Originally written May 24, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Olympics are one of the most revered events in the entire sports world as it’s truly a coming together of the best sports talents on Earth. Whether it’s the much loved Summer Olympics or the less loved but still appreciated Winter Olympics, the games are watched all over the world and athletes train their entire lives for sometimes just one shot at a medal. Carmelo Anthony has had a few shots at medals in his days as a basketball player on Team USA and he’s walked away with one every time he’s been on an Olympic team. But while the medals take hard work to win, they apparently have a shelf life when it comes to interest in them from those who win. Proof of this is the fact that Carmelo Anthony’s bronze medal from the 2004 Athens Games is up for auction and selling at the current price of $4,500. In a bit of an ironic twist, Melo himself is going to be up for auction over the summer as soon as he opts out of his contract with the New York Knicks and hits free agency. He won’t b...
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