So the 'Melo-drama is finally over (sorry for the bad pun).
Carmelo Anthony is finally a New York Knick, which is what he wanted and what the Knicks wanted. All it took was a few months, some drama and the re-emergence of Isiah Thomas to push the price to nearly double what the Nuggets first offered.
Now Carmelo's in New York, and now he'll be expected to be the guy who saves the Knicks and brings them back to respectability. As of right now, if the Playoffs started today, the Knicks would be the No. 6 seed in the East, the first Playoff trip since 2004 and only the second since 2001.
But the Sixers are hot and closing in fast, while the Knicks are entering an interesting part of their schedule. It's not exactly tough, but it's not soft either. So let's see how the Knicks will fare in Carmelo's first 10 games in Orange and Blue.