Carmelo Anthony says he didn’t want to leave Syracuse
Carmelo Anthony talked about how much he loved being at Syracuse …
DP: I know you win a National title at Syracuse but if you could of come out of high school right to the pros. Would you have done that?
DP: You weren’t ready?
CA: I don’t think I was ready. I had the opportunity to come. But I just always wanted to go to college.
DP: But that moment though, when you win a national title. You sorta accomplished everything basketball-wise right?
CA: Yeah. I was having so much fun though at school. Like I was just having so much fun. It was like so much excitement being up there at Syracuse. At that time Syracuse was maybe the No. 1 party school in America [laughs].
DP: You didn’t get cheated up there, did you?
CA: (Laughs) No I didn’t get cheated up there So I was actually enjoying myself up there at Syracuse I didn’t want to leave. And then [Jim] Boheim brought me into his office and kind of kicked me out.
DP: He said you gotta go, it’s time?
CA: Yea he said your services are no longer needed [laughs]?