British Tabloid Mistakes Dikembe Mutombo For ‘Nicks’ Star Carmelo Anthony (Photo)

We don’t expect the folks across the pond to know much about American basketball, but we figured they knew how to use Google.

British tabloid The Sun failed so hard on a story about the NBA on Wednesday that they almost won. In attempting to write about Prince Harry meeting Dikembe Mutombo, The Sun misidentified the 7-foot-2 former basketball player as “New York Nicks star” Carmelo Anthony.

Prince Harry Dikembe Mutombo

Anthony was at the same event as Mutombo — an awards reception for a coaching program sponsored by the NBA and the Royal Foundation — ahead of the Knicks’ Thursday matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks in London.

Nice try, though, The Sun. You’ll get ’em next time.

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