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Carmelo Anthony's defense has drawn plenty of criticism.
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Anthony's 21 and 8 lift Knicks by Nets (AP)

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Knicks beat Nets in final prep for season opener

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‘Melo says Knicks, himself committed to defense… stop laughing

Carmelo Anthony understands it — the difference between the Bulls and Heat versus his Knicks is defense. Last season the Bulls and Heat were both top five in defensive rating (points allowed per 100 possessions), the Knicks were 23rd giving up seven more points per 100. That won’t get it done. And ‘Melo is committed…

Quirks galore in compressed NBA schedule

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