British newspaper thinks Dikembe Mutombo is Carmelo Anthony

Wednesday January 14th, 2015

The NBA is about as popular in England as cricket is America, so you'd expect the British media to have a few problems covering this week's Knicks-Bucks game. But a quick Google search would have alerted The Sun that this is not Carmelo Anthony.

That, of course, is retired NBA star Dikembe Mutombo. He's standing next to one member of the British royal family. Like The Sun, we're not going to use Google to find out who it is. It's either William or Harry. 

Carmelo Anthony meets Prince Harry

The full story on The Sun's website does include a picture of Carmelo (shown above), but as of 6:30 p.m. ET, The Sun hasn't bothered to correct the tweet. The story also misspells New York's nickname as the "Nicks," but whatever.

Mutombo must be sick to his stomach. Being associated with these Knicks is incredibly embarrassing.

- Dan Gartland

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