Well, this was more than a little weird. And not to mention, scary. Thankfully, ‘Melo returned to action and finished out the game:
Tags: Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
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So, now Anthony had a death grip, y’all. He died for 3 seconds. Hah! AND DIDN’T EVEN LEAVE THE BUILDING!!! All these possible scenarios should be observed at a hospital.
Everyone in the building knew he was full of it. Then played last night, AND looked good. So much for being seriously injured with a death grip.
I pray for ‘Melo and for his entire family. And for Earl/JR. And for there to be more peace on these message boards. Get well everybody. C’s are taking it AAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!
I’ve never heard of that, thanks for the information because the holding his wrist thing was the most suspect part of the situation for me. Initially, he just looked pissed, in my opinion, but given all the comments about it from the team staff and from him, I’m willing to retract my earlier heated comments and say that he may have passed out.
i never said i knew how serious the injury was. I dont kno and neither do you. Bottom line, theres no way a person can lay perfectly still with guys running around their heads u idiot. If he wakes up and feels like he can shake it off and go back and help his team get a much needed win then that doesnt mean he was faking. He was clearly out of it. Getting knocked out doesnt mean you cant come back into the game. I could see if he went into a coma or something. Maybe you should just watch the video again.
i’m willing to assume that there are no EMT’S on this site. faking it or not faking it stop play. What happens if u stop play and heis faking it? The game goes on.
What happens if you don’t stop play and he’s not faking it? Are you willing to play with someone life like that? What if it wasnt his head it was a stroke or minor seizure
guys guys.. can’t he just have tweaked his neck as in suddenly strained the nerve a bit? no one here’s ever had that or heard of that? the initial pain and numbness is paralyzing and can last quite a bit of time. but once you rub it out and rest a bit, it goes away.
@wtf: “He was totally out of it”. When Horace Grant Kicked Magic Johnson in the head, he went to the hospital for observation. And, he was still conscious. Played the next game. This guy (“Caremel”) acts like he’s dead, and he comes back and finishes the game. Does that make sense to you? If it does, I’m not the idiot.
I was watching this game, and context may provide a clue. OKC had put on a huge run, thanks in large part to highly suspect officiating. Now I am one of the biggest ‘Melo endorsers around, but the timing and nature of the injury seemed pretty suspect. Was he hurt? Probably. Could he have gotten to his feet? Maybe. Was he pissed about a littany of non-calls going against him and his team? Almost certainly. For me, this incident smacked of regression. ‘Melo seemed to be making such big strides over the past year, but he did look like that spoiled brat again against the Thunder (then again a few nights later against “damn I can’t remember”). If he doesn’t get over this sh!t he won’t be in the playoffs very long. Somebody please tell him that nobody is going to help him win a Ch’ip (unlike LeBron or Kobe). If he wins, it will be in spite of the league and its officials. Fvck the dumb sh!t, go hard, Dun.
seriously, can nba refs get any worse? T him up, but stop the f’n game!
I just watched the video. The play should have definitely been stopped! He was hurt. Neck injuries are nothing to mess with. I hope he’s OK. He’s a great player!
Why wasn’t a three second violation called?
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