Carmelo Anthony To New York! (via ESPN.com)
Carmelo Anthony is coming to New York. The New York Knicks have a bona fide superstar tandem. Someone who can guarantee 20 to 25 points per night, who’s a headache for opponents, the ultimate blessing for Amare Stoudemire — and the quintessential missing piece of the Knicks’ puzzle.
The people who run this franchise would have looked like buffoons for perpetuity had they not pulled the trigger and gotten Melo to Gotham City. This is what New York needed. This is what this city wanted. This is who the Knicks absolutely had to have if they were going to transform themselves from abysmal to mediocre to respectable and beyond.
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