Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 1/14/13
Carmelo Anthony said he was so hungry after his annual 15-day fast was ending Sunday that he was even ready to have a bowl of — you guessed it — Honey Nut Cheerios. Just six days after Anthony got into it with Kevin Garnett — after the Celtics smack talker got under his skin by reportedly telling Melo, "Your wife tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios" during a Knicks-Celtics game last Monday —  the Knicks star put a humorous buzz on his rival's heckling. "I'm definitely going to get a bowl of that, for sure," a grinning Anthony said at the launch of his new signature sneaker, Air Jordan Melo M9, at the Wall Street restaurant Cipriani. Melo served a one-game suspension for waiting for Garnett inside the Madison Square Garden tunnel where the Celtics team bus was idling after Garnett's crude remark on the court.  The two players had to be separated by MSG security. On Sunday, Anthony was a lot mellower and seems to have put the episode behind him, after leading the Knicks to a 100-87 win
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