"Carmelo Anthony Retires After 19 Years of Dominance: NBA and Former Teams Pay Tribute"
Carmelo Anthony has announced his retirement from the NBA after a memorable 19-year career. The 10-time All-Star scored a total of 26.936 points throughout his career and owns the single-game Olympic scoring record of 37. He is "arguably the greatest player in Team USA men's Olympic basketball history".
The NBA world came together to salute the veteran forward, with the NBA tweeting, "10x NBA All-Star, 6x All-NBA selection, 9th most points all-time and 75th Anniversary Team member...Thank you, Carmelo!" Atlanta Hawks, a team Anthony never even played for, tweeted, "Hell of a career. Congrats, @carmeloanthony".
At the end of the day, although Melo never won an NBA championship, his achievements are undeniable. As the Atlanta Hawks wrote in their tweet, "Legend.