Carmelo Anthony To Give Up Hoops For Handball?

Well here’s a completely unsubstantiated rumor we’re more than happy to start: Now that Carmelo Anthony got his gold medal in Beijing, he wants to quit jumping around in front of thousands of fans a night and start focusing on his one true dream: playing on the Olympic handball team!

Carmelo Anthony

Fine, we’ll be honest: There’s not much real substance behind this one. But in an interview with the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, Carmelo did give the following cryptic quote that hints at his pursuit of a more manicurial passion: “I wanna play handball, man. The U.S. needs to get a handball team. I’m pretty sure we can get some guys to go out there and play handball.”

Told ya. He’s totally going to retire!

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