The Melo Rules

by May 28, 2009

For the Lakers, it means throwing everything at him (including the kitchen sink): ”The Lakers ain’t going to let me beat them. That’s just the way it is,’ Anthony said. ‘Every time I get it, I’m seeing two, three, four people at a time. So I take it as a sign of respect. If they were out there and backing off me and not even worrying about me, then I take it as disrespect.’ According to his analysis, the Lakers must have the utmost respect for his play because they have clamped down on Anthony and chopped into his effectiveness. In the last three games, including Wednesday night, Anthony is 16-of-52 (30.7 percent) from the field. But there is no drop in his confidence. He still says the Nuggets have a good shot at the series.”