03/03/2014 01:22 pm ET Updated Mar 03, 2014

Carmelo Anthony Is Stuck At A Crossroads, In The Midst Of His Toughest Season Yet

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On Sunday, on a nationally televised stage no less, the New York Knicks were handed a miserable defeat by the Chicago Bulls. Chicago raced out to an early advantage, topping the Knicks by 25 points just two minutes into the second quarter, utilizing excellent execution, heady play, and incessant activity to easily down the Knicks despite (say it with me) playing without Derrick Rose and the traded Luol Deng.