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Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony
Position: F
Born: 05/29/84
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:235 lbs. / 106.6 kg.
Salary: $2,159,029
Now, just over two years since being traded away, Anthony joined JJ Redick’s podcast, The Old Man and the Three, to talk about his time with Oklahoma City among other things. “For me personally, I actually really enjoyed my time at OKC. That team, I enjoyed it. Being around those guys, I enjoyed it. Granted, we didn’t do what we were supposed to do. The goal was to win with that team. We didn’t do it. We underachieved.”
Anthony would go on to talk more about the situation and how him and his other two superstar teammates would have liked to run it back and give it one more shot with Anthony on the roster. It just came down to the money and Oklahoma City looking to avoid paying the luxury tax. “And in our minds we’re just like ‘yo listen man, we’re coming back next year, we’re gonna be good. This is new to everybody. Russ, this is your team, I’m coming off an All-Star year in New York, so I’m like let’s put this all together.’ It didn’t work out. It all came down to money. I already knew what I was up against…I wish OKC would’ve worked out.”
Anthony explained during an appearance on ?The Old Man and the Three podcast with New Orleans Pelicans guard JJ Redick that Jackson rebuilt to roster with players who could fit the triangle play style, but it failed to deliver the same results it did with the 1990s Chicago Bulls and 2000s Los Angeles Lakers: “The game is getting faster. Guys are getting quicker. Guys are jumping out the gym. It’s like, ‘No, we can’t slow it down when we got a fast break. We can’t play in the two-guard front when we got Derrick Rose and Raymond Felton’—you can’t do that. “… Again, we start slowing the game down. That’s where you see guys wasn’t comfortable in that situation, and I was one of them.”
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