Former NBA star Carmelo Anthony announced Monday he is retiring from professional basketball.
“But now the time has come for me to say goodbye,” the 10-time All-Star said in a video published on his social media. “To the court where I made my name, to the game that gave me purpose and pride.”
After 19 NBA seasons, Carmelo Anthony announces he has retired from basketball. A 10-time All-Star, voted on the 75 Greatest Anniversary team and one of the game's greatest scorers ever.
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Breaking: Carmelo Anthony has announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons via social media. pic.twitter.com/c6a7WNcjRN
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