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Schmuck: Carmelo Anthony scoring less, winning more, enjoying Thunder's resurgence in West

Schmuck: Carmelo Anthony scoring less, winning more, enjoying Thunder's resurgence in West

The resume is so long that it’s hard to believe anybody would consider Carmelo Anthony anything but a winner, but he apparently has to prove himself all over again.

This was the kid who put Towson Catholic on the map before declining enrollment took it off the map entirely in 2009.

He’s the same guy who led Syracuse to its first NCAA basketball title and was named the outstanding player in that tournament in his only season of college basketball. Sure, lots of freshmen do that.

Throw in a neckful of Olympic gold medals for Team USA and a string of 10 straight playoff appearances at the start of his NBA career and it’s hard to believe he would leave the New York Knicks as...

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