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Lakers Season in Review: Carmelo Anthony

Welcome to our annual Lakers season in review series, where we’ll be taking a look back at every player on the team’s roster this season, evaluating their play, and deciding if they should be a part of the organization’s future. Today, we take a closer look at Carmelo Anthony.

How did he play?

Early on in the season, Carmelo Anthony seemed to be providing the same type of high returns on low investments that Malik Monk was giving the Lakers. Both players came to the team on veteran’s minimum contracts, with both propping up a Lakers’ offense that was getting little contributions from a struggling Russell Westbrook out of the gate.