Found October 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Carmelo Anthony’s journey to the NBA began in Baltimore. That’s where his family moved when he was 8 years old. That’s where he became a high- school sensation while at Towson Catholic High School where he grew to 6-foot-5 and was named the Metro Player of the Year in 2001. He would finish at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. But his roots are in Baltimore where the Knicks will play a preseason game against the Wizards Thursday night. It will mark the first time Anthony has played a college or NBA game in Baltimore. Yet even though the 1st Mariner Arena is about 10 minutes from where he grew up Anthony has mixed emotions about his return. In some respects he views it as just another preseason game in preparation for the upcoming regular season insisting he isn’t nervous about the homecoming. “Nervous? I haven’t been nervous since my son was born” Anthony said Monday after the Knicks went through an extensive practice at their training facility. “I don’t know what nervous feels like. ...
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