Knicks coach: Stop chanting for Melo

Updated: February 11, 2011, 8:51 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni sent a subtle message to fans on Thursday: Stop chanting for Carmelo Anthony; it's affecting my players.

The Knicks coach said the Garden crowd's chants of "We Want Me-Lo" on Wednesday night had a negative impact on some the Knicks during their loss to the Clippers.

"It's not good. There's no doubt about it," D'Antoni said. "It affects some of the players without a doubt."

Knicks fans started the "We Want Me-Lo" chant with about ...

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