Now that Mike D’Antoni has quit and Mike Woodson has taken over as Knicks coach, expect a TON more of this: Carmelo Anthony isolations.
When Woodson was the coach in Atlanta, his offence was heavily reliant on ISO plays with Joe Johnson. In New York, Anthony — who loves having the ball in his hands and is one of the NBA’s best one-on-one scorers — will be tasked with the bulk of the scoring.
Sometimes it’ll work, and this will happen:
Other times it won’t work, and this will happen:
It won’t be the pretty ball-movement style of offence that Jeremy Lin ran in February. And the Knicks will essentially live and die with Carmelo.
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