KNOXVILLE — Like any young kid playing basketball, Jarnell Stokes had his favorite NBA player growing up.
For Tennessee's sophomore forward, it was then-Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony.
Naturally, Stokes wanted to play like Anthony, the five-time All-Star with the New York Knicks who's a pure inside-out scorer.
He admitted to playing like that in high school, but the half-season stint with the Volunteers last season after finishing high school early proved to him that he should embrace a different identity.
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