A nightmare season for the Knicks is about to get a whole lot worse.
Carmelo Anthony doesn’t appreciate people questioning his desire to play in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend at Madison Square Garden.
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony says he’d like to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game, even if it’s just short enough for a hi-how-ya-doing to the home crowd. But the optics aren’t good.
The Golden State Warriors’ guard might be the man of the weekend, and even he can’t believe how quickly it’s happened after he was an All-Star snub just two years ago.
Craig got things started Friday morning by suggesting ya’ll start drinkin’, which was pretty sound advice if you happen to be a fan of the Knicks.
If you still expect Anthony to miss this All-Star party, you were probably shocked, too, when Bobby Brady miraculously recovered from a “sickness” to play catch with Joe Namath in his backyard.
Carmelo Anthony wants to play in the All-Star game so badly, it’s to the point where playing in it almost appears to be more important to him than participating in regular season games.
Carmelo Anthony has acknowledged he may soon need to shut himself down due to a sore left knee. Surgery is an option, too. But he’s still planning to start Sunday’s showcase at MSG.
“I won’t even try to force it. Even though the game will be in New York and I’d love to play in front of that crowd, if I can’t go, I can’t go.”
Carmelo Anthony left in the fourth quarter to get his left knee re-taped, the team said, but never returned — and in the locker room afterward, showed signs of frustration.
Boomer and Craig got caught up discussing the current state of the NBA, which had the Blonde Bomber a little agitated.
“For me, I would never respond,” Anthony said. “I wouldn’t go down that path.”
Calling a customer a possible alcoholic and questioning his influence over his family is exactly what Fan Guy does, not an entrenched member of the aristocracy.
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