Carmelo Anthony rips U.S. government for turning back on Puerto Rico
Posted by Tony Smith on February 12th, 2019
Carmelo Anthony includes a message for your United States government.
During his Saturday appearance on "The Van Jones Show" on CNN, the star forward went off about the institution that "completely turned their back" on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the island as they continues to raise NBA Live Mobile Coins awareness for disaster relief.
"Puerto Rico is portion of this country and I just felt such as the government completely turned their back, you realize, thus to their island," Anthony said. "It hurt ... they're American citizens."
A Puerto Rico native, Anthony wrote a piece in The Players’ Tribune titled “Puerto Rico Needs Our Help” shortly following storm struck in September and makes numerous trips to help as a direct consequence that left thousands dead and millions without power for months.
"We sent, you understand, airplanes on the bottom with supplies," Anthony added. "We had the provision stuff on the ... you realize, on the port; we couldn't get involved. We had to produce calls and -- it was only a lot. It only agreed to be sad we had to undergo (that) ... so that you can help people."
Anthony was traded from your Knicks towards the Thunder in September but was dealt for the Hawks earlier this year, though Atlanta is required to waive the 34-year-old veteran after the trade is complete.
He is then likely to sign a one-year veteran minimum deal together with the Rockets. By the way, if you are interested to buy cheap NBA Mobile Coins for sale, stay tuned for more at mmoah.