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How many Knicks can you identify in this practice video from Carmelo Anthony's gym?

Let's break it down!

Thanasis was there...or was he?
Thanasis was there...or was he?
Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Good news, friends: we're close to the point where we can watch actual NBA basketball instead of over-analyzing grainy, phone-shot practice film of our beloved New York Knicks. But close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, so here is a video of Carmelo Anthony and various bros scrimmaging at Melo's personal gym:

Are you ready to Zapruder-ize this bitch? How many players can we recognize in this video?

Clearly we can see Melo, Kristaps Porzingis (who remains absurdly conspicuous even around men of NBA height), Jose Calderon and...David Lee? That's David Lee, right? Not sure what he's doing there (Celtics sleeper agent), but that's got to be him.

At first I thought the guy guarding Melo was perhaps Cleanthony Early, but I think I'm going to go with Thanasis Antetokounmpo as my final answer. Or maybe it was some random dude. Whatever the case, it would appear Thanasis and Kevin Seraphin were around at some point:

Great work out with my boys today !!! #knicks #knickstape #nba #Kslife

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Such are the mysteries of NBA life in early September. If preseason could just hurry up and get here, I'd appreciate it.