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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Kyam Anthony (born May 29, 1984), nicknamed "Melo", is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). After a successful high school career at Towson Catholic High School and Oak Hill Academy, Anthony attended Syracuse University for college where he led the Orangemen to their first National Championship in 2003. He earned the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award and was named the Most Valuable Player of NCAA East Regional. After one season at Syracuse University, Anthony left college to enter the 2003 NBA Draft, where he was selected as the third pick by the Nuggets. He was traded to the Knicks several days prior to the 2011 trade deadline. Since entering the NBA, Anthony has emerged as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league. He was named to the All-Rookie team, to the All-Star team five times and to the All-NBA team five times. Anthony led the Nuggets to two division titles and to the playoffs every year from 2004 to 2010. In 2009, he helped the Nuggets advance to the Conference Finals for the first time since 1985. As a member of the USA National Team,

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Carmelo Anthony -- Rejects NYC Lap Dance Offer... But I'm Open to Free Pizza!

Carmelo Anthony
Rejects NYC Lap Dance Offer ... But I'm Open to Free Pizza!

Stand down, strippers ... Carmelo Anthony tells TMZ Sports he will NOT be taking up Scores NYC on it's "Free Lapdances for Life" offer ... though he is open to another kind of free pie. We… READ MORE >

Matt Barnes -- Praises NYC Strip Club ... But You Didn't Deliver Carmelo

Matt Barnes
Praises NYC Strip Club But You Didn't Deliver 'Melo!

"Its a great gesture ... and they've got A LOT of talent at Scores ... but knowing [Carmelo Anthony], he just did what's best for him."  -- Matt BarnesWe broke the story ... the world famous… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
If Carmelo Anthony Re-Signs With Knicks ... Free Lap Dances For Life!!

NYC Strip Club to 'Melo
Free Lap Dances for Life ... If You Re-Sign w/ Knicks

NBA free agency just got real -- cause one of the most famous shake joints in the country is offering Carmelo Anthony FREE LAP DANCES FOR LIFE ... if he re-signs with the NY Knicks.TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Is Carmelo Anthony Joining the Lakers?? -- Lou Adler Talks Lake Show

Lou Adler
Carmelo's NOT Gonna Be a Laker ... Trust Me

He's not just a music legend, Lou Adler is also an L.A. Lakers mega-fan -- who's plugged in to all things Purple and Gold -- and the guy tells TMZ Sports 'Melo ain't gonna sign with the Lake… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Carmelo Anthony's Wife -- 'Of Course' I Have a Say ... Where NBA Star Plays Next Year

Carmelo's Wife
'Of Course' I Have a Say Where NBA Star Plays Next Year

They say "happy wife, happy life" ... and the same rings true for NBA superstars -- because Carmelo Anthony's wife tells TMZ Sports her opinion definitely matters when it comes to where Melo will… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Carmelo Anthony On Miami Rumors ... 'Nothing's Legit Until Deal Is Signed'

Carmelo Anthony
On Miami Heat Rumors ... 'Nothing's Legit Until Deal Is Signed'

There have been rumors about the Bulls, the Lakers and the Heat -- but Carmelo Anthony tells TMZ Sports nothing is "legit" until a contract is SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED. 'Melo was leaving… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- SNEAKER ENVY ... At Wild 30th Bday Party

Carmelo Anthony
SNEAKER ENVY At Wild 30th Bday Party

Carmelo Anthony's 30th birthday party was INSANE this weekend -- with surprise performances ... super expensive champagne ... and a RARE pair of Nikes that's driving the shoe community… READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- I'm Starting My Own Hat Line!!

Carmelo Anthony
I'm Starting My Own Hat Line!!

Carmelo Anthony could be the next John B. Stetson ... because the NBA superstar tells TMZ Sports he's gunning to start his very own HAT LINE ... and it's gonna be awesome. Anthony is a huge… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
Carmelo Anthony: Met Gala 2014 -- I'm Bringin' Back the TOP HAT

Carmelo Anthony
I'm Bringin' Back the TOP HAT!

Fred Astaire wore one. So did Willy Wonka. And now ... Carmelo Anthony is adding himself to list of people who rock the TOP HAT!! The New York Knicks superstar was sportin' the throwback lid… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
Carmelo Anthony PARTIES IT UP -- And The Knicks Still Suck [VIDEO]

Carmelo Anthony
PARTIES IT UP And The Knicks Still Suck

Carmelo Anthony isn't letting the Knicks' crappy season COMPLETELY destroy his spirits -- the scoring machine backed it up like LeBron's hairline at a party this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago

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