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Carmelo Anthony says U.S. team needs to move on after brothel visit

Carmelo Anthony told reporters his team needed to move on after TMZ reported several players visited a legal brothel in Rio.

Several players mistakenly visited famous brothel expecting a spa

Carmelo Anthony said his team needs to move on after reports surfaced that several members of the United States men's basketball team mistakenly visited a brothel. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony says his US men's basketball teammates need to accept responsibility and move on after reports that three players visited a legal brothel in Rio de Janeiro.

"What's done is done. We have time off and guys did what they did. We accept those responsibilities and move on," said Anthony, a four-time Olympian and the elder statesmen of the team. The Americans dominated China 119-62.

Anthony was responding to questions about a TMZ report that several players thought they were walking into a spa on their day off Wednesday night, but wound up in a brothel.

Coach Mike Krzyzewski did not address the situation during his postgame news conference.


By The Associated Press

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