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The Big O: Melo should go

Oscar Robertson, former Cincinnati player, talks to the

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The Big O thinks Carmelo Anthony should go ASAP.

Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson said during an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio that if he were Anthony he would not re-sign with the Knicks. Robertson said Anthony is unfairly criticized for shooting too much and that he doesn’t get enough help from his teammates.

“I would leave today,” Robertson said on “Spike Lee’s Best Seat...

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Phil Jackson zings San Antonio

Phil Jackson arrives to talk to media at

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Phil Jackson is the Knicks’ president now, but he couldn’t help himself from taking a little shot at the San Antonio Spurs, one of his chief rivals when he coached the Lakers.

Jackson was talking about wanting Carmelo Anthony to take less money in free agency in order for the Knicks to have more flexibility. He cited Tim Duncan, who has done it in San Antonio to help keep the Spurs together...

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Carmelo Anthony will continue playing through shoulder issue - for now

Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks reacts to a

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Carmelo Anthony plans to continue playing through the discomfort in his right shoulder as long as the Knicks have a chance to make the playoffs.

That, of course, could end Friday night.

A loss to the Raptors and a Hawks’ win over the Nets, who are supposed to rest some main guys, would eliminate the Knicks from the playoffs.

“I’ll deal with that when that time comes,” Anthony said...

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