Sorry, folks. Carmelo Anthony isn’t walking through that door.
Kevin Love still might be, though, which is why Boston Celtics fans should stay focused on the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star forward for now. With Love making no secret of his weekend tour of Boston, some intrepid message-board poster decided to up the ante by adding Anthony’s name to the mix.
No matter how much attention the Anthony-to-Celtics rumor has gotten, however, at the moment it appears to be completely fabricated. It is fun to talk about — any reason to talk Celtics in June is welcome — but that’s all.
NESN.com Celtics/NBA editor Ben Watanabe welcomed MassLive Celtics beat writer Jay King to analyze the origin of the bogus Anthony rumor and discuss why Celtics fans still should be cautiously optimistic about their team’s chances at landing Love.
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