New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony Gets All Over Slam For Top 50 Ranking 1
Oct 4, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during a game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony did not like his No. 15 ranking in Slam’s Top 50 entering the season. He also let them know about it.

Melo ain’t happy folks, and he’s let us all know about it.

Slam, a credible basketball source for many decades, has come out with their annual Top 50 rankings for the brand spanking new 2016-17 NBA campaign. All was going well until the No. 15 spot came to light.

The man for the No. 15 spot is New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony.

#SLAMTop50 No. 15: Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

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Many fans couldn’t believe the ranking of No. 15 for Melo. What’s worse is Melo, himself, couldn’t believe it.

Commenting through his own Instagram account, Melo called out Slam:


His own personal Instagram account, @carmeloanthony, had these specific words for Slam:

“Slam Online lost all credibility in my eyes.”

Shots fired. Only time will tell whether Slam undersold Melo.

H/T Instagram, slamonline

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