Carmelo Anthony: With Me, Amar’e And Chauncey, Target On Knicks
NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Carmelo Anthony thinks there’s something brewing in Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks’ big fish acquisition is eager to get a full season with Amar’e Stoudemire and Chauncey Billups under his belt.
“There’s a bull’s-eye on us and it’s getting bigger,” Anthony told the New York Post. “When you have a team with me, Amar’e and Chauncey Billups, that’s already a bull’s-eye, but now we’re going to have a year under us.”
“This is where you want to succeed. It’s why Amar’e came here,” he said. “The bull’s-eye is going to be bigger next season and we’ll be ready for it.”
But there’s still a long way to go. The Knicks were 42-40 in 2010 and still haven’t won a playoff game since 2001.
“A lot of people thought, ‘They got Melo, they’re to win it,’ ” said Carmelo. “It doesn’t work that way. … We’re all committed to putting in the work to bring a title to New York.”
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