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Carmelo Anthony returns home to Baltimore 'at peace' with himself

Carmelo Anthony returns home to Baltimore 'at peace' with himself

After a tumultuous year during which he’d been mocked as the face of a wayward NBA franchise and subjected to relentless trade rumors, Carmelo Anthony was home.

Anthony, a 10-time All-Star, did not care to discuss whether he’d be a member of the New York Knicks come the start of the 2017-2018 season. Rather, he spoke dreamily of the home runs he’d hit and the baskets he’d scored at the very same Robert C. Marshall Recreation Center in West Baltimore where he stood on Wednesday morning. Around his neck he wore a medallion, given to him by Mayor Catherine Pugh for his service to the city.

One of the most dissected professional athletes in the country said he felt completely at...

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