Knicks Carmelo Anthony Makes A Plea for Gun Control After The Cleanthony Early Shooting

Carmelo Anthony Makes A Plea

By Jack Barnes

In the wake of a teammate being robbed and shot by masked thugs, Carmelo Anthony made a plea for gun control during a session with reporters that provided both compassion for the victim and insight into the dangers of celebrity life.

“(Gun control) is just something we have to do,” said Anthony, who was part of the NBA’s video campaign against gun violence released on Christmas. “We have to figure it out.”

Coach Derek Fisher, GM Steve Mills and the Knicks’ head of security John Donohue addressed the players just hours after reserve swingman Cleanthony Early was shot in the knee outside of a Queens strip club Wednesday at around 4 a.m. Read More…

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