With Carmelo Anthony set to play the power forward against opposing teams that run a small ball lineup while Amar’e Stoudemire is out for a good chunk of the regular season, I want to look at the possibility of the Knicks running multiple pick-and-rolls as well as pick-and-pops between Raymond Felton and Carmelo throughout each of the upcoming games.
The New York Knicks enter this season with plenty of people doubting them both as a team, as well as individuals. Some of those doubts are fair and some of them aren’t, but the Knicks should be listening to them and using them as motivation.
Saturday’s destruction was tough to watch. It stung for hours after, and truthfully, it still does. As a Knicks fan, coming off a loss, I’m always thinking of ways for the Knicks to improve and alter they’re chances of moving onto the next round. One strategy that has been talked about a lot, but Woodson has yet to implement is to play Carmelo Anthony at the four, Amare Stoudemire at the five, but not at the same time.
With a lot of talk surrounding possible trade ideas with the Denver Nuggets, here are some mixes that will get you all pumped to acquire any of these players…
Frank Isola is reporting that Donnie Walsh recently turned down an offer of Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups for Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Eddy Curry’s expiring contract, an unnamed starter, and a first round draft pick.
Chauncey Billups and Raymond Felton have recently been added to the rumored trade between the New York Knicks and the Denver Nuggets.
The New York Knicks are hoping to acquire Carmelo Anthony before the February 24 trade deadline and are trying to assemble a group of players that will satisfy Denver.