As our two NFL teams tank, we are approaching the oblivion of winter. That means no baseball, some channel-skipping football and basketball. Which brings us to the sequel to Fan Guy: the Carmelo Anthony Apologist.
The only starters that appear certain are Carmelo Anthony (likely at small forward) and Jose Calderon. The other positions all seem to be, potentially, up for grabs.
It was the greatness of Peyton Manning that captured Boomer and Craig’s attention when opening up this Friday radio program, as the Broncos quarterback put on a display last night in Denver.
As far as Phil Jackson is concerned, Carmelo Anthony is the Knicks’ only star, but that doesn’t mean he and his teammates together won’t be able to run the triangle offense efficiently.
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards.
Most of New York’s players are what they are: one-dimensional guys. Shumpert, Hardaway and Larkin can be more than that.
Phil Jackson made two big signings since becoming Knicks president, and Carmelo Anthony seems thrilled with both.
The trouble always remains the same: When it comes to team defense, Stoudemire cannot be hidden. He continues to play the same abhorrent team defense that he has his entire career.
Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night.
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Derek Fisher has wisely used the first four preseason games to experiment with different player combinations. But he has been shorthanded at one of the most competitive spots on the roster.
Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points in a successful return to his college home, and the New York Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 84-77 in a preseason game on Tuesday night.
Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics.
Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 106-86 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.
Boomer, who admitted to still having Linsanity, and Craig — who was never afflicted — discussed the guard’s comments about Melo.