Phil Jackson takes another shot at Carmelo: 'You don't change the spot on a leopard'

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What does Phil Jackson's cryptic Carmelo Anthony tweet accomplish?
Wednesday February 8th, 2017

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson went on social media to take another shot at Carmelo Anthony after a Bleacher Report article criticized the Knicks forward.

The column, written by Kevin Ding, goes into detail about Anthony's relationship with Jackson and suggests that Anthony doesn't have a desire to win.

Jackson makes references to Michael Graham in the tweet, who played for Jackson when he coached the Albany Patroons of Continental Basketball Association in the mid-80's.

Jackson has said that he had trouble connecting with Graham and the team ended up releasing him.

Anthony has repeatedly said that he hasn't considered waiving his no-trade clause before the NBA's trade deadline on Feb. 23.

Anthony, 32, is due to make $26.24 million and $27.9 million in each of the next two seasons as part of the five-year, $124 million contract he signed in 2014.

His name has been brought up in trade rumors, specifically after reports surfaced about the Knicks attempting to trade the nine-time All-Star to Cleveland for All-Star forward Kevin Love.

The Cavaliers say they have no interest in trading Love.

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