Future Receives Straightforward Response

  • Immanuel Quickley Issues Statement on Immediate Future With Knicks

  • Knicks Proposal Swaps Trusty Young Center for 2-Time All-Star Guard

  • Major Prediction Revealed Regarding Josh Hart Extension With Knicks

  • Ex-Celtics Big Signs With Western Conference Contender

    A recent Celtics big has agreed to sign on with another title favorite.

  • Jaylen Brown Dishes on Kristaps Porzingis, Celtics Defense

  • Stephen A. Smith Makes Bold Knicks Prediction

  • Knicks Pursued Former Donte DiVincenzo Teammate, NBA Champion This Summer

  • Knicks Could Trade Evan Fournier for Trusty 3&D Wing

  • ‘Weakest Link’ Within Celtics Starting Rotation Revealed

    The weakest link for the Celtics has been pinpointed.

  • RJ Barrett Slammed as ‘Weakest Link’ on Knicks

  • Stephen A. Smith Urges Knicks to Swap RJ Barrett for $176 Million Superstar

  • Knicks Could Make Run at Veteran Sharpshooter, 3-Time Champion

  • Center ‘Has Yet to Pave His Path’ With Knicks

  • Celtics Blasted Following Jaylen Brown $304M Supermax Extension

    Some Celtics fans aren't too pleased with Jaylen Brown's recent five-year, $304 million supermax contract extension.