Knicks Fix

  • Friday, August 10, 2012

    One Step Closer to Gold

    Carmelo Anthony has worn a USA Basketball uniform seven times in the last 11 years and when he takes the court Sunday at North Greenwich Arena in London in the gold-medal game against Spain, his 67th in red, white and blue, he faces a reality that it could be his last. “This experience has been great,” Melo said after the 109-83 win over Argentina in the semifinal on Friday. “You never know what could...
  • Wednesday, August 08, 2012

    Melo Helps Team USA Unleash 'The Mamba'

    By halftime, Kobe Bryant’s career was dead, eulogized and buried like can only happen on Twitter. Then came a 20-point barrage that included a shower of six three-pointers, sparking another ridiculous run by Team USA to break open what was a close game. Along with blowouts, another recurring theme for the U.S. has been the emergence of a random scoring performance by one of the many stars. Against N...
  • Friday, August 03, 2012

    Melo's Moment

    There isn't a player on this year's dynamic U.S. men's basketball team at the Olympics that wasn't influenced by Jordan. Kobe Bryant has made a career out of being Jordan's avatar. LeBron James, though his game is molded more in Magic Johnson's likeness, carried the self-imposed weight of being the Next One since 2003 A.J. (After Jordan). Kobe was the one who brought the media-inspired debate comparing the Dream...