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LTBaByyy
02-10-2012, 11:51 PM
The Nuggets have been better since trading him and the Knicks are statistically better when without him (Since Amare)

Should the Knicks look to trade him for pieces to build this team?

Or will he turn out to be like Paul Pierce and figure out he needs to be better at other places of his game and help others get better?

Serious question, no trolling please

LongIslandIcedZ
02-10-2012, 11:52 PM
Knicks will not trade him for pieces, if he can buy into the team and the system the sky is the limit for this team.

blahblahyoutoo
02-10-2012, 11:53 PM
they're better without both stat and melo.
get rid of them all, build around shumpert, lin and chandler.

Hopper15
02-10-2012, 11:55 PM
A taller version of Allen Iverson. They can score, but they kill ball movement.

John Walls Era
02-10-2012, 11:57 PM
Nah, you need a superstar that can go iso to keep defenses at bay. Plus if he cuts, Lin will find him.

Chill_Will_24
02-11-2012, 12:01 AM
They should trade him because Lin seems to be for real and he will get offers this summer and the Knicks would be silly to let this kid go. If Melo comes back and ruins chemistry again they should trade him to any team that will give good pieces for him and they can then resign Lin in the summer

THE MTL
02-11-2012, 12:03 AM
Melo is not going to ruin chemistry. Imagine the weapon Jeremy Lin has in Carmelo Anthony. Melo makes midranges, 3pters and drives effortlessly. Lin's assists are about to skyrocket.

Slimsim
02-11-2012, 12:07 AM
They should trade him because Lin seems to be for real and he will get offers this summer and the Knicks would be silly to let this kid go. If Melo comes back and ruins chemistry again they should trade him to any team that will give good pieces for him and they can then resign Lin in the summer

He's a fluke

JesusNYY_Savior
02-11-2012, 12:09 AM
what is going on with all this copying post ****?

nickdymez
02-11-2012, 12:11 AM
They should trade him because Lin seems to be for real and he will get offers this summer and the Knicks would be silly to let this kid go. If Melo comes back and ruins chemistry again they should trade him to any team that will give good pieces for him and they can then resign Lin in the summer

Is this a serious post?

SpaceJamJordans
02-11-2012, 12:12 AM
I think Melo holding the ball would ruin Lin's progression, but that's just my opinion.

Badluck33
02-11-2012, 12:14 AM
I wonder where all the "FIRE D'ANTONI" Threads went???

Badluck33
02-11-2012, 12:15 AM
Clearly D'Antoni deserves to be fired because he wasn't able to know he had a talent like Lin on the bench the whole time.

which the NYK's probably found on Craigslist.

knicksfan42
02-11-2012, 12:18 AM
Actually Toney Douglas hasn't played.

Badluck33
02-11-2012, 12:19 AM
is Melo still top 10 in league??

Jesse2272
02-11-2012, 12:29 AM
Any current thoughts on trading Melo/Stat at this point in the season is straight "Linsanity":cool:

NYK need to wait out the season and see how this team develops with a real point guard

Finally:speechless:

Jesse2272
02-11-2012, 12:30 AM
is Melo still top 10 in league??

Arguably 10-15 when healthy

Dramedy
02-11-2012, 12:32 AM
http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

NYY 26 to 7
02-11-2012, 12:34 AM
No way no chance. They should view this as a way to really get to the next level. Imagine what can happen if you have stat and melo instead of walker and Jeffries in there. Dantonis job is to make this work and Lin can make it happen. Let's not go overboard though.

NYY 26 to 7
02-11-2012, 12:36 AM
http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

Wow no no no. Why would the Knicks want that at all that is an awful trade.

ohreally
02-11-2012, 12:38 AM
I think Melo holding the ball would ruin Lin's progression, but that's just my opinion.

While I would wish that wouldn't be true, i have to agree. Even Amare, who stands to benefit from Lin's presence, still expects the world to revolve around him. And it doesn't help either that neither Amare nor Melo plays anything that could actually be called defense.

I'd prefer an offense feeding off Lin's penetration and passing than an offense with Lin repeatedly feeding the ball to Melo and Amare.

