Carmelo Anthony Rips Fan for Questioning His ‘Elite’ Status on Instagram

Carmelo Anthony Rips Fan for Questioning His ‘Elite’ Status on Instagram

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Carmelo Anthony has had a lot of criticism throughout his career because of his lack of championship rings. He has been called a great player, super star, and many other high praised statuses. One fan questions whether Anthony is ‘elite’ status on Instagram and Carmelo took it upon himself to personally reply to the Instagram post:

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After Zach Lowe from Grantland reported that the Knicks are getting closer to trading Carmelo Anthony, Anthony replied on Instagram to try and quiet all the commotion around the media:

I should throw the ball at you clowns!!!! I hear the whispers!!!! ??? #StayMe7o

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Carmelo certainly has his work cut out this season for him with the Knicks looking like another non-playoff team. With all this talk and chatter through social media, it will only fuel the flames of expectations when it comes to the 2015-2016 NBA season. Will Carmelo Anthony still play at an elite level? Time will only tell.