Trade Anthony? That’s up to Melo.

The idea that the Knicks “should explore” trades involving Carmelo Anthony is, of course, nonsense. There’s only one person who can decide whether or not ‘Melo will be dealt. That person is Carmelo Anthony. The situation is eerily similar to the last round of “Melo-drama,” when Anthony forced the trade that brought him to New […]


Kyle Lowry? No Thanks.

Quite simply, the rumored deal between the Knicks and the Raptors involving point guard Kyle Lowry would be a mistake for New York to consummate in any of its proposed iterations. As presented, the trade is basically a variation of the teams’ previous Andrea Bargnani exchange — which I opposed here and here — not […]


Should The Knicks Trade Iman Shumpert?

Let me start this by saying that Iman Shumpert is one of my favorite players on the Knicks. Of course, should he be traded, I’ll continue to root for him, but this piece considers the team as a whole.  The 2013 NBA trade deadline is quickly approaching, and as each day passes, more and more rumors spawn. […]