Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Carmelo Anthony previously said he planned to play in the Olympics this summer. Now, it sounds as if he's uncertain: "I would like to, but there's other things that come in. There's the time commitment, the load it puts on your body, going to Brazil—there's a lot of safety things that's going on," he said in an interview with Complex.com. "I'm pretty sure sooner than later the USA people would like to know, but I didn't feel like it was a rush. This is the time I distance myself from basketball and try and get some clarity and new energy."