Found April 22, 2013 on NESN.com:
Carmelo Anthony‘s individual talents are no secret. The NBA’s leading scorer this season has made six All-Star Games and five All-NBA teams, but entering this postseason Anthony has made it out of the first round of the playoffs only once in his 10-year career. The lack of team success has left him open to criticism that one of the game’s great individual players is missing that extra something that turns great players into champions. Earl Monroe understands Anthony’s position better than anyone. Monroe was known for his individual exploits on the playground, in college and in the NBA before he came to New York from the Baltimore Bullets in 1972. The midseason trade added flair to a workmanlike Knicks squad that had won the title two years earlier, and some observers wondered how Monroe would fit in with Walt Frazier. After falling short in the 1972 Finals, the Knicks came back the next season and won their second — and final, to date — NBA championship. Monroe, who has watched Anth...
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