"To see him leave, to see the situation where it's at right now, I know what he wants and you have to respect that," Anthony said. "As an athlete, as a competitor, you only want the best for your friends, your close ones. He wants to play for a championship is what I'm hearing. He wants to play for a contender. I don't think nobody should hold that away from him."
"Amare brought something back to New York that New York was kind of missing and needing for a long time," Anthony said.