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Antoine Mason's father knows best

Anthony Mason provides tough love to son, who paces MAAC-leading Niagara

Originally Published: January 31, 2013
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

"You suck."

That was the brutal truth from a father who expected more.

Those were the harsh words of man who scrapped and fought during a 13-year NBA career.

That was the response Anthony Mason, the former New York Knicks standout, offered when his son Antoine, now a sophomore star for Niagara, became disheartened by poor performances on the New York City circuit when he was in high school.

Convinced that Antoine had become a bit overconfident ...

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