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Why Carmelo Anthony Deserves To Be A Starter In The NBA All Star Game

Melo just rose up to the 3rd spot. Here is why he deserves to stay there.

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1. He has the 4th highest PPG of Active Players, and the 12th highest in NBA History.

2. He is averaging 3.82 assists per game, which is on pace with his best career season in assists. And it is making a difference.

3. EVERY YEAR, Melo has ranked in the top 10 in the NBA in points/season.

*Except for last year when he was injured.

*Except for last year when he was injured.

4. He already has 8 NBA All Star appearances.

5. His teammates are adamant that he is one of the best in the game.

Source: http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/knicks/post/_/id/62946/porzingis-learning-from-1-on-1-games-with-melo

Source: http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/knicks/post/_/id/62946/porzingis-learning-from-1-on-1-games-with-melo

6. Carmelo Anthony has the highest player efficiency rating in Knicks history.

His career rating is 23.1

7. His 62 point game is the 6th highest in NBA history.

8. He made Joakim Noah look silly.

9. He is on pace to have one of the best blocking seasons in his career.

10. He holds the ALL STAR GAME RECORD for most three point field goals made in a game

He is a star among all stars!

11. He is friends with the 6 God. He should get to go to the 6.

Obviously.

Obviously.

12. Other NBA players think he deserves it so much, they're voting for him too.

#NBAVote @carmeloanthony #KnicksToThe6

13. He gave us the ultimate reaction gif. And we owe him for that.

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