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  1. Knicks better off without Melo?

    Henry Abbott

    Would the Knicks be better off with or without Carmelo Anthony? David Thorpe says there's not much in it. Also, how would Anthony work on the Bulls, Heat or Rockets?...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Robert Silverman of Knickerblogger on Carmelo Anthony: "For all of the hullabaloo about the 'New Melo' there are really only two substantial changes to his game. One, when he's doubled -- and at the start of the 2nd half, Brooklyn went so far as to b...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    John Hollinger on the Knicks (Insider): "By not keeping Lin and Fields, the Knicks have essentially yanked a half-baked cake out of the oven. They're over the luxury tax with no starting-caliber backcourt players and an uneasy Amare-Melo alliance up ...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  4. The Amare and Melo show

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Clark of the Wall Street Journal says the Knicks have almost never had two players shoot as much as Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire do: Last season, the teams' two superstars, Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire, became the first pair o...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News: "Though last night's 'Battle of I-95,' pitting Team Melo against Team Philly, probably isn't the definitive measure of which city has the best ballers, it did produce a distinct winner: the nearly 9,000 fans...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Charlie from Roundball Mining Company on the (undefeated!) post-Melo Nuggets: "Just a few days ago, this was a zombie team hardly recognizable as the former contenders they once were. The only thing driving them was the undead rumor mill of Melo spec...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  7. Melo mood

    Henry Abbott

    LOS ANGELES -- All-Star Weekend is intended to generate heat. Twenty-four of the best players in the world. Everyone from Rihanna to Jay-Z in the glitter swirling the court. Blake Griffin jumping over a car. But the most fiery of all topics has be...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  8. If Knicks get 'Melo, at what price?

    Henry Abbott

    Lots of news out there today regarding the New York Knicks' increasing chances and the New Jersey Nets' decreasing chances of trading for Carmelo Anthony, ranging from a report of a supportive text message sent from Amare Stoudemire to Anthony to a r...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Krieger of The Denver Post: "Melo in Manhattan on Sunday was a predictable romantic comedy with a happy ending for the home folks. Unfortunately, it appears that ending is only just now dawning on the Nuggets' latest brain trust. Even without Ca...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: "With each Carmelo Anthony sky-walking, up-and-under layup in traffic, it's easy to forget that Melo won't be doing this much longer in powder blue. Anthony has thrived this preseason -- Thursday, he tallied 30 po...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Woody Paige of The Denver Post: " ... because Melo hasn't made up his mind yet about signing a three-year, $65 million contract extension offer, because some people made cute, champagne remarks at his wedding, because the Knicks were snubbed by LeBro...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  12. Amare to recruit Melo, Parker to New York?

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN New York's Ian Begley reports: NEW YORK -- Amare Stoudemire's tour of New York started Saturday night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in Manhattan, where the 6-11 center took in the Broadway hit, "Rock of Ages." After the musical, Stoudemire ...

    Blog | July 04, 2010
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "The Nuggets are pressing Carmelo Anthony for a long-term commitment, because if he declines a three-year, $65 million contract extension now on the table, the team must consider trading its leading scorer. Trade Melo?...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  14. Minus 'Melo, Billups keeps Nuggets rolling

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger SAN ANTONIO-Sometimes one can't appreciate a player with subtle skills until circumstances push him to the forefront. The recent play of the Denver Nuggets provides a good example. With league-leading scorer Carmelo Anthony sidel...

    Blog | January 31, 2010
  15. Melo's average drops as Nuggets win again

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Another 2.5 points dropped off Carmelo Anthony's scoring average Wednesday night, but if you think he cared much about it, you don't understand the new Carmelo Anthony. Anthony made his first shot, mis...

    Blog | November 04, 2009
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Jeremy from Roundball Mining Company has serious insight into why it is Carmelo Anthony might have made a stink (and gotten suspended) about not wanting to come out the game against the Pacers on Sunday: "In the first quarter Melo started off ic...

    Blog | March 03, 2009