With the offseason well under way (especially if you're a member of the New York Knicks) Carmelo Anthony still found a way to lose at something tonight when he attempted to set a Guinness World Record for "most high fives in 30 seconds." To enter the book 'Melo tried to high five 130 kids, and came up short with a mere 120. Now he will forever be haunted by the shame of missing out on a record nobody knew existed.

Here's the first seven seconds of the failed attempt, it should give you a good idea of the final 23. It's not like there was a dramatic finale or anything (though we'll upload the whole video if one becomes available):


Carmelo Anthony trying to give 100 kids high fives in 30 seconds.

A video posted by Alvaro (@alvarojose57) on Jul 16, 2015 at 5:41pm PDT

Afterward he was given the terrible news, something he's more than used to over the past few years:

This understandably had the Twitter community in the mood to crack jokes, because adults with nothing better to do than watch the Kids Choice Sports Awards found it to be quite pathetic:

And finally one from a guy who clearly missed Carmelo's season at Syracuse:

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