The Best Carmelo Anthony quotes

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He’s one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history, a champion and an Olympic gold medalist. But his journey to success wasn’t always easy. From living as a homeless child on the streets of New York City to being drafted to play for the Orlando Magic, Carmelo Anthony has had some challenges that he has overcome with hard work and perseverance.
Anthony grew up in Brooklyn and played at Syracuse University before entering the 2003 NBA Draft. He was selected third overall by Denver Nuggets but traded to the Knicks midway through that season.
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About Carmelo Anthony

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May 29, 1984

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Listed Height:
6 Ft 7 In

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Listed Weight:
238 Lb

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High School:
Towson Catholic


I’m me. I’m just out there being myself. I like having fun. But at the same time, I bring everybody together. So I’m really––or I try to be––like the glue of the team. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Family time is the best time. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I wanted to make the lightest shoe possible, but still be able to perform at the same time. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I smile all the time, even when I’m in a bad mood. I always try to keep a smile on my face. β€” Carmelo Anthony

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I’m a classical type of guy. Whatever’s out at that point in time, I like it. I just put my own twist on it, and we go from there. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I’m laid back, I take my time, get the job done. Lebron is high flying, dunking, passing the ball well. He’s getting the job done, too. But we’re different. β€” Carmelo Anthony

We all need that sometimes, to get re–sparked again. Sometimes it’s different influences and different motivations; sometimes we’ve got to go and get back to the basics. β€” Carmelo Anthony


I know I’m not a selfish player. People around me know I’m not a selfish player. I do everything I can to make people around me understand I’m not a selfish player. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I think I am a smarter player now. β€” Carmelo Anthony

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I have my own identity as a player. β€” Carmelo Anthony

As a good player in the inner city, you’re always hearing people saying that you’re better than you really are and that you don’t have to do things like everybody else. β€” Carmelo Anthony


I understand the NBA and the role I play on my team. I know that I have to play a leadership role and do whatever I have to do to win. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Man, I think the sky is the limit for this team. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Allen Iverson is a ball hog. You will never win a championship with him on your team. β€” Carmelo Anthony

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I think people fail to realize that teams and organizations have been stacking teams since way back in the day. β€” Carmelo Anthony


People look at me like I’m on my way out of the game. I’m just getting started. β€” Carmelo Anthony

It’s easier for me to let the game just come to me. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I know there’s a lot of pressure, but I’m just going to go out and play my game. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I just don’t want to get used to feeling this feeling, you know, losing basketball games. β€” Carmelo Anthony

people look at me like i m on my way out of the game i m just getting started Carmelo Anthony quote

We’re still getting better as a team. We’re still learning how to play basketball as a team and how to win tough games. β€” Carmelo Anthony

These close games that we’re losing, the teams are not beating us. We’re kind of beating ourselves. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I know what It felt lIke to be at the bottom and what It feels lIke to be at the top of the game as well. β€” Carmelo Anthony

The new guys bring energy, intensity and emotion. The last couple games, they showed what they can bring to the team. β€” Carmelo Anthony

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When I was young, I was sold on winning. I was always serious on the court. As I got older, I realized that it was just a basketball game. Just go out there and have fun. β€” Carmelo Anthony

it s easier for me to let the game just come to me Carmelo Anthony quote

I want to win the game. I dont worry about taking over the game unless I have to. β€” Carmelo Anthony

No one is perfect. I know there is stuff that I need to work on, and not just one thing, but my game overall. Everything can get better. β€” Carmelo Anthony

This was on my vision board. To run out there and be hitting game winners, getting the fans riled up. When they’re stomping on the floor yelling ‘New York Knicks’–that’s a great feeling. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Inspiring Phrases From Carmelo Anthony

Any decision I make is the biggest decision of my life. β€” Carmelo Anthony

You just got ta believe, i have never been a quitter in my life or in my career. β€” Carmelo Anthony

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Look, I won in high school, I won a national championship in college, I want to win one in the NBA. But winning a gold medal, I don’t think anything can top that. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Always stay true to yourself. Some people will like it, some people won’t. Life goes on. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I think everybody has their own unique style. β€” Carmelo Anthony

I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there, but that doesn’t matter to me. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Every year it’s been people saying I can’t do this or I can’t do that. Y’all will see something different, I can tell you that. β€” Carmelo Anthony

you just got ta believe i have never been a quitter in my life or in my career Carmelo Anthony quote

Various Statements From Carmelo Anthony

Nobody should expect more of you than you expect of yourself. β€” Carmelo Anthony

As long as you stay true to yourself and to who you are, you ain’t in nobody’s way. β€” Carmelo Anthony

Life is a risk. β€” Carmelo Anthony

It’s too late for me to get married before I’m famous. You never know people’s intentions. β€” Carmelo Anthony


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