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That’s one way to kick a guy while he’s down.
Minutes after Carmelo Anthony looked like he might be down for the count with a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ game five playoff series with the Celtics, Jeff Green laid down a dunk of monstrous proportions over the New York forward. Green’s approach split the defense, almost causing Anthony and Raymond Felton to run into one another.
Check out the SportCenter-worthy dunk in the animation below.
Animation via Twitter/@CJZero
BEST OF MAXIM
I think we have own answer on if Jordan Crawford said something about Carmelo Anthony’s wife LaLa (you can watch the video here). LaLa took to social media to deliver a message for Crawford.
Crawford is on the bench because he isn’t that good, not exactly a denial, but I understand what she is saying. There are certain lines you shouldn’t cross.
There are a lot of things...
It’s not surprising why it’s very hard for a team to come back from a 3-0 deficit in a seven-game series. In the simplest terms, regardless of the sport, the team that goes up 3-0 is usually good. And good teams generally don’t do a complete 360 and lose four straight games after winning three straight. Mediocre teams usually don’t give themselves the opportunity to blow...
HELL HATH NO FURY
Carmelo Anthony believes his wife has every right to be upset with everything that has happened, saying, "She always gets thrown into the mix of the Boston Celtics series."
Celtics fans broke out into a ‘Honey Nut Cheerios’ chant during the first quarter of Game 6 at the TD Garden between the Knicks-Celtics after Carmelo Anthony picked up his second foul.
Poor Carmelo Anthony.
He's taken so much abuse this season.
First Kevin Garnett told him his wife tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios. Or maybe he didn't.
Anyway, then Jordan Crawford most certainly said something else not so nice about Melo's wife.
Now, on top of all that. Melo's arm hurts.
"He yanked my arm out," Anthony said of Garnett. "It...
Carmelo Anthony has been in isolation on 44.7 percent of his offensive plays against the Boston Celtics.
Anthony has scored just .724 points per possession in isolation for the series, down from his regular season mark of .915 points per possession.
Anthony is shooting 32.2 percent on isolation plays, and 44.9 percent on other shots.
ESPN New York breaks down Carmelo Anthony’s shooting woes in the series, particularly in isolation sets:
In the regular season, Anthony was in isolation on 26 percent of Knicks’ plays that ended with a field goal attempt, free throw or turnover from the All-Star. He had a 41.8 field goal percentage on such plays, according to data compiled by ESPN Stats & Information.
For those of you wondering, Boston Celtics guard Jordan Crawford didn’t play a single minute in game five against the New York Knicks but that didn’t start him from talking trash against some New York Knicks players.
After the horn sounded at Madison Square Garden, Crawford started jawing with Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton near the scorer’s table.
Thankfully for Jordan...
Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks' lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.
The Celtics will host Game 6 on Friday night, needing two victories to become the first NBA team to overcome a 3-0 deficit to win a series.
Brandon Bass added 17 points, steadying Boston as it shook off an 11-0 deficit...
Not that this comes to a surprise, Carmelo Anthony’s wife LaLa, has gone to her Instagram account to respond to Jordan Crawford.
Love it LaLa. Let him know he’s nothin’ but a bench warmer.
The post LaLa Responds To Jordan Crawford appeared first on Total Sports Blog.
On Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony and his band of knuckleheads dressed in all black for the "funeral" of the Boston Celtics, their first-round playoff opponent, despite the tactlessness of such a gesture two weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings.
So today let's clad ourselves in green and cheer for the Celtics -- and for some karma to catch up with the Knicks.
It was crazy reading the thoughts of Knicks nation this game. It went from smack-talking and nervous confidence to just plain nervousness, misery and Celtic /Ref hate. I love reading Knick fan comments, I hope you guys chuckle as much as I did.
1) The happiest days of my life
3. Whenever Paul Pierce’s ratface retires
2) Who else is pounding...
Jeff Green's dunk leads to 2004 AL Championship Series Red Sox / Yankees talk.
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Tempers flared following the Celtics 92-86 win over the Knicks on Wednesday night as Jordan Crawford, Carmelo Anthony, D.J. White and Raymond Felton exchanged words. Crawford appeared to trash talk Carmelo Anthony on his way to the locker room which caused a reaction from Felton and White who then had to be restrained by teammates.
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