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Amar’e Stoudemire denies he was talking about Carmelo Anthony

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: (L-R) Jeremy Lin #17, Amare Stoudemire #1, Carmelo Anthony #7 and Steve Novak #16 of the New York Knicks celebrate in the second half against the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden on March 20, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

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Amar’e Stoudemire appeared to unload on Carmelo Anthony about Jeremy Lin and the Knicks’ struggles.

To be fair, Stoudemire never used Melo’s name – though reporters did in some questions Stoudemire was responding to.

Stoudemire, via Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald:

“I never mentioned his name once,” Stoudemire said Wednesday. “We’re close friends, family. Our kids were born a couple months apart. Our wives are very close friends. He knows I wasn’t talking about him.”

Also, these tweets aren’t about Stoudemire: