Carmelo Takes Over, Knicks Top Magic


ORLANDO – Carmelo Anthony is the proven go-to-scorer the Knicks imported from Denver while the Magic, via the complicated Dwight Howard trade, acquired Arron Afflalo, Anthony’s former teammate with the Nuggets, to fill that same role.

In the NBA, sometimes it is really that simple. The Knicks possess an All-Star who can make plays in a tight game while the Orlando Magic has Arron Afflalo.

Anthony scored 16 of his 40 points in fourth quarter as the Knicks continued their dominance over Eastern Conference teams by defeating the Magic 114-106 on Saturday. The win was the Knicks second straight and imp


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