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It's on Melo's shoulders, sore or not

With the Knicks set to open the playoffs vs. Boston, Melo knows: No crying allowed

Updated: April 15, 2013, 10:29 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Donnie Walsh was wearing a red tie and dark pinstriped suit and sitting in a front-row seat at the Garden, holding a cane as he held court on the subject of Carmelo Anthony, the franchise player he brought to New York.

You might remember that Walsh was the Knicks executive who didn't want to send Timofey Mozgov to Denver in a package he already thought was too big for Anthony. You might also remember that Walsh publicly kicked himself for acquiring Melo before ...

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