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He caught most of the heat for the Game 1 loss, mostly because he forced too many shots, but Anthony has been doing that his entire career. He’s already taken more shots than anybody else so far this postseason. He can make a bad team good by himself, but has yet to prove he knows how to make a good team great.

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Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org and follow him at Twitter.com/Jim Litke.