I’m not a thug. I’m not a gangster. I’m a basketball player, but at the same time, I’m a gentleman. I do do good stuff. It just so happens this (DVD) came out. I thought I was taking steps forwards, but this put me two steps backwards.”

On the DVD, Anthony laughs and says something inaudible when someone asks if he threw his Olympics medal in a lake. He reiterated Friday that the medal is safely stored at his mother’s home in Baltimore.

(Bodie, unidentified white guy, Wallace and Poot can all vouch for ‘Melo’s lack of street cred)