Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/6/12
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Carmelo Anthony says nobody called him a selfish player until Jeremy Lin came along. The evidence proves otherwise, but as Anthony continually has shown, the facts never get in the way of a story that deflects blame from him. In speaking with reporters last weekend, Anthony once again seemed to assume that the world needed to take him at his word, as though no record exists of what people said about Anthony pre-Linsanity. "Let's be frank about it," Anthony told USA Today in London, where the totally not selfish Knicks forward is playing in the Olympics with the U.S. men's...

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