Anthony cuts ribbon on basketball facility

Former SU standout heads opening ceremony of sparkling basketball facility.

Former SU basketball star Carmelo Anthony is building basketball courts all over Syracuse.

Three and a half weeks ago, Anthony dedicated new outdoor basketball courts at Wilson Park, joining former Orange and NFL running back Dorsey Levens and SU head men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim as part of "Courts 4 Kids" program.

Today Anthony will take part a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center.   

Don’t fret, SU community, you won’t see your beloved Anthony or the $19 million facility. Both are exclusive:  today's ceremony is for invited guests only, and the facility is just for the SU basketball teams. 

Anthony should be applauded for giving back to a school, and a community, that housed him in a one-year basketball apprenticeship. Halftime Snack has several questions to ask Anthony, but thought Jimmy Kimmel's interview would suffice on Sept. 23: 

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