There was enormous anticipation around the New York Knicks rebuilding effort engineered by Donnie Walsh over the last 2 years. These efforts culminated this past Spring with the acquisition of Carmelo Anthony. Mark Heisler, writer for the LA Times, analyzes what has gone wrong with the Knick so far, the downfall of Mike D’Antoni, and what to expect from the Knicks during the Melo-Stoudemire era.
A quick excerpt:
“The Knicks’ blockbuster trade for Carmelo Anthony thrilled their supposedly knowledgeable fans — never mind that neither Stoudemire nor Coach Mike D’Antoni liked it. Then the team fell into a 1-9 slump and it dawned on everyone: This might not work…”