Carmelo Anthony will not discuss long-term plans

Couldn’t he say some cliché public relations statement like: “I like playing in New York. I love the Garden, and I want to bring a championship to this city.” That would at least put Knicks fans’ minds at ease for the time being…

NBA Power Rankings: Friday, May 3 (Part Two)

NBA Power Rankings: Friday, May 3 (Part Two)

Hibbert, West and George combined for 63 points, 24 rebounds and 19-23 from the charity stripe in game five. This is a frontcourt that should not be slept on. Particularly with my Knicks shooting the way they have against the Celtics (but we’ll get to that) the Pacers are still the toughest matchup for the Heat coming out of the East…

Where we at? – NBA Playoff’s Second Weekend Preview

Where we at? – NBA Playoff’s Second Weekend Preview

Friday night features arguably the three most intriguing games of the weekend: Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks travel to Boston to play the first Celtics game since the Boston Marathon tragedy; the Spurs travel to Los Angeles in attempt to take a 3-0 edge over the Lakers; and Golden State looks to take a 2-1 lead over Denver in what would be a stunning turn of events for the young team…

Joe Manganiello’s Trimester all-NBA selections: First Team

Joe Manganiello’s Trimester all-NBA selections: First Team

Anthony is averaging 28 ppg for the first time since ’08-’09, with terrific shooting splits of .472/.448/.820. Carmelo’s field goal percentage is his best since ’07-’08, and his three-ball has been better than any season in his career, which has rubbed off on his team. The Knicks lead the league with 11.7 made threes a night on 40 percent shooting, which is the third highest percentage in the NBA.

Box Score Breakdown: Bulls @ Knicks

Box Score Breakdown: Bulls @ Knicks

Carmelo Anthony has taken 78 shots in April, and handed out only 8 assists. His 1:1 assist to turnover ratio is also an indicator that this season could play out as many Melo season have … disappointing. When he is on (like last night) he’s an elite scorer in the NBA, but we have seen this story before, and Knicks fans won’t be happy with how this ends…

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land

The Knicks have essentially duplicated a strength, scoring, but may have damaged their offensive efficiency in the process. It’s not the only factor to consider when assessing this trade, but it is a legitimate concern…

Performance Of The Week | 4/12-4/18

All ‘Melo did was score a game-high 42 as the Denver Nuggets opened the playoffs with a 126-113 victory over the Utah Jazz. ‘Melo dropped 42 on 18-25 shooting, including 2-5 from behind the arc.