New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony recently sat with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith to talk about the MVP-caliber season he is having after reinventing himself, how the Olympics helped him mature and the Knicks’ success this season.  Check it out after the jump.

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On his name being discussed as a leading candidate for league MVP:

I mean it’s definitely a hell of a feeling, just to know that I did what I had to do get my name back in people’s mouths, and doing it here in New York definitely puts it over the top. Im playing well, the team is playing extremely well, you can’t ask for nothing better than that.