• Phil: Melo bearing bulk of Knicks' struggles

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 3, 2014
    Jackson said he has had discussions with Anthony over the past two weeks and noticed Anthony feeling the bulk of the burden of the New York Knicks' topsy-turvy season. Jackson said he plans to be at every playoff game if the Knicks qualify and assess them from that point. Jackson has been assessing the Knicks and he's seen them go on a tear of late, winning 12 of their last 15 games to climb into the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot by percentage points ahead of the Atlanta Hawks . "We've had a couple occasions to talk," Jackson said at the team's practice facility. "We haven't really delved into the future as much as what's gone on, getting to know each other type of thing. Trying to see how he's feeling about playing. He's had to carry a big load.
    Source: ESPN.com
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