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Carmelo Anthony scores 22 points in Thunder debut against his former team

Carmelo Anthony scores 22 points in Thunder debut against his former team

Carmelo Anthony warmed up wearing his now-trademark hoodie over his head and was greeted with a thunderous ovation when he was introduced to his new fans Thursday night. He hugged some of his old teammates, including Kristaps Porzingis, and then tried to shoot the Knicks out of the game quickly.

In his Thunder debut, Anthony probably was a little too hyped. After making his first shot - a three-pointer for the game's first points - he missed five straight.

But there was little doubt that Anthony would get his, and little reason to believe the Knicks could keep the Thunder's weapons down long enough to pull off the upset in their regular-season opener. The Knicks hung in the...

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