BALTIMORE - Among the hundreds marching in Baltimore in support of Freddie Gray was the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, a Baltimore native.

"We're being heard. We've just got to be careful to do it the right way. We can't become violent ... we've got to be patient," Anthony said.

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Ravens coach John Harbaugh, his players and former star linebacker Ray Lewis visited two Baltimore schools Thursday to help urge calm.

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Violence escalated Monday after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries while in police custody.