So last week wasn’t a ton of fun. Thankfully, the New York Knicks found a way to beat the Utah Jazz on Monday, avoiding an empty road trip. Utah is good for some things, after all.
There was a lot of movement in our rankings, what with the injuries and losses piling up, so let’s get to it.
1. Carmelo Anthony (Last: 1) – So Anthony will return from injury tonight against Orlando, and that’s either great or terrible. Whether it’s great or terrible depends solely on how healthy he is. Some players can battle through injuries, but unfortunately Anthony doesn’t seem to be one of them. While some may disagree, I think Healthy Melo is better than No Melo, but No Melo is better than Injured Melo. Injured Melo has proven this season to be a detriment to the team on both ends of the floor. Let’s hope the past few games off have helped him recover to the point where he can be Healthy Melo once again.
2. J.R. Smith (Last: 3) – You won’t find a bigger Tyson Chandler fan than me (well, maybe his...