Chronz
02-11-2012, 12:38 AM
I know thats been his main comp his entire career but I still cringe whenever I see Melo being compared to Pierce. Pierce was a + defender throughout his career and was usually very efficient.

Jesse2272
02-11-2012, 12:39 AM
http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

Wow...Im speechless...

NYK4L
02-11-2012, 12:43 AM
Yeah let's wait ti'll they play one game before we have this conversation.

Iron24th
02-11-2012, 12:46 AM
The nuggets are 15-12,not really better than when Melo was there.

LTBaByyy
02-11-2012, 12:53 AM
The nuggets are 15-12,not really better than when Melo was there.

Count last year buddy! And you know the Nuggets have been injured the last 2 weeks

The reason they are on a 6 game losing streak

THE MTL
02-11-2012, 12:54 AM
Clearly D'Antoni deserves to be fired because he wasn't able to know he had a talent like Lin on the bench the whole time.

which the NYK's probably found on Craigslist.

Lin has been in the league in a year and half. Never played any significant NBA minutes. Was the 15th man on EVERY roster. Cut twice within a month just so Warriors/Rockets could have the "chance" at guys like D'Andre Jordan or even worse Sam Dalembart.

D'Antoni is still the FIRST coach to ever play him and Lin is shining in this system.

KnickFanSince91
02-11-2012, 12:54 AM
You guys and the ******** you come up with. It's been disgusting on here all week.

Punk
02-11-2012, 12:57 AM
Lol Here we go....Please listen carefully here, people.

-Carmelo has been playing out of position all season

-Landry Fields & role players become ball watchers when Melo plays PG which means no movement which equals poor possessions on offense. No cuts, slashes. The only player who got open was Tyson for dunks. Everyone else stood standing in one spot.

-Amare cannot play one on one. Teams packed the paint which equals poor possessions and turnovers per game

-Shumpert and Douglas could not create and be playmakers due to lack of court vision

Lin is a natural pure PG. He will not need to score 20 a night but he will open shots for Carmelo, he will pick n roll with Amare, lob to Tyson and Fields is cutting and being more of a slasher which he got lazy in doing when Melo was always starting.

So, there will be no problems when Carmelo comes back from injury. He will go one on one to attract attention which opens the lane for Jeremy as well.

If Chauncey and Melo co-existed, why can't Carmelo and Lin? Things will be fine once everyone is healthy for a change.

The ball was in Lin's hands in the Nets game and Melo took a backseat and watched the magic. He continues to do that and he did that within the 5 minutes of the Utah game which he got hurt. There is no problems there.

Fresno
02-11-2012, 01:01 AM
Count last year buddy! And you know the Nuggets have been injured the last 2 weeks

The reason they are on a 6 game losing streak

The Nuggets were 8 deep when they traded Melo & Billups.

In return they got 4 role players from NY.

Giving them a 10 man deep bench to finish last season.

But we're seeing how things can go downhill when all you have is role players and not 1 star you can rely on each night to get you out of a slump.

Da Knicks
02-11-2012, 01:05 AM
Melo will shock the whole nba, Lin will get a big time weapon in melo. Melo shooting wide open jumpers is just scary just like how he looked in the Olympics!

nickdymez
02-11-2012, 01:12 AM
The hate shown to Carmello on PSD is mind blowing

ohreally
02-11-2012, 01:18 AM
Lol Here we go....Please listen carefully here, people.

-Carmelo has been playing out of position all season

-Landry Fields & role players become ball watchers when Melo plays PG which means no movement which equals poor possessions on offense. No cuts, slashes. The only player who got open was Tyson for dunks. Everyone else stood standing in one spot.

-Amare cannot play one on one. Teams packed the paint which equals poor possessions and turnovers per game

-Shumpert and Douglas could not create and be playmakers due to lack of court vision

Lin is a natural pure PG. He will not need to score 20 a night but he will open shots for Carmelo, he will pick n roll with Amare, lob to Tyson and Fields is cutting and being more of a slasher which he got lazy in doing when Melo was always starting.

So, there will be no problems when Carmelo comes back from injury. He will go one on one to attract attention which opens the lane for Jeremy as well.

