Tag Archives: Carmelo Anthony

Podcast: Trade Deadline Rapidly Approaching

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Only three days remain for teams to make their final preparations for a championship run in 2016. The February 18th trade deadline provides much intrigue, as numerous stars have appeared in trade rumors. Several franchise caliber players could be on the move, including Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez have all been linked to …

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Knicks, Porzingis Searching for Consistency

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Kristaps Porzingis is way ahead of all projections levied on him draft night, especially those coming from the team that selected him fourth overall last June. New York president of basketball operations Phil Jackson said he believed the 7-foot-3 forward might night make an impact on the team for up to five seasons. Instead, through 16 games, Porzingis has played his …

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Podcast: Panic in New Orleans

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Injuries have the Pelicans off to the worst start in the Western Conference. After 13 games, the team has won just twice, and making a return to the playoffs is going to be a challenge, as not only are they in the rugged Western Conference, the Southwest division is perhaps the best in the league. Anthony Davis has continued to …

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Anthony, Knicks Should Part Ways

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New York’s trajectory towards a championship run simply won’t coincide with Carmelo Anthony remaining a vital piece of a championship run. The Knicks are vastly improved this season — nearly halfway towards last year’s win total through 12 games — as the selection of Kristaps Porzingis has immediately paid dividends. For all of the success the team has achieved during the early …

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Letting Anthony Slip in the Fantasy Basketball Draft a Mistake

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All the ingredients are present for Carmelo Anthony to have a massively successful season. The eight-time All-Star had the unfortunate timing of the first-year of his five-year, $124 million extension with New York coinciding with the worst season in team history. While the Knicks offense was the most anemic in the NBA last season, scoring a league-low 91.9 points per …

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Top Fantasy Basketball Point Scorers for 2016

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The objective every time down the court is to find a way to send the ball through the net. Coaches spend countless hours trying to devise easier ways for their players to tally points, as only a few teams have the benefit of employing a prolific scorer. The 30 teams in the NBA combined to score 246,035 points during the …

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Fantasy Focus: Constant Coaching Changes

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The Kings have been cocontinuously embroiled in turmoil with their head coach. Earlier in the year, as All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins was hospitalized to treat viral meningitis, the team unexpectedly fired coach Mike Malone. 

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New York Sad State of Mind

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It took less than six minutes Saturday afternoon for the Knicks to fall behind to another opponent by double digits. The boos to reigned down from the rafters at Madison Square Garden as New York trotted out its 15th different starting lineup in 29 games, but the results were essentially the same. Another victory that was within reach, but the Knicks …

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Anthony Not Chasing Scoring Title

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With Kevin Durant sidelined for at least six weeks, Carmelo Anthony appeared to be poised for another scoring title. Only leading the league in points per game doesn’t interest New York’s franchise player and as he enters his first season in the triangle offense, his primary concern is leading his team back into the post season.

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Coach K’s Impact Felt in the NBA

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The injury to Indiana star Paul George during a USA Basketball exhibition game was yet another reminder of the risk involved for NBA players participating in international play. There is no obligation for players to play for the national team and surprisingly enough, there are no monetary incentives either. However, players are usually reluctant to pass up on the opportunity …

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