You may have heard the big news out of New York last week: The Knicks finally got Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps lost in the shuffle of Melomania was that Chauncey Billups made the trip from Denver as well — and that move is already looking brilliant for the Knicks.
It didn’t seem like Carmelo Anthony used his first press conference as a New York Knick to show any gratitude to the Denver Nuggets or to teammate Chauncey Billups. Check out Vic Lombardi’s take on the matter in the latest Vic’s Signature segment.
George Karl lost his star, his leader and nearly a third of his roster in the blockbuster deal that dismantled and disrupted his perennial playoff team.
Carmelo Anthony’s debut on the big stage was a huge hit. Anthony had 27 points and 10 rebounds, hitting a pair of clutch buckets down the stretch in front of a crowd that cheered his every move as New York beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-108 on Wednesday night in his Knicks debut.
Carmelo Anthony believes it takes a certain kind of person to deal with New York — and he’s the one.
Just imagine if we as a citizenry were able to trade our political leaders, attempting to improve our future with trades for young talent, or shore up current needs by trading for quality veterans. It’s an intriguing thought.
Denver Nuggets coach George Karl on Monday reacted with some sadness to the trade of Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups to the New York Knicks.
East vs. West was overshadowed by New York vs. New Jersey during All-Star weekend. And even though Kobe Bryant won the MVP, Carmelo Anthony made the most headlines.
Carmelo Anthony said Friday “no meeting at all” is scheduled with the New Jersey Nets and didn’t know what he would say if one does happen.
Last summer LeBron James gave us “The Decision.” Ever since, the NBA has been inundated with All-Star Carmelo Anthony’s