‘Melo buys art — then Hibbert seves it

Carmelo Anthony sports himself as a bit of an art aficionado. So

does Roy Hibbert. We’re not sure they should be sharing a studio

anytime soon, though.

First, on Tuesday night, Anthony, whose well-documented playoff

failures have become exacerbated in recent times by the success of

LeBron James, recently spent another free June reportedly dropping

$27,000 on …


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According to the



New York Post , Anthony on Tuesday night won the

Muhammad Ali print in an auction in the Big Apple, seated with

Tommy Hilfiger and Swizz Beatz at the Gordon Parks Awards dinner

and auction.

“I am big into the art world. I am still learning,

I’ve bought a lot of different artists. As far as collecting

just one, I am trying to take my time and get some art I feel

genuine towards,” he told the paper.

Then on Thursday, Hibbert, whose late-game block of an Anthony

dunk attempt became the signature play of this postseason —

and perhaps Melo’s career — tweeted this.

In case you missed it, that is a reference to this play to seal

Game 6 and eliminate the Knicks from the Eastern Conference