Phil Jackson alludes to Melo in cryptic tweet

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

Phil Jackson is making little effort to quiet the almost daily trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony.

The Knicks president appeared to take a shot at the nine-time All-Star on Twitter by responding to an article written by Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding that criticized Melo for his lack of desire to win.

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Ding attempted to clear up any confusion shortly after, tweeting that Michael Graham was a former player of Jackson during the 1980s who failed to embrace the Zen Master's coaching style.

Jackson's relationship with the Anthony has quickly deteriorated this season after the former publicly complained about the latter's selfish play.

Phil Jackson alludes to Melo in cryptic tweet
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