NBA icon and future Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Carmelo Anthony is the third world ambassador of the 2023 FIBA World, a high Filipino basketball official informed SPIN.ph’s Gerry Ramos.
As such, Anthony might be formally offered tomorrow, Feb. 24, in FIBA World Cup 2023 Global Ambassador Media Presentation inside Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.
Anthony is about to hitch each Luis Scola and Pau Gasol as Global Ambassadors of the grand basketball event.
Speculations of Anthony being a FIBA ambassador have already swirled when the ex-NBA famous person was noticed arriving in Manila on Thursday. Images have circulated round social media as he was additionally seen taking a tour within the metropolis’s coveted and historic spots in Luneta Park and Intramuros.
Anthony, 38, stays as probably the most notable free-agents remaining within the NBA market. He beforehand performed final season for the Los Angeles Lakers, averaging 13.3 factors and 4.2 boards.
A ten-time All-Star, member of the NBA’s seventy fifth Anniversary Team and one of many sport’s most deadly offensive weapons, Anthony aided the United States basketball crew in three gold medal finishes (2008, 2012, 2016) within the Olympics. He additionally helped the U.S. program in clinching a top-three run in each the 2004 Olympics and 2006 FIBA World Championship.
Alongside Japan and Indonesia, the Philippines will host the 2023 FIBA World Cup from Aug. 25 to Sep. 10.
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