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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 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 >

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 >

- 197 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 >

- 218 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 >

- 226 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 >

- 330 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- Do Your Homework!!! I'll Give You Knicks Tix

Carmelo Anthony
Do Your Homework!!! I'll Give You Knicks Tix

Stay in school, kids ... because if you do well, Carmelo Anthony will give you free Knicks tickets!!! At least that's what he did in Baltimore this week.Melo and teammate Iman Shumpert dropped by… READ MORE >

- 426 days ago
Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony -- Recruiting Talk ... Leave It to the Ladies

Kobe & Carmelo
Recruiting Talk ... Leave It to the Ladies

Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant's wives having dinner together in L.A. means only one thing -- 'Melo is totally gonna ditch the Knicks for the Lakers! Or maybe Vanessa and La La were just hungry.… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago
Kobe Bryant & Carmelo Anthony -- DITCHED BY WIVES ... It's Girls' Night Out!

Kobe & Carmelo
DITCHED BY WIVES It's Girls' Night Out!

No men? No problem ... at least for Vanessa Bryant and La La Anthony ... who took some time away from their famous husbands last night for a basketball wives dinner date in L.A. ... and TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- Don't Count On Me Joining the Lakers

Carmelo Anthony
Don't Count On Me Joining the Lakers

Dear Los Angeles Lakers fans, We're sorry to inform you ... it doesn't seem very likely Carmelo Anthony will be dishing to Kobe Bryant any time soon, despite reports to the contrary. Anthony was… READ MORE >

- 513 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- My NBA Draft Was BEST EVER ... With One Exception ...

Carmelo Anthony
My NBA Draft Was Best Ever With One Exception ...

Carmelo Anthony knows ... the 2003 NBA draft was LEGENDARY -- with 4 of the top 5 picks putting together Hall of Fame careers. There's just one exception ... Anthony was arriving at LAX yesterday… READ MORE >

- 541 days ago

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