Found June 01, 2013 on Knicks Journal :
As the Knicks begin to explore different offseason possibilities and aim to improve the team a bit, superstar Carmelo Anthony apparently has some of his own ideas as to what his offseason agenda would be.The Brooklyn native reportedly hopes the Knicks will look to add a stronger second scoring option to back him up and/or provide the latter part of a one-two offensive punch for New York.Is this past season's NBA scoring champion justified in his mindset? Does he need more help?Between "Sixth Man of the Year" J.R. Smith and Raymond Felton (behind Anthony), one would have to think the Knicks would be able to get all of the scoring they need. The talent is undeniably there in the Big Apple to do so.Though things may look rather excellent on paper, whether or not everyone begins to pull their weight offensively is another. It's been said again and again early on that Knicks' General Manager Glen Grunwald will need to get creative with his wheeling and dealing this ...
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