No matter what Carmelo Anthony tries to tell you, the fact remains that he wanted Mike D’Antoni gone.If for some reason you can’t fathom that Anthony could possible feel that way, all you need to do is look at how he’s carried himself since D’Antoni resigned. He’s saying the right things, doing the right things, and most importantly, he’s pretty much admitted that he’s giving more effort, especially on the defensive end, than he ever did under D’Antoni.
An upbeat Anthony spoke after practice Monday about his newfound commitment to defense, Woodson’s rallying cry, and his desire to see his teammates succeed. Not just himself.
“I think in the last three games, my focus was to have an energy that I haven’t had so far this season, especially on the defensive end,” he said. “Everybody on this team knows, everybody in the world knows I can score the basketball. It’s not that important to me.”
Well, that’s certainly a new Carmelo Anthony.
“When he got the job, I told him, ‘Hold me