With five games left in the regular season, Carmelo Anthony is in position to become the first New York Knicks player to win the scoring title since 1985. Despite having the lead in that race, it's the end of another drought that held the attention of Anthony and his teammates after their last game.
After clinching their first division title in nearly two decades, Anthony looks to continue his remarkable offensive surge and lead the Knicks to their 14th straight win Thursday night when they visit the slumping Chicago Bulls.
Anthony had 36 points, eight rebounds and six assists as New York (51-26) routed Washington 120-99 on Tuesday to clinch the Atlantic Division title for the first time since 1994. Anthony became the first Knick to score 35 in five straight games since Bernard King, who won the Knicks' last scoring title by averaging 32.9 points during the 1984-85 season.
"I just think Melo, he's been on a nice run and ... it's nice to see because I know what he's thinking," coa...