- Chris Palmer, ESPN the Magazine
Judging from his outstanding play in the Olympic tournament, Carmelo Anthony's game appears to be tailor-made for FIBA-style hoops. Well, that's because it is. Add in the fact that coach Mike Krzyzewski has carved him out a very specific scoring role in which he's surrounded by players who complement his game, and the result has been the best international play of his career.
Chris Palmer explains the five reasons why Carmelo Anthony has thrived in international play for the U.S. team.