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“I know him and I don’t think he would just say something to be saying it,” Anthony said of James, his close friend. “Whatever was said, I’m pretty Authentic James Carpenter Jersey sure it hit home and he responded to it. I don’t know exactly what was said.”
Anthony said he doesn’t think Jackson meant to use the word “posse” in a racial connotation, but he also didn’t want to speak on Jackson’s behalf.
Anthony added that he isn’t concerned with how the James-Jackson interaction may impact the way free agents view the Knicks in future offseasons.
“No, that don’t worry me,” he said. “I don’t Authentic Jarvis Jenkins Jersey really know what was the gist of the conversation, what was the topic or why Phil was even talking about LeBron in the first place. I don’t think we play them anytime soon. It’s a whole month away.”
The Knicks next play the Cavs at home on Dec. 7.
“I missed shots,” Harden said.
Asked about the double-teams causing him problems, Harden shook that off, too.
“Normal, I still was able to make passes,” he said. “A couple of passes we missed, but normal game, just didn’t make shots, especially down the stretch like we needed to, and that was it.”
With two Thunder defenders on the ball, that meant more open looks for the Rockets. Ryan Anderson and Trevor Ariza missed seven each. Eric Gordon missed nine, and Harden himself went 0-for-3 on uncontested shots.
As the game began to slip away from the Rockets, they reverted back to isolation basketball — Harden dribbling and dribbling and dribbling. When he did pass, the Rockets had open looks, only to misfire.
“Regardless if it moved enough or not, we still got the looks that we like, the looks that we’re going to take,” Ariza said. “Unfortunately, we didn’t hit them tonight.”