Carmelo Anthony plans to keep on playing through knee pain
Carmelo Anthony just signed a five-year, $124 million contract with the Knicks and he’s a prideful player, he wants to show he’s worth it.
Also, Anthony is currently (and likely will remain) voted in a starter for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game — which takes place on the Knicks’ home court of Madison Square Garden. He wants to represent.
Which are two good reasons Carmelo Anthony, while clearly still bothered by his knee, is not about to shut it down for a while. He used different reasons but essentially told Ramona Shelburne of ESPN he’s not going anywhere (in the same article where he defended Derek Fisher as the team’s coach).
“It’s tough. Some days you’re able to do some things, some days you’re not,” Anthony said. “Some days it’s tough to even run around and cut and jump. And then other days I come in and I…
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