Carmelo Anthony entered the league able to get buckets.
Eighteen seasons later, he’s racked up so many points that with a pointer to 3 early in the second quarter on Monday night, Anthony passed Elvin Hayes at No. 10 on the NBA’s all-time scorecard. This shot earned him 27,315 points in his career.
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Maybe we’ll do it again soon – Anthony is just 95 points behind Moses Malone for ninth on the all-time list.
Anthony, who found a role and comfort level in Portland at the end of his career, is averaging 13.6 points per game for them this season, which was up to 16 points per night with 50% shooting. three out of the 11 games leading up to tonight.
Anthony is a future Hall of Famer with an impressive resume – NBA champion (2013), six-time All-NBA, 10 All-Star games, three Olympic gold medals, plus an NCAA championship in Syracuse – and that’s it. add to list.