Carmelo Anthony gets blamed for lots of things that are not his fault. Just ask him if you do not believe me. One thing in particular he has been unfairly ridiculed for recently is Jeremy Lin leaving New York for the Houston Rockets.
Despite glossing Lin the Knicks' Rudy Rudiger in February, and then drowning out the tidal wave of enthusiasm for Linsanity by simply stepping back onto the court, Melo said he always has been a big supporter of Jeremy Lin. Still is too, even if supporting Jeremy now means getting behind his decision to leave.
This according to the New York Post over the weekend, from Carmelo on Lin (via Larry Brown Sports):
"Believe it or not, I was one of the true supporters of Jeremy Lin," Anthony said, according to the New York Post's Marc Berman. "Whether it was staying or going to Houston. That's not something I go out and brag and broadcast about. After he signed with Houston, I talked to him. He texted me, It was a great text. Wha...