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Carmelo Anthony gives '1, 1A punch'

Updated: February 23, 2011, 12:54 PM ET
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GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Amare Stoudemire says the Knicks will be "hard to guard" with Carmelo Anthony joining him in New York.

The Knicks agreed to a trade with the Denver Nuggets for Anthony on Monday night. The deal, which also includes the Minnesota Timberwolves, became official late Tuesday following the completion of a conference call with the NBA.

Anthony signed a three-year, $65 million contract extension before the deal was completed.

Stoudemire has led the Knicks ...

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