Carmelo Anthony Came So Close to Blocking This Shot

Carmelo Anthony block

By now you guys are well aware of Carmelo Anthony’s quest to win his version of an NBA championship — an Olympic gold medal.

We’re definitely not knocking Melo as winning three of them would be quite an accomplishment. You just think he’d try a little harder on the defensive end:

Well, the Argentinian did miss the shot so we guess that illusion of transition defense worked out.

The good news for Melo: Team USA didn’t need his scoring output — or lockdown D — today as they blasted Argentina 105-78.