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Schmeelk: New York Knicks Summer 2013 Free Agency Primer

J.R. Smith is far from the perfect player, but the Knicks have no choice but to sign him. If J.R. wants to bolt to a bad team for more money, he can.


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Carmelo Anthony To Win NBA Scoring Title; Superstar Shifts Focus To Celtics

With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.


Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks poses during Media Day on October 1, 2012 at the Knicks Training Facility in Greeburgh, New York. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Time Is Now For Anthony To Write His Legacy

John Jastremski, Jon Rothstein and John Schmeelk join Sean Hartnett in a roundtable to discuss the journey and growth of Carmelo Anthony.


Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks takes a jump shot over Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets during the game on January 21, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Hand Knicks Sixth Straight Loss

Danillo Gallinari got the better of Carmelo Anthony in his Madison Square Garden return as the Nuggets defeated the Knicks in double overtime, 119-114.


Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman addresses the media during a press conference to announce his naming as the co-recipient of the 2010-11 NBA Executive of the Year award. (credit: Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Offseason Mistakes Doom Bulls Now And Later

Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman very well might have doomed the Bulls to bridesmaid status to the Heat for the foreseeable future, and it all comes back to his work in the offseason.


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Schmeelk: Give These Knicks Some Time

Despite the back pages, headlines and talking heads drawing conclusions, it is still far too early to make any sort of judgment on the trade that brought Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks.


Carmelo Anthony is introduced as a New York Knick player during a press conference at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: Sizing Up The Knicks

Of course the Knicks had to pull the trigger on a Carmelo Anthony trade. But questions surrounding the trade remain; mainly, did the Knicks have to give up so much?


Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks drives against Corey Maggette #5 of the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

After Debut, Knicks’ Carmelo Quiets Trade Naysayers

Carmelo’s Knicks debut was the kind of game New York might have lost a week ago. Amar’e Stoudemire had fouled out, forcing the Knicks to protect a four-point lead in the final minute. Before, that would have been panic time. Now, it’s Anthony’s time.


Carmelo Anthony, officially a Knick (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images), to the delight of Amar'e Stoudemire. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

It’s Official: Carmelo Anthony Era Begins For Knicks

Players like Carmelo Anthony don’t come cheap, and many times they don’t come around at all. So even though it cost much of their core, the New York Knicks couldn’t pass up a chance to pair him with Amar’e Stoudemire.


An unhappy Nets fan. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Nets Call Off Practice After Missing Out On Anthony

The day after losing Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks, the Nets took an unexpected day off. Well, at least the team did.


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MSG Ticket Prices Take Off After Knicks Land Carmelo

Was the Knicks’ blockbuster trade for Carmelo Anthony too costly? That’s the subject of intense deliberation. What’s not under debate is the rising cost for Knicks fans hoping to catch Carmelo’s debut at the Garden.


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Amar’e: Knicks Will Be Hard To Guard With Melo

“Every team needs a 1, 1A punch,” the Knicks Amare Stoudemire said. “And so with the ways that we both can score …. we’re very versatile, so it’s hard to guard us.”


Carmelo Anthony -- A good fit for Knicks? (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Vecsey Sets Carmelo Party ‘On Fire’

Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton are openly thrilled about the Knicks’ trade for Carmelo Anthony. Peter Vecsey of the NY Post is not. “It truly would not surprise me if they wound up with a losing record the rest of the year,” Vecsey said.


What number will Carmelo wear?

What Number For Carmelo?

The Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal. New York hopes Anthony could be in uniform Wednesday when they host the Bucks, but what number will he wear?


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Schmeelk’s Stance: A Bittersweet Trade

I started this story ready to be very negative about the trade the Knicks made for Carmelo Anthony. As I kept writing, I started to change my mind. This thing is bittersweet.