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1dIan Begley

Beasley upstages Melo's return to New York

Kristaps Porzingis was sidelined, Carmelo Anthony was in visitor colors, and Michael Beasley was the best power forward on the floor at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

Turning the page on Melo's time in NY (1:02)
Knicks top Thunder in Melo's return to MSG (2:07)
Melo shares how he wants to be remembered as a Knick (1:02)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says he wasn't expecting the pregame montage. He was waiting for his name to be called, and then looked up and saw the video. Was touched by it as this final game of what he called an "emotional road trip" began.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked Knicks guard Courtney Lee, one of Carmelo's former teammates when he was in New York, about the crowd's positive reaction to Melo during intros. "Everyone in NYC has love for Melo." But why did Lee think Melo was booed so loudly during the game? "He had on a Thunder jersey," Lee said, smiling. "Nothing personal."

ESPN Stats and Information  

Carmelo Anthony went scoreless at Madison Square Garden in the 2nd half tonight. As a member of the Knicks, he had a total of 4 scoreless halves at MSG in games in which he played, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Was standing next to the Thunder bench when Carmelo Anthony came out the game in the closing seconds. Who was there applauding him, letting him know he was missed in New York? Yankees great Willie Randolph.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

It started out like he surely imagined, with Carmelo Anthony drilling a 3 on the Thunder's opening possession, but after scoring 12 points in the first half, he went scoreless in the second, last night's triple-overtime win in Philly likely playing a part in that. The Thunder head back to OKC a game under .500, going 2-1 on their homecoming road trip.

Westbrook splits D, soars for one-handed hammer (0:17)
Melo finishes alley-oop from Westbrook (0:18)
Westbrook hits tough jumper through contact (0:19)
Beasley rejects Melo's layup (0:15)
Westbrook blows layup after mean crossover (0:19)
Melo's pump fake frees him for score (0:15)
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2dIan Begley

Melo thanks Knicks, calls tribute 'bittersweet'

Carmelo Anthony received a mix of cheers and boos in his first game back at MSG since being traded to OKC and said he hopes Knicks fans will remember him as "somebody who wanted to be here" and "remained positive through all the negative situations."

Melo gets OKC on the board with a 3-pointer (0:15)
Melo's emotional introduction in return to New York (1:26)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

First OKC possession: As he hears some boos, and some cheers, a 3 for Carmelo Anthony.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Allow him to be re-introduced to the Madison Square Garden crowd ... Carmelo Anthony.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Almost all cheers for Carmelo Anthony as he's introduced in starting lineups. Prior to having his name called, the Knicks played a nice tribute video for Anthony.

Westbrook arrives in throwback outfit (0:21)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.124th
Rebounds Per Game44.212th
Assists Per Game20.924th
Points Allowed100.44th

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