Melo out: Knicks take control sans star

New York -- still a work in progress -- ices Atlanta while Anthony sits out final 10:14

Updated: March 7, 2011, 1:35 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

ATLANTA -- Carmelo Anthony had the best seat in the house (and this house could have been called Madison Square Garden South given the vocal support the New York Knicks received) for the fourth-quarter onslaught the Knicks laid on the Atlanta Hawks, and he never left his seat.

That's right, Anthony sat on the bench for the final 10:14 Sunday night and watched the Knicks play one of their best stretches since acquiring him, using runs of 11-0 and 8-0 to turn a tight game into a blowout in ...

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