In-depth Carmelo Anthony feature confirms Melo didn't want to play power forward for the Knicks

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In-depth Carmelo Anthony feature confirms Melo didn't want to play power forward for the Knicks
In-depth Carmelo Anthony feature confirms Melo didn't want to play power forward for the Knicks

The latest ESPN feature on Carmelo Anthony isn't likely to help the 35-year-old convince a team to take a chance on him, but it does illuminate Knicks-related issues like Anthony's failure to recognize his potential as a power forward and James Dolan's decision to meddle during the Melo years. The lengthy feature on Anthony, penned by ESPN's Baxter Holmes, who has a terrific name, is mostly focused on the reasons why Melo has failed to make it back to the NBA after his stint with the Houston Rockets came to a crashing conclusion just 10 games into last season. Spoiler alert: The Rockets cut bait due to Anthony's poor defense, and other teams are wary of signing him because he's a defensive liability. Let's take a look at three significant Knicks-related revelations from The burnout of the shooting star Carmelo Anthony.

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