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5 Reasons to Worry About Carmelo Anthony and the 2011 Knicks:
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I know. I know. You're right. It's early. Just three games. Still 63 games to go.

However, as a long-time Knicks fan and NBA follower, I'm starting to get a little worried about the 2011-12 Knickerbockers.

There are high expectations for Carmelo Anthony and company this season, so much so that I've heard a few pundits on TV and radio exclaim that they feel New York will advance all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals against LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Wow.

I'd sign up for that in a second. However, before Knicks fans can dream of that potential high octane matchup, there are some ominous clouds appearing as New York trudges into Sacramento for the final leg of their disastrous 0-2 West Coast swing.

So far, Carmelo has been tremendous, as expected. That said, here are five things that have me somewhat worried about New York in the early going.

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