Found August 20, 2012 on Eye On Sports with Eric Williams:
New York Knocks selfish scorer Carmelo
Anthony has never seen a shot he doesn't like!
Hey Eye On Sports NBA fanatics, would someone please tell me what New York Knicks often-enigmatic forward Carmelo Anthony is talking about!
Just over a week ago, Anthony came out with some head-scratching comments about how he’s been viewed as ‘selfish’ ever since coming back from an injury to destroy the momentum of the then, revitalized, ‘Linsanity-led’ New York Knicks last season.
“Let’s be frank about it,” he said. “When it comes to the Knicks, we’re talking about one particular point in time. We’re talking about the whole ‘Linsanity’ thing. That’s when it started. That’s when it started to escalate as far as people saying I was selfish.
“Lin came and we started winning games and then we started losing games, and they could only point to one thing, which is me, the leader of the team. They’re not going to point to Amar’e.
They’re not going to point to (guard) Iman Shumpert. They’re going to point to me. I accept that. It doesn’t bother me.”
Well, apparently, for Melo to still be talking about last season’s events, it does bother him. Second, Carmelo, you do know that talk about you being a ball-hogging selfish gunner started a long time ago, like, let’s say by your third year with the Denver Nuggets.
Maybe it’s me Eye On Sports NBA fans, but I’m a bit amazed that Anthony either doesn’t know – or more likely – doesn’t want to believe that he’s been viewed as a selfish gunner for the majority of his career.
No doubt, the man can score the ball like few others on the face of the planet, but Anthony has also never seen a pass he’d like to throw – and the word defense – is just some whimsical fairy tale in his world. 
I’m sorry, but guess what Carmelo?
The talk about you being selfish, started long before Jeremy Lin turned around a team that had been floundering the minute you got injured – and one that quickly reverted back to its mediocre ways upon your return.
You can try to blame that on ‘Linsanity’ all you want ‘Melo, but the fact of the matter is that the whole world, not just NBA fans, saw that fact for themselves firsthand. 

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