After two years, in Portland, Carmelo Anthony proved he can still be an NBA contributor. His play, there, led to him signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Finally, Melo and LeBron James are teammates.
Carmelo Anthony was the third draft pick, in the 2003 NBA Draft. He joined the Denver Nuggets, turning them into playoff contenders. Anthony led Denver to the Conference Finals, in 2009, losing to Kobe Bryant’s Lakers.
Recently, Carmelo Anthony sat down with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, for “All The Smoke.” During the interview, he spoke on his relationships with Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. He’d also discuss his time with the Nuggets, Knicks, and Trail Blazers.