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Video: ‘Melo stretches acting chops on “Nurse Jackie”

Apr 16, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT

WARNING: If you are easily offended by language do not push play. This is a cable show, they don’t have to censor.

Carmelo Anthony was on Nurse Jackie — the Showtime show about a pill-popping nurse played by Mrs. Soprano (who would probably prefer to be known as Edie Falco) — and had to extend his acting range out to play a professional baseball player. Melo was pretty convincing, and a bunch of MLB pitchers caught the episode then went to bed dreaming of hitters with strike zones that large.

Hat tip to the boys at The Basketball Jones.

  1. 4thquartermagic - Apr 16, 2012 at 7:57 PM

    Meh, I’ve after watching him “act” like he truly wants to win more then he wants fame and fortune for the last 3 years, I can say this was an average performance for Melo.

    He’s getting better at pretending to play defense though.

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