Trouble in Gotham City is Not Melo’s Fault

Despite the fact that Carmelo Anthony was finally traded after what seemed to be months of speculation, Melo Drama is still a theme in this 2010-2011 season. With the speculation over and Carmelo finally where he desired to be, we all thought that the Melo-Drama would come to an end.

Thanks to the Knicks’ play though, the drama has only seemingly just began. The struggles of the new look Knicks have captured what seems to be hundreds of headlines, with much of the blame being pointed towards the Knicks’ new star.

With the Knicks teetering under .500 and Anthony’s former team excelling since the trade, many pundits are using this as evidence that Anthony is not a franchise player. The question is: Are the results of the trade a direct reflection of Anthony’s value?

Next: Addition by subtraction? Not Quite.

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