Carmelo Anthony Announced He Is Retiring
The athletes ability to score made him one of the most feared players in the NBA.
One of the greatest scorers the NBA has ever seen, has announced his retirement from basketball at the age of 38.
Carmelo Anthony’s 19-year career included 10 NBA All-star appearances, six All-NBA selections, a scoring title and a place on the league’s 75th anniversary team.
The athletes ability to score made him one of the most feared players in the NBA and his 28,289 career points places him ninth on the All-time scoring list. As a member of Team USA, Anthony won three Olympic gold medals, and one bronze.
Anthony said, “I am forever grateful for those people and places that made me, but now the time has come for me to say goodbye to the court where I made my name to the game that gave me purpose and pride.”
While the No. 3 pick announced his retirement, No. 1 pick, LeBron James, also officially admitted that he has been thinking hard whether or not he wants to continue his playing career as well.