Not only did the Miami Heat throttle the New York Knicks for the third time in four tries this season on Sunday with a 98-81 thumping at Madison Square Garden but “Let’s Go Heat” chants engulfed the arena at the heart of New York City.
You know it's really bad when so many fans in MSG chant "let's go Heat"… https://t.co/1GV6OGYBxm
— Zac Lee (@Zaclee_nyc) February 29, 2016
“How could you not hear it?” he said.
Those three words — “Let’s go Heat!” — probably didn’t sit well with New York Knicks owner James Dolan. And they definitely didn’t sit well with Anthony.
“You’re home, you don’t want to hear that,” Anthony said. “I’m assuming they were all Miami Heat fans. I want to believe that. I want to think that. I don’t want to think it was New York Knicks fans. I was surprised. I was surprised, very surprised.”
Hassan Whiteside also stared down Melo after a vicious slam in the third quarter.
Whiteside stares down Melo 😳 https://t.co/rMTgl37Eak
— Sports Pics (@AmazingSprtsPic) February 29, 2016
Also shooting 9-of-24 from the field, it was not a good day all around for Anthony.
Let’s go Heat. Let’s go Heat. Let’s go Heat.