Knicks’ Melo a Fan of St. Raymond’s Point Guard Isaiah Washington, Who Will Be in SNY Invitational
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Two days before St. Raymond’s was set to play New York Catholic league rival Bishop Loughlin on January 13th, Isaiah Washington called up Carmelo Anthony and let him know about the game.
Sure enough, when game day arrived, Anthony turned up at the St. Raymond’s gym along with fellow Knicks Brandon Jennings and Kyle O’Quinn and rising Def Jam recording artist Dave East.
“I had spoke to Melo and another good friend that knows Melo and they said they was going to come through,” the 6-foot-1, 185-pound Washington, who runs with the New Heights AAU program, told SNY.tv by phone.
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.