‘Melo On Working With Jackson: ‘I Love It’

JacksonWith Phil Jackson as the new Knicks president, there are high hopes in New York of a turnaround within the next couple of years.

The first big question for Jackson is will Carmelo Anthony be part of that future?

At his introductory press conference Jackson said ‘Melo was a big part of the Knicks future plans, saying he thinks Anthony can reach another level.

When asked about his future with the Knicks Anthony responded: “I was hoping that I would be part of the future plans,” Anthony said before the Knicks played the Pacers. “I never once said that I wanted to leave New York or anything like that.”

‘Melo feels that he is on the same page with Jackson and loves the opportunity of working with him at least for the rest of the 2013-14 campaign.

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