Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 11/16/12
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In the early goings of this NBA season, the Knicks are off to what is their strongest start in years. The team's new winning ways can be largely attributed to Carmelo Anthony, who has emerged as an M.V.P. candidate while representing one of the league's very top scorers.On Thursday night, Anthony displayed other reasons as to why this is truly his year, aside from his ability to score the basket.Despite scoring 25 points against the Magic on Tuesday, and aside from what people may believe from checking out the box score from that night, the opponent made it difficult for Anthony to score. Orlando forced him to log a gritty effort on offense as they double-teammed and trapped him all game, not allowing the forward to drive to the basket.This may not have been sufficient enough preparation, but certainly an even tougher matchup lied ahead for Anthony and his Knicks on Thursday evening. In a game between the teams with the NBA's best records, New York and the Spurs rumbled in San Anton...
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