If Chauncey and Melo co-existed, why can't Carmelo and Lin? Things will be fine once everyone is healthy for a change.

The ball was in Lin's hands in the Nets game and Melo took a backseat and watched the magic. He continues to do that and he did that within the 5 minutes of the Utah game which he got hurt. There is no problems there.

Chauncey and Melo and Amare coexisted as a .500 team as I remember. Lin's penetration is his strong suit. I don't see Melo all of a sudden becoming a Steve Kerr and waiting for a kick out. And again, despite all of the "Melo is a good defender" stuff, he really isn't. And Amare is even worse.

NYkillaPriest
02-11-2012, 01:26 AM
http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

so give up Melo for a great defender and nothing..we better get bout 5 1st rounders and some cash for the salary

Rain 816
02-11-2012, 01:30 AM
Is trading melo for dwight an option knick fans would look at??? Only if melo kills chemistry when he returns that is....

Evolution23
02-11-2012, 01:36 AM
Look for Melo to go crazy now that we got a legit point guard

Raph12
02-11-2012, 01:37 AM
A PG is what the Knicks needed, now that they got someone to take ballhandling pressure off of Melo, he can go back to doing what he does best; isolating on the block... Plus Stat needs a PG to run the pnr with him.

Kashmir13579
02-11-2012, 01:41 AM
If he can elevate his game like Paul Pierce did with Rondo, watch out for the Knicks in the playoffs.

Fresno
02-11-2012, 01:48 AM
Is trading melo for dwight an option knick fans would look at??? Only if melo kills chemistry when he returns that is....

Dwight's not signing in NY, unless its for the Nets.

NYkillaPriest
02-11-2012, 01:51 AM
the real problem when Melo and Amare return will be Amare boxing out and quit being scared to mix it up inside on defense..The Kincks have been a better team defensively this season even with Melo and Amare but if those two can get fully committed to defense then this team will be scary..with how Lin plays the PG position scoring is going to get real easy especially for Amare..I can see him coming back and playing with a chip on his shoulder and slamming defenders with the easier looks Lin will get him

As for Melo he is going to get more 1-on-1 looks and there is no way Lin can continue to go 38 min and that is when Melo will have to take over games..as for him being a black hole on offense that just isn't true he trys to distribute he just isn't a PG or point forward..Just wait Lin will set the tone of getting everybody involved and the entire team will follow suit

and for anybody who was calling for Dantonis job all that talk can cease..He is a good coach he just needs help just like any other coach in this league..He has a defensive coach who's schemes are working...just check the Knicks defensive stats...now he has a PG who can run his system..this team is moving in the right direction and when this team completely gels it will be nice..he may be a little hard headed when it comes to playing certain players but he gets the most out of the ones he does play

Evolution23
02-11-2012, 01:53 AM
Chauncey and Melo and Amare coexisted as a .500 team as I remember. Lin's penetration is his strong suit. I don't see Melo all of a sudden becoming a Steve Kerr and waiting for a kick out. And again, despite all of the "Melo is a good defender" stuff, he really isn't. And Amare is even worse.

Chauncey was in no way a penetrating point guard. He is too slow to run the D'antoni offense. Raymond Felton was a bit better for the run and gun but he still wasn't a great p&r player. Once the doubles come off the p&r, Melo will get a lot of wide open shots. He will have to adjust his game into a catch and shoot type of player. He can still do his ISOs if the shot clock is down to 8-9. Look for the Knicks to make a big push now.

John Walls Era
02-11-2012, 02:12 AM
I dunno, but having Melo back is going to be fun to watch. Kickout, cuts, post ups, iso and Melo pick n rolls will add another dynamic to the Knicks O.

EnWhyKay
02-11-2012, 02:23 AM
Lol Here we go....Please listen carefully here, people.

-Carmelo has been playing out of position all season

-Landry Fields & role players become ball watchers when Melo plays PG which means no movement which equals poor possessions on offense. No cuts, slashes. The only player who got open was Tyson for dunks. Everyone else stood standing in one spot.

