Carmelo Anthony, Ray Lewis
Honorary Ravens captain Carmelo Anthony walks onto the field with linebacker Ray Lewis before the season opener at M&T Bank Stadium. "It's a big deal to be at the Ravens' first game," said Anthony, who brought the gold medal he won as part of the victorious U.S. men's basketball team. "I never thought I would be here for the coin toss. You can't ask for nothing better than that." (Sun photo by Gene Sweeney Jr. /September 7, 2008)
If you’re curious as to what color New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony’s blood is, it’s black and purple.
Growing up in Baltimore, the former Towson Catholic star was an avid Ravens fan growing up and his support for the team hasn’t diminished since.
In a short video series by ESPN titled “Where Athletes are Fans” — not quite the proper title for his experience watching the game — Anthony looks back on the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
“I felt like I was there,” Anthony said. “I felt like I had a uniform on.”
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