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Knicks title rides on Melo's shoulders

Like Dirk Nowitzki, Carmelo Anthony must find out how to get the Knicks past Miami

Updated: February 14, 2013, 3:24 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mike Woodson set the tone early, turning a benign pregame question about Iman Shumpert's role on offense into a chance to remind everyone (Shumpert included) that he couldn't care less about the guard's touches, or lack thereof, not when the New York Knicks are trying to win the NBA title.

You know, that thing they haven't won in 40 years.

"Play defense. Rebound the basketball. Do some dirty work," Woodson barked before his team did enough rebounding but not ...

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