Carmelo Anthony To New York: Knicks Can’t Afford To Think Twice About a Deal

February 11th, 2011 by Shady Botros Leave a reply »
With the trade deadline quickly approaching, the New York Knicks find themselves one game over .500, holding the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference, living and dying with every three pointer they take, and occupying the back page of every newspaper in town.

Over the past few nights,  the fans at the world’s most famous arena found themselves chanting “We want Melo”—those being the same fans who made sure LeBron James received the best treatment an opposing player could receive before James turned them down and decided to head south.

Yes, the Knicks finally have their star in Amar’e Stoudemire, but everyone knows the Knicks can’t ride Stoudemire alone forever and with the current squad in place, the Knicks are nowhere near the Eastern Conference’s elite.

Which is why the Knicks can’t balk at a deal that would allow them to acquire Denver Nugget’s forward Carmelo Anthony.  They must find a way to make this trade happen.

The Knicks have been perennial losers for the past decade, the franchise has suffered through bad ownership, bad decision making and much disappointment.&nb ...

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