Carmelo Anthony addresses possibility he won't be an All-Star for first time in 8 years

BY Brett Pollakoff • January 23, 2017

Carmelo Anthony has made the All-Star team for seven straight seasons, but after not being voted in as a starter and with a crowded crop of candidates still being considered for the reserves, there's a very real possibility he misses the cut this season.

If that's what ends up happening, Anthony won't be too broken up about it. Speaking to reporters Monday, he discussed the possibility that he might not be an All-Star for the first time in eight years, and did so with a smile on his face.

“I don’t know, whatever happens at this point will happen,’’ Anthony said. “If they vote me in, I’ll take it with an honor. If they don’t, I’ll take it as an honor, as well. At this point, it really doesn’t matter. If something happens and coaches don’t vote me in, I’ll definitely take advantage of a seven-day break."

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