-Amare cannot play one on one. Teams packed the paint which equals poor possessions and turnovers per game

-Shumpert and Douglas could not create and be playmakers due to lack of court vision

Lin is a natural pure PG. He will not need to score 20 a night but he will open shots for Carmelo, he will pick n roll with Amare, lob to Tyson and Fields is cutting and being more of a slasher which he got lazy in doing when Melo was always starting.

So, there will be no problems when Carmelo comes back from injury. He will go one on one to attract attention which opens the lane for Jeremy as well.

If Chauncey and Melo co-existed, why can't Carmelo and Lin? Things will be fine once everyone is healthy for a change.

The ball was in Lin's hands in the Nets game and Melo took a backseat and watched the magic. He continues to do that and he did that within the 5 minutes of the Utah game which he got hurt. There is no problems there.

This

MTar786
02-11-2012, 04:25 AM
if the knicks can somehow trade amare, chandler and fields for dwight and j rich they would be very deadly

Sadds The Gr8
02-11-2012, 04:53 AM
I hope Lin continues to play well when this ballhog comes back.

Crackadalic
02-11-2012, 05:23 AM
Really? Amare plays better with a passing pg. He doesnt have to do all that one on one bs he's been doing so why trade him.

Melo has never played with a passing pg. Yes the ball sticks to him but he at least tries to pass with his assist per game at its highest as with his Assist% which is also a career high. He will still get his but he will play team ball and lets wait till he is fully healed from his injury

Plus were still missing jorts who people forget is still a big rotation player and was playing solid defense for us in the beginning

HouRealCoach
02-11-2012, 06:25 AM
Melo is going nowhere... He, Amare, Jorts, & BDiddy will just make it better and deeper

Badluck33
02-11-2012, 07:34 AM
Lin has been in the league in a year and half. Never played any significant NBA minutes. Was the 15th man on EVERY roster. Cut twice within a month just so Warriors/Rockets could have the "chance" at guys like D'Andre Jordan or even worse Sam Dalembart.

D'Antoni is still the FIRST coach to ever play him and Lin is shining in this system.

:speechless:

So it was OK to fire D'Antoni when everyone figured out that he just couldn't squat and lay an egg that would hatch into a PG? NOw that he has a PG, his job is safe? I think all you NY fans were right 2 weeks ago...

FIRE D'ANTONI!

justinnum1
02-11-2012, 08:43 AM
They need to trade him, he is a black hole on offense.

PlezPlayDKnicks
02-11-2012, 09:07 AM
They need to trade him, he is a black hole on offense.

I'm sure u would love that .. If all the pieces click we are a dangerous team. IF

justinnum1
02-11-2012, 09:28 AM
I'm sure u would love that .. If all the pieces click we are a dangerous team. IF

Huuuuuuuuuge if's


coach thorpe
Which is the bigger story-Jeremy Lin, or how well the Knicks have played w/out Amare and 'Melo?

How's this grab you? Lin, Gallo, both Chandlers, and money to bring more help in.
Imagine NY with 40mil to spend on players(not having melo or amare) now that would be a dangerous team. I think amare and melo will bring the knick back down to reality

Big2win
02-11-2012, 10:06 AM
Trade Melo and Amar'e? Some of these people were the same ones saying that the Knicks should not have signed Lin. I am just thankful you guys aren't GMs. They're wrong about Melo and Stat, just like they were wrong about Lin. Let the team play together first before bringing up these ridiculous trades. And btw/ check the original Jeremy Lin page and read the posts on there....smh

new york blue
02-11-2012, 10:33 AM
Give the Knicks 20 games with their complete squad before you start getting too set in your assessments. Melo as point-forward was a desparate move; Melo as injured could not hit open shots; and Melo as playing ISO when everyone else was playing badly (except Chandler) was not entirely irrational. Who was hitting their shots that Melo was missing?

Mcdoh
02-11-2012, 10:42 AM
lets just see what happens when melo and amare are back in the lineup.. if it works NY will be a very dangerous team..

nycericanguy
02-11-2012, 10:51 AM
Melo played with Lawson & CB in DEN and that team led the league in scoring.

Lets give Melo a chance before we throw him under the bus. NY won't need him to ISO now.

