Monday, November 17, 2008
Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James are "Fanilows"
"I like the 2003 Draft too, although what was up with Darko?"
Believe it or not, LeBron James listens to Barry Manilow. But he's a little fuzzy on the crooner's first name. In the Cavaliers' locker room yesterday, the Cleveland superstar was informed that his longtime friend and U.S. Olympic teammate Carmelo Anthony of Denver admitted last year that he had Barry Manilow's music on his iPod. James said his iPod probably had some Manilow, too—though he said "Brian Manilow." After teammates laughed, James corrected his mistake and joked that he was referring to Barry's cousin the first time. He searched his digital music player and came up with the Manilow tunes "Copacabana," "Mandy" and "I Am Your Child." But then James went back to listening to rap star Jay-Z.