Don’t worry about me Mike.
Carmelo Anthony issued a message to Knicks coach Mike Woodson on Friday that he will not be distracted by impending free agency because he’s too “strong-minded”. Anthony said he even assured the coach of such when training camp commenced.
Woodson said Thursday in Baltimore he wants to make sure Anthony is concentrating on this season and not free agency. The Knicks coach was speaking in the wake of Anthony’s remarks he wants to be a free agent to experience the feeling of evaluation.
“He don’t have to bring that to me’’ said Anthony after Friday’s practice in Tarrytown. “I already know that. I’m a guy a strong-minded person who’s not going to let that outside stuff bother me. He knows that. Actually I went to him before the season and told him: ‘Don’t even think about worrying about me as far as letting that interfere with my game. I’m not so you shouldn’t.’ ’’
On Thursday in Baltimore Woodson said: “If he is going to test it he’s got