Have you noticed that Carmelo Anthony has been getting off to slow starts recently? Well, according to the man himself, fasting may be to blame. Yes, that's right. Fasting. Melo recently admitted that he has been going through a 15-day fast, similar to the one Carmelo did while he was playing for the Nuggets.  

“I usually do it to get some clarity in my life and spiritual reasons,” Anthony said after going for 27 points and seven boards as the Knicks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 100-87 win over the New Orleans Hornets. “But I’m done now….

“It’s a long story, man,” he said of his fast. “I haven’t had a good meal in about two and a half weeks. No meats, no carbs, anything like that. So I don’t know how I was out there competing at high level. It’s been some games this past week where your body just feels depleted out there and you’re trying to find a way to get some energy.

“But I surrender, I’m done. I’m going to get some food right now.”

Might we suggest Honey Nut Cheerios? We hear it tastes pretty good. #itwritesitself   

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[via Pro Basketball Talk]