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James Anderson

James Anderson

James Anderson is a University of Minnesota graduate, with allegiances to the Packers, Brewers, Bucks (sigh) and Gophers (double sigh). He is an editor and scribe at, primarily focused on basketball and baseball. In 2013 he was a FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year.

Carmelo's Dilemma

The Knicks have been one of the more entertaining teams to watch this year, if like me, you take odd pleasure in watching the best basketball players in the world completely mail it in on the defensive end of the court. The car wreck that has been the Knicks' season is like a snowball that just keeps rolling down hill, growing exponentially. At this point, they've lost games in every possible fashion, highlighted perhaps by last week's game when Dirk Nowitzki unintentionally went glass at the buzzer to beat them after it seemed the Knicks were finally going to overcome adversity to gut out a tough win against a good team.

I haven't been Melo's biggest fan since he demanded out of Denver, a team that was stacked with championship-level talent, to play on a mediocre New York team. It seemed that the decision was fueled by his wife's desire to be a D-list celebrity and Melo's perceived notion that being in a big city, not necessarily winning

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