Following a disappointing 118-110 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats, dropping the New York Knicks to 2-4 on the season, star forward Carmelo Anthony told his teammates to stick with it, according to ESPN.
“Just stick with it,” Anthony told his teammates, according to ESPN. “It can’t get no worse than this.”
“It’s going to be down a little bit after any loss,” Anthony said. “But for the most part we want to stay positive. We want to keep a positive locker room. Because once what happens out there on the basketball court starts affecting the locker room, then it’s a long battle uphill and we don’t want to start that.”
Anthony scored 32 points in the Knicks’ loss. The team, who traded away a bevy of young talent to acquire the 27-year-old superstar, has high hopes this season that they can bring the first championship to New York since the Knicks won it in 1973.
Last season the Knicks finished 42-40, but were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in four games in the first round of the playoffs.