Found November 21, 2013 on
If Carmelo says it, then it is written.
The Knicks are doing everything they can to appease Melo right now, so they might want to pay attention to these comments.
Shumpert who is struggling under the weight of trade rumors may be able to calm down now. According to Ian Begley of ESPN New York, Anthony believes “Shumpert is an important piece of the Knicks future.”
Carmelo Anthony sees Iman Shumpert as an important part the #Knicks' future. Details here: http://t.co/nQDy7RzRrK
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) November 21, 2013
“I think he is; I believe so,” Anthony said.
In other words, he doesn’t want to see Shumpert traded.
“We have a lot of expectations for Iman, especially the way he played tonight,” Anthony said.
I bet he doesn’t want Shumpert traded.
If the Knicks trade Iman Shumpert, then who’s going to guard the Paul George, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant’s of the world.
See his logic now?
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Knicks legend Walt Frazier sees once-confident Iman Shumpert now looking as if he’s not having fun.
Shumpert, who was often compared to Frazier during his rookie season because of his defense-first approach and quick hands, has fallen onto the trading block, and Frazier sees it affecting him.
“He’s always been a very confident guy,’’ Frazier told The Post before the Knicks’...
Carmelo Anthony was asked Wednesday night whether he believes Iman Shumpert will be part of the New York Knicks' future despite rampant trade speculation.
"I think he is," Anthony said. "We have a lot of expectations for Iman."
The Knicks fell to 3-8 on the season in an overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
Shumpert committed a foul late in the...
In last night’s game between the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers, the Knicks were up 89-86 at home with 5.2 seconds left in the game when shooting guard Iman Shumpert fouled Pacers forward Paul George while in the act of shooting a three pointer, which he missed. George, however, did not miss any of his three free throws, forcing the game into overtime and ultimately resulting...
NY Post...5 questions for Greg AnthonyQ: Are the Knicks just not that good a team this year?A: I think they are better than what they are playing and I think they will be better. Having said that, I don’t think they are part of that elite class. Even when things are going well for them they are a notch below the elites.Q: Is trading Iman Shumpert the answer, or at least part of...
Despite so much promise at the onset, the prospects of the New York Knicks season are sinking fast. Sitting at 3-7, the Knickerbockers have dropped three straight games after losing a road game to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. To make matters worse, owner James Dolan has been on the warpath, diminishing the role Knicks […]The post Uh-oh, Carmelo Anthony is starting to refer to...
By Kenneth Teape
Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks
Post Game Recap
When quite possibly the best game you play in the season results in a loss you know things are going tough and that is exactly how it is going for the Knicks tonight after they lose their fourth straight game, fifth at home, to the Pacers 103-96. The Knicks effort was there from the start as they jumped out to a...
Does Carmelo Anthony not receive superstar calls? Right before the New York Knicks were about to go into overtime in a game they probably should have won in regulation, Carmelo Anthony had one final attempt to stop the Knicks dreaded losing streak at home. As the play unfolded, Melo clearly had contact with Indiana Pacers rising star, Paul George. So often times Melo creates the...
J.R. Smith is panicking following the New York Knicks’ 103-96 overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. “We’re frustrated,” Smith said, per ESPNNewYork.com. “Like you say, it’s too early to panic, but me, personally, I’m panicking. I don’t like this. “I don’t want to play 3-8 basketball,” Smith continued. “I don’t want to play 50-50 basketball. If...
Mike Woodson defended his harsh treatment of Iman Shumpert and lobbied for better treatment by the officials of Carmelo Anthony in a radio interview Thursday.
Woodson said he believes Anthony’s final shot in regulation Wednesday night – a 12-foot turnaround over Paul George – could have been called a foul as contact ensued. The Knicks wound up losing in overtime, 103-96 to...
The New York Knicks have not started the season the way they would have liked. Sitting at 3-8 and coming off of a tough loss against the Pacers Wednesday, things are not going good. The Knicks have to do something to help save the season and even seasons beyond this year. With Carmelo Anthony being […]The post Potential New York Knicks Trade appeared first on The League News.
The Knicks have not won a game since we joined you last in the 12 Pack. They lost at home to Atlanta by 20 points (!), had an ugly road loss to the thoroughly mediocre Detroit Pistons and then finally lost a heart-breaker this past Wednesday to the Indiana Pacers. Where do we go from here?
1. Wednesday’s game had a playoff type atmosphere to it and to see the Knicks lose in that...