Found March 09, 2013 on TornBySports:
  Carmelo Anthony, 28, is in his 11th season in the league. There is a fine line that separates the best overall players in the league from the best scorers. While Kobe Bryant and Lebron James are great scorers and they can put up 30 anytime  they want, it ultimately comes down to what they are doing on the defensive end and the other “small things” that contrasts the contenders from the pretenders. There is no doubt that Carmelo Anthony is a top five scorer, and maybe even a top 3 scorer behind Lebron and Kevin Durant, but does he make the Knicks better?  Even after his days in Denver with Allen Iverson, a highly touted head coach in George Karl and more than adequate role players around him, the same question could be posed for that team. After bad losses against teams like Sacramento, Toronto (twice), and Washington, the Knicks’ performance last night as a group where they lost by one against the western powerhouse OKC Thunder without Melo begs the question. Would the Knicks be...
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