As for Amare he will benefit greatly from playing with a PG.

nycericanguy
02-11-2012, 10:54 AM
and for people that keep saying IMagine Gallo & CHandler here too...

well if those guys were still here we would also have Felton, which means Lin would have never been signed. or Tyson chandler for that matter.

things are not always black and white. Trading for Melo and ending up with Lin as well could have just completely changed NY's fate.

blahblahyoutoo
02-11-2012, 12:31 PM
Look for Melo to go crazy now that we got a legit point guard

evidence of melo going crazy in the past with legit point guards in billups and ai?

Corey
02-11-2012, 12:38 PM
Pierce, Wilcox and a 1st for Melo. Go.

omdigga
02-11-2012, 12:53 PM
lol... we keep the same offense, but replace bill walker with carmelo anthony.. how is that not an upgrade.. why would melo not buy into the system when we are winning.. watch out for the knicks when we get healthy..

BklynKnicks3
02-11-2012, 01:03 PM
can people really be this dumb

Dankster
02-11-2012, 01:06 PM
Knicks gave up the farm to obtain Melo. At this point, the only guy I could see him getting traded for would be Lebron (which obviously Miami wouldn't do.)

Besides, he hasn't had a true PG running the show this year while he was playing. His game will look much better with him having the ball less in his hands.

curtcocaine
02-11-2012, 01:07 PM
loosing with melo winning with lin? you gotta give him a chance with him. but if it falis I wouldn't trade lin

willabeast77
02-11-2012, 01:08 PM
No point in trading him, at least not yet. He's their best player and when he comes back healthy, this trade nonsense will vanish.

da ThRONe
02-11-2012, 04:45 PM
The problem for this team will continue to be defense. If Lin is the "answer" for them @PG it will make Amare and Melo lives(and most importantly their production) better. This is what great PG play does for EVERY team.

The idea that you just trade away talent like Anthony is confusing to me unless your getting similiar talent in return.

BallIsAll
02-11-2012, 05:05 PM
lol... we keep the same offense, but replace bill walker with carmelo anthony.. how is that not an upgrade.. why would melo not buy into the system when we are winning.. watch out for the knicks when we get healthy..

Your not just swapping players lol your changing offense because that is what melo is. Lin won't be getting the touches he is not even close honestly

RLundi
02-11-2012, 05:45 PM
Clip Show would be a better fit.

ks32
02-11-2012, 05:55 PM
The problem for this team will continue to be defense. If Lin is the "answer" at for them @PG it will make Amare and Melo lives(and most importantly their production) better. This is what great PG play does for EVERY team.

The idea that you just trade away talent like Anthony is confusing to me unless your getting similiar talent in return.

out of curiosity have you looked at the knicks defensive stats this year...?

it really boggles me that people think the knicks will be worse with melo coming back. all of you act like you personally know him.

melo is all about the team he asked amar'e after one of his 30+ shot performances if he was doing too much. melo isn't going to ruin lin like some ball hog dictator you people make him out to be.

instead of bill walker and jared jeffries taking those open shots lin is getting them, it will be melo and amar'e.

knicks=love
02-11-2012, 06:00 PM
They should trade him because Lin seems to be for real and he will get offers this summer and the Knicks would be silly to let this kid go. If Melo comes back and ruins chemistry again they should trade him to any team that will give good pieces for him and they can then resign Lin in the summer

are you kidding me? this HAS to be a joke.. there's no way this kid is serious.


He's a fluke

why are you hating on lin? have you NOT been watching the games? go ahead and make the argument that WASH, NJ, and UTAH are bad defensive teams. LAL is actually a very good defensive team, and lin dropped 38 on them last night.


http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

:facepalm: this is the worst trade i've ever seen

Ebbs
02-11-2012, 06:08 PM
Nah Melo and Lin should would be great together. Chandler and Lin are playing awesome currently. If you trade someone, trade Amare for some pieces.

ks32
02-11-2012, 06:09 PM
anybody wondering about cap situation with lin etc etc... hes ours for a long time

http://offthedribble.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/11/knicks-in-a-position-to-keep-lin/

John Walls Era
02-11-2012, 06:13 PM
http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=824ryw2

It would never happen, but damn does it make sense for everyone involved. Knicks go to war with Lin/Fields/Gforce/Amare/Chandler with a decent bench of Shump, Toney, Novak, Hansbrough and Jeffries, Portland gets to build around Melo and Aldridge with some decent supporting pieces already there (Matthews, Felton, Batum), Indiana gets Marcus Camby to help with their playoff run without hurting their long term cap situation. It would never happen, but for this year and the next few it makes sense, not from a value standpoint but from a basketball standpoint.

