“Against Portland it was just me, I just couldn’t make a shot…Today, it was just trying to find out different ways to do it; seeing two or three guys every time, that’s tough to do. So I have to figure out when I see defenses like that what to do.”
-Carmelo Anthony after scoring just 15 points against the Thunder
Harris DeckerCarmelo can learn something from Kevin Durant. The way Durant has developed his game, learning to pass out of double teams, could be the answer for Anthony. This year, with his supporting cast faltering, Anthony has been tempted into taking wild shots while facing fierce double teams. Against the Thunder’s smothering defense, Anthony did not have enough magic to overcome Durant’s 41 points.