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Does Carmelo Anthony not receive superstar calls? Right before the New York Knicks were about to go into overtime in a game they probably should have won in regulation, Carmelo Anthony had one final attempt to stop the Knicks dreaded losing streak at home. As the play unfolded, Melo clearly had contact with Indiana Pacers rising star, Paul George. So often times Melo creates the contact with his bullish offensive moves, but this was a call that you would think a superstar player would receive at home – especially when just moments prior George was the beneficiary of a finger grazing that allowed him to tie the game with three free throws. In typical Knicks fashion, they would end up losing the game in overtime when Paul George went bananas during the overtime period scoring 9 points. This would lead to several questions surrounding the final moments of the game in which coach Mike Woodson addressed today during his ESPN radio show. Via NY Post: Asked if Anthony is not receiving calls normally associated with a superstar, Woodson said on his ESPN Radio show, “Absolutely. I’m not going to shy away from that either. Melo gets hit more than ever. If you go in that overtime game, we were down 6. Melo got whacked coming across middle and there was no call. “I’ve been at this thing 30 years,’’ Woodson added. “Sometimes I’m starting to wonder what’s a foul and what’s not a foul.’’ Trying to officiate Anthony has to be one of the toughest things in the NBA to determine. His physical style often has himself as the initiator of the contact being drawn thus he often gets called for offensive fouls. I’m not an NBA mastermind, but I’d say the Knicks have bigger things to worry about than whether Anthony is getting “superstar calls” or not. The post Coach Mike Woodson says Carmelo Anthony doesn’t get superstar calls appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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