LOL

So trade better pieces for Melo, then not even knowing how he will play with a decent PG, they trade Melo for old pieces of **** (not really ****, but not as good as those other players they traded away).

Cracka2HI!
02-11-2012, 06:27 PM
I think Melo, Amare and D'Antoni's weakness are all incredibly exposed together. Seperately they are all very good, but D'Antoni coaches no D and Melo and Amare don't play any. Melo's style is not a good fit in D'Antoni's system. I think they should get rid of the coach and see what happens. I'm not sure about this Lin guy, but with Melo, Amare and now Chandler it would seem that defensive minded team that rely's on half court offense with Melo ususally holding the ball or running pick and roll with Amare would be the best idea. I just think they are a mess in their current form, but Melo is still a player that can and should be built around.

smith&wesson
02-11-2012, 06:32 PM
i think the knicks should trade melo and fields for j. johnson and .j.smith.

D12 fan
02-11-2012, 06:37 PM
i think the knicks should trade melo and fields for j. johnson and .j.smith.

NY would be favorites if they make that trade.

Lin
Johnson
Smith
Amare
Chandler

KingPosey
02-11-2012, 06:42 PM
I personally do not know what to think, but is there a single NY PSDer that doesnt argue that Lin is a star? I am asking this objectively.

And Melo is sooo talented, you keep him. This team has sooo many problems, its not all on Melo. You find a way to play with the guy that can score 40 in his sleep.

Hopper15
02-11-2012, 06:46 PM
Delusional knick fans, Melo is overrated. He's a great scorer that doesn't make his teammates around him better.

29$JerZ
02-11-2012, 06:50 PM
We have been winning with Walker as our SF
Melo will not be a problem. Lin actually needs a legit threat to not make things harder from him and there will be nights you need an Iso play from a star

Lin with Amare will be sick
Then you throw in Melo

It shouldn't be a problem.

WAYNEBO
02-11-2012, 06:53 PM
Look, I know this is the Knicks, where fans and media gang tackle underachievers and crown messiahs. We are 25+ games into a lockout season, where the roster shuffled once again. Melo hasn't even been here a full year, counting the 2 seasons together... and everyone wants to ship his *** outta town.

It there was one good thing that came out of our miserable desperation at point guard prior to Lin is this: Melo learned to distribute a la LeBron. He already had something going w/ Chandler, so this will open things up even more. Lin and Melo are the only assist guys we have. Look at the roster... it's full of 1-trick ponies, so getting facilitators to work within D'Antoni's proven O-system is crucial. And w/ Woodson's D genius, things are starting to turn around -- much like the NFL Champs the G-Men, and much like my beloved Buffalo Sabres are starting to do now.... Momentum and team chemistry is everything in any sport. Roster shuffling and role assigning inhibits chemistry during a trial-n-error part of the season. If a team is going to peak, its better to be later than sooner. And the Bockers just won 4 in a row... Melo will see his role as a 2nd tier facilitator, but can be money in the 4th when all else fails... seems to work for Kobe.

jp611
02-11-2012, 06:54 PM
Package him and Chandler for Howard and Hedo

LTBaByyy
02-11-2012, 07:25 PM
NY gets: Howard, Turk, Big Baby

Orlando gets: Melo, Chandler, Balkman, Jordan, 2nd round pick

Lin
Fields (Plays Amazing Without Melo)/Shumpert
Turk
Amare
Howard

Nelson
Richardson
Melo
Anderson
Chandler

Both teams still good and can compete

NY needs defense, Orlando needs offense so its perfect

sunsfan88
02-11-2012, 07:36 PM
What team in their right mind would trade for 'Melo and give them good pieces to build around?

I don't wanna hear from NY fans but rather from other teams fans...

Just wondering.