Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/21/13
Patrick Ewing never won an NBA title as a New York Knick in large part to the presence of Michael Jordan.  Ewing who still follows his former franchise closely, thinks Carmelo Anthony will suffer the same fate because of LeBron James. Ewing told ESPN New York that the Knicks are not good enough to beat and dethrone the Heat for an NBA championship. “I don’t think anybody’s good enough to beat Miami,” Ewing told ESPNNewYork.com. “Miami’s on a roll; you’ve got three bona fide superstars on that team who are used to playing with each other, who are playing at a very high level. I don’t think anybody right now can challenge Miami in the East. I don’t really think anyone can challenge them in the West, either.” Ewing who now works as an analyst for the MSG Network, said he initially believed Carmelo Anthony and Amare’ Stoudemire would be able to get over the hump. “When I looked at that team on paper, the duo of Amar’e and Melo, I liked it a lot as an inside-outside punch,” Ewing said.
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