Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/4/12
The New York Knicks are off to their best start in 13 years, and Carmelo Anthony's inspired play is one of the key reasons. Stunning success from beyond the arc and impressive depth are also playing major roles. Anthony and the Knicks look to improve to 3-0 Monday night by sweeping this home-and-home set in Philadelphia, where they've won four of five against the 76ers. New York hasn't enjoyed such a start to a season since 1999-2000. Anthony helped get things started Friday, scoring 30 points with 10 rebounds while hitting half of his eight 3-pointers in a 104-84 win over Miami. He followed that by making 10 of 18 field goals to finish with 27 points in Sunday's 100-84 victory against Philadelphia (1-1). While the five-time All-Star is having a major impact offensively, he also added three steals and two blocks against the 76ers - even diving into the stands in an attempt to save a ball he swatted away. "It's really contagious when you see your star player going out there, di...
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