The 70s Knicks had this crazy idea: Move the ball until someone has a layup. Defend like crazy. Melo wouldn't relate.
Would be a huge blow for the Bulls if Butler misses first two games vs. Knicks and Cavs. He's the one who's supposed to guard Melo+LeBron.
I guess the third question also could be Carmelo wondering, "Why didn't I go to Chicago?"
His shot didn't fall late in the game, but Carmelo had a strong all-around game last night: 9 rebs (5 offensive), 6 assists, two steals.
Carmelo said in locker room things will look better once established starting lineup and rotation is set.
Carmelo on the Bucks: "Not talking nothing away from them, but I don’t think they're a team that we should have given up 120 points to."
Carmelo declined comment on Iman's hat.
Carmelo: "We haven't has any consistency" with our lineups, but we can't use that as an excuse for our struggles.
Melo said the Knicks hadn't practiced 'small ball' and credited Jason Kidd for throwing that at them.
Melo, on tonight's struggle: "We gave up 120 points to Milwaukee. Not taking anything away from them."
Looks a lot like last season. It's fourth quarter and Melo can't make a shot. Literally.
Michael Eric blocked Melo. You may never see that again.
Melo is back with 7:28 left. Maybe Fisher wants to win this one.
Carmelo just Drake'd a 3-pointer.
Last fantasy post of the day - I was 11 pick of 16 - difficult spot - where I got Melo
Positive: NYK assisted on 77% of their 1st-half makes, w/ just 5 TOs. Melo had 17, 6 rebs & 5 assists. Negative: NY allowed MIL to shoot 56%
Fantasy squad: Melo - Lawson - Gay - Pau - Crawford - Isaiah - Tristan - Henson- Augustin - Morrow - Bennett - Kaman - 8 starters - odd team
HT: Knicks 61, Bucks 56. Melo has 17 points for NY. Mayo leads Bucks with 15.
*Carmelo finishes first half with 17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists. Shot 5-of-12.
Melo often played the entire first and third, and then had God-awful shooting numbers in the 4Q while leading the NBA in minutes last year.
Another thing I like abt Fisher: Sitting Melo out w/ 2 mins left in 1Q. Gives him extra rest b/t qtrs, & can bring him back earlier in 2Q
Parker guarded Melo last two Knicks possessions. A Wolters three from corner puts Bucks up, 45-42.
Pick a band. Pick a lineup. Assign. Mick - Carmelo Keith - J.R. Charlie - Pablo Bill - Amar'e Ronnie - Andrea
Giannis matched up on Melo to start game with Parker on Quincy Acy at 4 spot.
Something that might be worth watching for fun: Giannis has said that Carmelo trash-talked with him more than any other NBA player last yr
Ramon Sessions? We're talking about Ramon Sessions. Ramon Sessions. Not a Melo, not a LeBron. Ramon Sessions.
Bucks down to 9 players if Dudley does not play. Knicks lineup: Amare at 5 spot, Melo, Calderon, Shumpert, Acy. Dalembert already a sub.
Fisher says Calderon, Shumpert, Melo, Acy and Stoudemire will start tonight vs Bucks.
Jason Kidd on Melo staying with Knicks: "I thought for him being home fits him just well. He’s in good hands with Phil."
Valencia'lı Filipe Augusto henüz yolun çok başında. Ancak pozisyonu, oyuna yaklaşımı, oyun tarzı ve sertliğiyle yeni Felipe Melo. İzlenmeli.