The New York Knicks suffered through a franchise-worst 17-65 record last season and with it comes plenty of flack from their struggling fan base.
But when one fan questioned Carmelo Anthony's dedication to the game, the Knicks' superstar fired back, saying he's happy to be in New York and is looking forward to the direction that the Knicks' organization is moving toward and isn't looking to be traded.
“Shows how little you know about me. Staying in NY shows that I do care. If I would have left, what would you have said then? 'Oh, Melos wack for leaving. He turned his back on NY'. FOH. You are stuck with me buddy. Deal with it," Melo wrote in a scathing response, as part of a question-and-answer session with fans on his Instagram account Tuesday. "If you want me gone, I'll personally walk you into the front office so you can plead your case of the Knicks trading me. Hope you have bail money bc they might have you arrested for Disturbing the Peace.”
When another fan encouraged Anthony to shun negativity and "trust the process," Melo responded by saying that's the "best thing I've heard all day."
Last summer, Anthony signed a five-year, $124 million contract extension with the Knicks, but it started on a sour note with the star small forward having season-ending knee surgery in February and the Knicks finishing with a dismal 17 wins.
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