Portland Trail Blazers Surprise Carmelo Anthony for Moving into 10th Place in the NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

Words by Raco Ramoso

On Tuesday, the Portland Trail Blazers surprised their star forward, Carmelo Anthony, with a special custom hoop for passing Elvin Hayes into 10th place in the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

A video showed Anthony walking in a gym with the entire Trailblazers roster and coaching staff wearing a special t-shirt to commemorate Anthony’s milestone. Trail Blazers’ stars, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, help up the special custom hoop alongside their coach, Terry Stotts.

In last week’s loss against the Atlanta Hawks, Carmelo Anthony moved up to 10th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list after draining an and-1 three on the Hawks’ Danilo Gallinari. He finished with 14 points in 22 minutes that game and is currently closing on to the 9th spot on the scoring list, where he is a few points away from tying Moses Malone.

Carmelo Anthony, 36, currently has 27,337 points in his career playing for the Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, and now the Portland Trail Blazers. He was drafted in the 2003 NBA Draft, alongside NBA superstars such as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. Despite not having an NBA championship yet, Anthony had himself 10 NBA All-Star selections, 2 All-NBA Second Team selections, 4 All-NBA Third Team selections, and one NBA scoring title.

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