Carmelo Anthony Getting Too Much Blame for New York Knicks’ Playoff Struggles

May 5th, 2012 by Brandon Croce Leave a reply »
The New Yorks Knicks own a record no team wants and that is 13 straight playoff loses. They have not won a playoff series in 12 years, the last one coming in the last lockout-shortened season of 1999-2000.

Now Carmelo wasn't calling MSG home for all those seasons but he has yet to win a playoff game in three chances at the Mecca. Sports is all about what have you done for me lately, and Anthony is the face of the franchise. Everyone wants to question him and his game, but it is unfair to blame number seven.

Carmelo has played with three different starting lineups in the first three games of the series. The first game of the series, Tyson Chandler had a bad case of the flu and the Knicks' best perimeter defender, Iman Shumpert, goes down with a knee injury.

After Game 2, emotions and a fire extinguisher got the better of Amare Stoudemire and he now looks done for the series. 

Now, Carmelo hasn't been perfect in this series by no means, and he has seen his numbers drop from the amazing April that he had. However, Carmelo is doing all that he can and is trying to go shot for shot with two of Top five players in the game today. ...

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