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Ian Thomsen
March 31, 2003
On 6'8", 220-pound Syracuse freshman Carmelo Anthony:
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March 31, 2003

Scout's Take

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On 6'8", 220-pound Syracuse freshman Carmelo Anthony:

"He's going to be the Number 3 pick in the draft [after LeBron James and Darko Milicic] because he's a throwback guy with the skills to play multiple positions. His primary position is going to be small forward because he can put it on the floor, finish in transition and knock down jumpers, but he's big enough to play inside, too. The main question now is whether he'll be an aggressive defender in the NBA-he plays zone a lot of the time at Syracuse. The NCAA tournament is a good test because he's never faced such pressure. You want to see him respond well, and he has, especially in the first-round win over Manhattan."

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