NBA lockout vindicates Carmelo Anthony's strategy

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks looks

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Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks looks on against the Boston Celtics during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

The fact that the NBA lockout so far resulted in the cancellation of the first two weeks of the season isn’t appealing to Carmelo Anthony, but it does allow him to drink a tall glass of vindication.

“I think I did the right thing,” Anthony told reporters Wednesday while promoting the release of his new Jordan Brand sneaker, Melo 8, in Manhattan.

Throughout most of last season, Anthony...

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