Carmelo Anthony Comments on Meeting with Phil Jackson, Future with Knicks

January 18th, 2017 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

One day after Phil Jackson met with Carmelo Anthony to discuss the nine-time All-Star's present and future with the New York Knicks, Anthony spoke about what happened between the two. 

"The conversation wasn't that long," Anthony said, per ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk. "We didn't break bread. We didn't have an hour's conversation. It was a short conversation."'s Ramona Shelburne reported after the meeting between the two that Anthony "reaffirmed" his desire to be with the Knicks when Jackson asked him if he wanted to remain with the team.

As for Anthony's response on Wednesday, he did note having to answer questions about trade rumors getting to him.

"You get tired of it," he said. "I have to face you all every day. I'm the one that got to have all the answers. I'm the one that got to kind of make up something. Even when I don't want to talk to you all, I still talk to you all. It happens. That's part of the job."

Per Steve Popper of The Record, Anthony didn't have the warmest response when asked about being on the same page as Jackson: "We converse when we converse. We talk wh ...

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