"Do the Knicks, right now, as they're constituted right now, have a great player with Carmelo? I'm not going to answer that. I'm just going to say that. I believe that he's good enough to win an NBA championship, but he needs another guy with him. Hopefully he'll get that opportunity with him some day."
Jim Boeheim, on Mike & Mike in the Morning, ESPN Radio.
Did Carmelo Anthony use his buddy and former college coach as his mouthpiece to the front office? Would Melo consider bolting for sunny Los Angeles skies if Knicks brass failed to provide him with championship-caliber pieces? Who knows.
I do know one thing: I've never refreshed HoopsHype.com's rumor page so much in my life.
At the start of free agency, B/R writer Morgan Chalfant drove you through the early Knicks decisions like a papa drives his family through Animal Kingdom at Six Flags. Now that the dust has settled, let's review all the free agent paper tigers, give them a grade, and make some bold statement before the start of this season.
*All statistical information courtesy of Basketball-Reference.com.