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ESPN Ranks Carmelo Anthony as the 64th Best Player in the NBA

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ESPN Ranks Carmelo Anthony as the 64th Best Player in the NBA 

Post#1 » by Damas » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:10 pm

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The disrespect to a legend is horrendous. Look most of us don't like Melo for being a bitch, I get it but to step on his basketball ability is pathetic.
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Post#2 » by xNewYorkMadex » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:23 pm

Melo has major flaws on the defensive end, only has average efficiency, and isnt as good as attacking and finishing at the rim like he used too. But theres now way there is 63 players better than Melo.

Put Melo as a 3rd option and he'll look much better.

Put Danny Green or Covington as the #1 option on the team and I bet their efficiency drastically dips. Bet they wont even be able to average 20 PPG.
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Post#3 » by Knicksfan1992 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:46 pm

xNewYorkMadex wrote:Melo has major flaws on the defensive end, only has average efficiency, and isnt as good as attacking and finishing at the rim like he used too. But theres now way there is 63 players better than Melo.

Put Melo as a 3rd option and he'll look much better.

Put Danny Green or Covington as the #1 option on the team and I bet their efficiency drastically dips. Bet they wont even be able to average 20 PPG.


And their defense would suffer... Not that Melo should have excuses for how bad he was on that end last year, but team and player situation effect how players perform drastically in the NBA (which also explains why Melo was poor at defense because he was stuck playing the 3 because of Noah/glut of big men we have) .

We saw last year Durant became a much more useful defender with the Warriors because his offensive responsibility was much less than it was with the Thunder. Same deal here. If Melo gets dealt to Houston. I think he'll be slightly more efficient, but I think the real difference will be defensively at the 4 he will be much improved due to the different circumstances that come with being on that team as opposed to the Knicks.
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Post#4 » by adjacent2bench » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:09 pm

List as pointless as power rankings.
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Post#5 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:10 pm

This is already in the Hoodie Melo trade thread.

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Post#6 » by Greenie » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:38 pm

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xNewYorkMadex wrote:Melo has major flaws on the defensive end, only has average efficiency, and isnt as good as attacking and finishing at the rim like he used too. But theres now way there is 63 players better than Melo.

Put Melo as a 3rd option and he'll look much better.

Put Danny Green or Covington as the #1 option on the team and I bet their efficiency drastically dips. Bet they wont even be able to average 20 PPG.


And their defense would suffer... Not that Melo should have excuses for how bad he was on that end last year, but team and player situation effect how players perform drastically in the NBA (which also explains why Melo was poor at defense because he was stuck playing the 3 because of Noah/glut of big men we have) .

We saw last year Durant became a much more useful defender with the Warriors because his offensive responsibility was much less than it was with the Thunder. Same deal here. If Melo gets dealt to Houston. I think he'll be slightly more efficient, but I think the real difference will be defensively at the 4 he will be much improved due to the different circumstances that come with being on that team as opposed to the Knicks.



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Post#7 » by Mecca » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:57 pm

Even I think 64 is a reach. I think 30-45 is accurate.
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Post#10 » by moocow007 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:28 pm

Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?
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Post#11 » by mpharris36 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:29 pm

moocow007 wrote:Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?


robert covington is ahead of him...so is lonzo ball
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Post#12 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:29 pm

moocow007 wrote:Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?


Robert Covington, Bogdan from the Bucks, Eric Gordon were all rated ahead of Melo
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Post#13 » by Wolfgang630 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:35 pm

Great Melo is really going to want the ball this season to show ESPN he aint no 64.
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Post#14 » by GONYK » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:36 pm

HarthorneWingo wrote:
moocow007 wrote:Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?


Robert Covington, Bogdan from the Bucks, Eric Gordon were all rated ahead of Melo
That is straight up insane
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Post#15 » by 3toheadmelo » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:36 pm

HarthorneWingo wrote:
moocow007 wrote:Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?


Robert Covington, Bogdan from the Bucks, Eric Gordon were all rated ahead of Melo

wtf lol
that's ultimate disrespect......
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Post#16 » by Tron Carter » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:37 pm

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Post#17 » by NYKnickerbocker » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:37 pm

that list is all over the place tho lol

ESPN aint **** anyway
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Post#18 » by 3toheadmelo » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:38 pm

im expecting battabing to come in here and defend BSPN.....
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Post#19 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:39 pm

GONYK wrote:
HarthorneWingo wrote:
moocow007 wrote:Who are some of the guys ahead of him and behind him?


Robert Covington, Bogdan from the Bucks, Eric Gordon were all rated ahead of Melo
That is straight up insane


And that's just the ones I remember. I'm sure there are other juicy nuggets in there too. :lol:
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Post#20 » by dakomish23 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:39 pm

Responding to it on social media is a stupid move by him IMO. Shut them up with your play on the court.
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