The United States men’s basketball team dominated Serbia Sunday to complete a third consecutive gold medal finish in the Olympics. (RELATED: USA Men’s Basketball Team DESTROYS Serbia To Win Third Consecutive Gold Medal)
Carmelo Anthony is the only player who represented the United States in all three of those Olympic Games. In a very emotional post-game interview, Carmelo proclaimed “this is it for me.”
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Anthony solidified his legacy with Team USA during the Rio Games by becoming the United States’ all-time leading scorer in Olympic play. (RELATED: Carmelo Anthony Surpasses Michael Jordan In All-Time USA Scoring)
It seemed that Melo was especially proud of this Olympic team as he held back tears in the post-game interview Sunday. “Despite everything that’s going on right now in our country, we gotta be united,” Anthony said.
“America will be great again, I believe that,” Anthony added. Thanks to him and the rest of Team USA, our greatness cannot be disputed on the basketball court.
You can watch the full interview here.