Knicks' Carmelo Anthony: 'The fans are dying, we’re dying'

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Friday December 26th, 2014

Carmelo Anthony said he feels "what the fans are feeling" after the Knicks fell, 102-91, to the Washington Wizards on Christmas Day, according to a report from ESPN New York's Ian Begley.

The loss, the sixth in a row for New York, dropped the Knicks to 5-26, the second worst record in the Eastern Conference. New York ranks 27th in the league in defensive efficiency and 23rd in offensive efficiency, according to

Over 27 games this season, Anthony has averaged 24.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists. ​

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From the report:

“I feel what the fans are feeling,” Anthony said after the Knicks fell to 5-26 following a Christmas Day loss to the Wizards. 

"The fans are dying, we’re dying. We’re out there, we’re not producing. We didn’t expect, I didn’t expect to be sitting at 5-26," he said. "So as much as I feel for the fans, I feel for us going through it, too. I don’t expect nobody to feel sorry for us, I don’t expect nobody to feel sorry for me." 

Earlier this week, teammate J.R. Smith referred to this season as a "nightmare." The Knicks face the Kings in Sacramento on Saturday.

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