Amar’e Stoudemire denies he was talking about Carmelo Anthony

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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: