The relationship between Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks president Phil Jackson appears to be rather frosty these days. It might just have frozen solid after Anthony responded to an article written by Jackson’s long-time friend Charlie Rosen. According to the New York Daily News, Anthony was asked about the article in which Rosen suggested Carmelo had “outlived his usefulness in New York”. Although Anthony understood the article was not written by Jackson, he felt the closeness of his and Rosen’s relationship warranted something strong. Via NYDN: When asked to respond to that particular line the article, Anthony said: “If that’s the case than that’s what’s coming from that side I guess it’s
Joel Embiid will remain on a minutes restriction, whether he likes it or not. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown all but ended that discussion after Tuesday’s practice, telling reporters Embiid’s 28-minute cap isn’t likely to increase for the remainder of the 2016-17 season.
Maurice Watson Jr. “heard it pop.” And although postgame testing suggested otherwise, Watson’s initial instinct was, unfortunately, correct. An MRI showed Tuesday that Creighton’s senior point guard, the nation’s leader in assists, tore the ACL in his left knee during the first half of Monday’s win over Xavier. Watson announced the news on social media, and Creighton later confirmed it in a press release.