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Keidel: The NBA Is Here, Which Means The Carmelo Anthony Apologists Are Back

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.

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Carmelo Anthony #7 and J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks shake hands during a game against the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden on October 22, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What To Do, What To Do? Breaking Down The Knicks’ Lineup Options

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.

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Boomer & Carton: Manning Makes It Look Easy And Melo Gets Disrespected

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.

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Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni goes up for a layup during a preseason game against the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 22, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Phil Breaks Down Roster, Says Knicks Athletic Enough To Run Triangle Offense

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.

10/23/2014

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony attempts a free throw against the Raptors on April 11, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony, Knicks Overcome Late Deficit To Beat Wizards 103-100

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.

10/23/2014

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Schmeelk: Knicks’ 1 Way To Win? Groom Young Guards Into 2-Dimensional Players

Most of New York’s players are what they are: one-dimensional guys. Shumpert, Hardaway and Larkin can be more than that.

10/22/2014

Carmelo Anthony dribbles the ball up the court during the Knicks’ preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse on Oct. 14, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

SEASON PREVIEW: Anthony Has High Hopes For The Jackson-Fisher Knicks

Phil Jackson made two big signings since becoming Knicks president, and Carmelo Anthony seems thrilled with both.

10/21/2014

Carmelo Anthony #7 and Amar'e Stoudemire #1  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Derek Fisher Should NEVER Start Melo And Amar’e Together

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.

10/21/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20:  Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball against the New York Knicks on October 20, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mayo Drops 24 On Knicks As Bucks Beat New York 120-107

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.

10/21/2014

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TTYM: Tom Brady Flops, Amar’e Bathes In Wine And Shump Is Funny

Here are five funny sports moments you may have missed this week.

10/17/2014

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Knicks’ Power Forward Conundrum

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.

10/16/2014

SYRACUSE, NY - OCTOBER 14:  Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket past Luc Richard Mbah a Moute #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers during a preseason game at the Carrier Dome on October 14, 2014 in Syracuse, New York.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Anthony Scores 17 As Knicks Beat 76ers 84-77 In Preseason Contest

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.

10/15/2014

Cole Aldrich #45 of the New York Knicks shoots against the Boston Celtics during a preseason game at the Mohegan Sun Arena on October 11, 2014 in Uncasville, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Beat Celtics For 1st Preseason Win

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.

10/11/2014

HARTFORD, CT - OCTOBER 8: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics shoots against Shane Larkin #0 of the New York Knicks during a preseason game at the XL Center on October 8, 2014 in Hartford, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sullinger Leads Celtics Past Carmelo, Knicks 106-86

Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 106-86 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.

10/09/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Jeremy Lin Is Adjusting To Life In LA

Boomer, who admitted to still having Linsanity, and Craig — who was never afflicted — discussed the guard’s comments about Melo.

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