My friend's roommate freshman year of college was this girl who managed to work into every conversation-- I swear, EVERY conversation-- that she had gotten into Columbia or Yale or whatever but went to our school because she got scholarship money or something. I don't remember the details, I just remember that we heard CONSTANTLY that this girl could have been somewhere better if she wanted to. She wouldn't let us forget it.
I love Carmelo Anthony, I'm thrilled he's still a Knick, and I think he is, too, but jeez, dude. From the Post:
A new documentary detailing his two-week free-agent odyssey in July depicts how close Carmelo Anthony was to requesting a sign-and-trade to join Chicago, saying, "There was one point in time I was like, ‘Oh, I'm going.'''
"It came down to Chicago and New York,'' Anthony said during the program. "Chicago was the one from Day 1 [and] was something I was very impressed with. They were looking for someone like me to come in and take them to the next level. So it was perfect.
"It was a perfect setup and perfect fit for me in Chicago. But also I had to think about just living in Chicago. Do I want to live in Chicago? Do I want to take everything I created in New York and move all of that? It came down to that. But there was one point in time I was like, ‘Oh, I'm going.'''
Melo's an adult who makes decisions on his own for whatever reasons he pleases ... and I feel like we keep hearing that over and over again. We get it. You could have been with someone way cooler and hotter and more successful, but you stayed with us. Maybe it had only a little to do with the prospect of basketball success. Maybe it was more convenient. Maybe we provide more opportunities for exciting digital business technology investment strategy plans. Maybe the pizza's just better here. This is all valid. Completely. I just ... I'm a little tired of hearing it.
I will not be watching that documentary.