More fallout as the drama continues to build with regards to the New York Knicks. After Carmelo Anthony’s controversial exit from Monday night’s game in Cleveland, his head coach comes to his defense.
Mike Woodson claims that prior to the injury Anthony asked to come out of the game, citing discomfort in the knee. That was all Craig needed to hear in order to conclude that ‘his guy’ Melo quit on the Knicks against the Cavs.
Boomer wasn’t ready to label Carmelo a quitter, but reiterated he did not care for the manner in which he left the court after the injury occurred.
So it was a whole lotta Knicks talk, specifically about the ‘Melo-Drama‘ – but not to worry Rangers fans, Boomer was sure to give his beloved Blueshirts their due after Rick Nash proved his worth with a couple of third-period goals in their 4-2 win over the Flyers. The victory celebration was curbed though, as Marc Staal took a puck off his face and will be evaluated further today.
In addition to those two stories, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira heard a pop in his wrist while hitting a ball off the tee in preparation for the World Baseball Classic – which he will now not be participating in – so that too was discussed during this Wednesday edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza…