With so many unknowns on what play will look like once the NBA resumes following a four-month layoff, there are just as many questions as to what life in the Orlando bubble will look like for the 22 NBA teams heading down to Florida this week.
As the Trail Blazers embark on their trip Thursday, power forward Carmelo Anthony described his expectations of living in the bubble and he is ready to use his platform to continue conversations surrounding social justice.
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Being a 17-year NBA vet also means Melo is ready to help the young fellas mentally through such a unique situation.
“I’m trying to make the best out of this situation and I don’t know how, but I’m going to make the best out of this situation — if that’s me gathering the guys under protocol and talking and keeping the conversations going, I’m going to do that,” Melo said. “We’ve never experienced anything like this before. The way I perceive this and the way that a younger player in this league will perceive it will be totally different. They may not know what to expect. They may not know how to handle this. This is going to be a stressful situation for everybody.”
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In such a unique and challenging situation to deal with…