Carmelo Anthony, a former All-Star, declares his retirement.

In a social media message, the former All-Star and dominant scorer of the 2010s bids basketball farewell.Former 10-time All-Star and.  

Six-time All-NBA pick Carmelo Anthony announced his retirement from the NBA on Monday. Anthony, the third overall choice in the.  

2003 NBA Draft, played in the NBA for 19 seasons before making his final appearance in a game as a member of the Los Angeles. 

Lakers last season. He leaves the league as the ninth-highest scorer ever. Only a few players have amassed more points than Anthony.

Who concludes his career with 28,289, including LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Dirk.  

Nowitzki, Wilt Chamberlain, and Shaquille O'Neal."I remember the days when I had nothing, just a ball on the court and a dream of. 

Something more," Anthony stated in the video. But I found solace in basketball. My neighborhoods, the proudly represented cities, and the supporters who. 

Helped me along the journey all had a strong sense of purpose. Because they helped me become Carmelo Anthony, I will always be appreciative of those individuals and places.