Melo a no-show during loss -- and after

Anthony goes AWOL, hiding in team bus following his worst performance as a Knick

Updated: March 19, 2011, 5:40 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- If you are looking for an explanation from Carmelo Anthony for his worst game as a member of the New York Knicks, read no further. He didn't provide one.

Instead, he bolted for the team bus and stayed there, hiding. A Knicks team official later passed along word that Anthony would not be emerging to face the music.

"Any time you lose against Detroit, out of respect to them they're a pretty good ball team, but they're not in the playoff hunt and we are, and we're ...

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