If Carmelo Anthony keeps eating right, the New York Knicks might just be a contender for the NBA title.
After ending a two-week fast that caused him some sluggishness on the basketball court, Anthony has resumed eating normally, and it showed Thursday.
The star forward scored 26 points - 18 of them in the first half - to help the Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 102-87 in the third regular-season NBA game to be played in the O2 Arena.
''I felt better than I was the last couple of games,'' Anthony said. ''I'm back eating right. Eating what I'm supposed to be eating.''
Although it was an away game for the Knicks (25-13), they certainly had the crowd behind them while playing at the same venue in which Anthony helped the United States win the Olympic gold medal in August.
Just playing the Pistons (14-25) at the O2 brought back some happy memories.
''It felt good out there,'' Anthony said. ''I definitely had some flashbacks out there. Running out there on the court, just being in t...