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New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony Called Out -- Again -- By George Karl

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Watch the New York Knicks long enough and you come to see Carmelo Anthony as one of the most talent -- and frustrating -- players in the NBA. George Karl, his former coach with the Denver Nuggets, has criticized Anthony's commitment in the past, and did so again Monday morning on the 'Mike & Mike Show' on ESPN Radio.

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"I definitely think Carmelo Anthony is talented enough to win a championship," he said. "I've always said that once he gets that being the goal, winning a championship being the only goal on his plate, he will figure out how to get it done. I think he's one of the most talented offensive players playing in the game of basketball, and he can do every aspect of the game. It's just that when is he going to commit to doing them every night."

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Anthony admitted during the season that he did not give former coach Mike D'Antoni his best effort. His effort on defense is consistently questioned, as is his willingness to share the ball -- and the spotlight -- with Amare Stoudemire, Jeremy Lin and other teammates.

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All the Knicks, and their fans, can do is hope that Karl is right and that 'Melo figures it out before it's too late.

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