Carmelo Anthony's Best and Worst Moments in New York

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Lin-Sane Scrutiny

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February 2012 -- It's an awkward time for Anthony in New York. Knicks fans, the city and the basketball world in general have come down with a seemingly incurable case of "Linsanity" after benchwarmer-turned-baller Jeremy Lin explodes on the scene to rescue the previously sputtering -- and Melo-less -- Knicks' dwindling playoff hopes. Making matters even more uncomfortable, the Lin fairy tale berths rampant speculation on whether Melo, sidelined because of groin injury, and Lin can co-exist on the court.