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Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

Posted on: February 12, 2011 4:03 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

Carmelo Anthony has been playing really well lately. In February, with the trade rumors really heating up, Carmelo is averging 32.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game on 56 percent shooting from the field and a sizzling 55 percent from 3.

He's been saying since all of this started that he just had to put all of that out of his mind and play. He's never let up and never given any indication to the Nuggets that he wasn't giving everything he had. He's always said that while he's a Nugget, he's going to play hard for them.

A lot of people have taken notice of Melo's remarkable focus, as well as Melo himself. Via Chris Tomasson's Twitter Anthony said, "I take my hat off to myself for dealing with all this stuff that’s going on and still be able to go out and play at the high level.''

You've got to love that line. I take my hat off to myself. Not "I give myself a little credit" or "I've surprised myself," but instead he's hat-tipping himself. That's good stuff.

More Melo: "I don't think an average person can walk in my shoes. I don't think that."

Carmelo Anthony: Not an average person. He may walk among mortals, but he is a king of men and a god of basketball. You think Carmelo knows that it's not like he's playing through a horrifying disease, but it's just some trade rumors, that he, in fact, kind of started? Eh, don't ruin his moment.

Really though, Melo does deserve credit for busting his rear the past few weeks. He hasn't given up on the Nuggets and he's playing like he'll be there the rest of the seaon. No matter what, he's always just said he's waiting for the summer to evaluate options. We know what that really means, but he's still in Denver and he's still playing.
Category: NBA
Comments

Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2011 6:23 pm
 

Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

Who do these punks think they are? Their mothers should take them by the ear and send them to their room for a few hours. They make millions for playing a game and somehow think their meaning in life is more valuable than doctors , scientists and those on humanitarian missions in inner cities and around the world.

They are highly paid entertainers who think far too much of themselves- that's all.



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: February 13, 2011 4:49 am
 

Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

What a head case. That's one reason why I don't think he'll ever be wearing the ring he desires.



Since: May 9, 2010
Posted on: February 12, 2011 6:35 pm
 

Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

Nauseating stuff. He forgets that in the end his rotting, stinking body will be eaten by maggots in a cold dark grave. And his bones will subsequently turn to dust as the decades, centuries, and millennia pass. And his memory will be blotted out on earth.



Since: Feb 15, 2007
Posted on: February 12, 2011 6:07 pm
 

Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

"I don't think an average person can walk in my shoes. I don't think that."
Without basketball, he'd be asking me for dollar.



Since: Dec 16, 2006
Posted on: February 12, 2011 4:59 pm
 

Melo: 'I take my hat off to myself'

I'm so glad to hear that Melo has no self-esteem issues. <sarcasm>


philsfan1
Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: February 12, 2011 4:51 pm
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