NBA Today/Message To Knick Universe: Now May Be the Time To Forget About Carmelo

January 14th, 2011 by David Rush Leave a reply »
It would have been sweet. Amar'e Stoudemire tearing it up from down low, Carmelo drawing double teams all over the court, putting up his 22-25 a night, leaving whomever was left from the combo of Fields, Gallo and Chandler enjoying the luxury of wide-open looks.

But enough is enough. Sometimes in life you've got to dance with the girl you've got, and while this young and reasonably lovely Knick five isn't quite perfect, isn't quite good enough to topple the NBA elite in the coming postseason, they do have a chemistry-laden base to build upon that could very well be the envy of today's NBA.

Under almost any circumstance it appears the Knicks will trade for or sign an able bodied center between now and the summer free agency period. "Stat" will make a majority move to power forward. If 'Melo held out and signed with the Knicks over the summer as well it would mean Gallo and Chandler would head to the bench.

If you're a Knick fan that's a sweet scenario, if you're Danilo Gallinari, or especially impending free agent Wilson Chandler maybe not so much. 

Chandler is already the real deal and he's still improving dramatically from ...

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