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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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NY Knicks -- Courting the Hell Outta Jeremy Lin

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Courting the Hell Outta Jeremy Lin

The New York Knicks put on a full court press this weekend to kiss the ass of their #1 free agent -- Jeremy Lin -- with Coach Mike Woodson wining and dining the point guard at a fancy… READ MORE >

LeBron and Carmelo -- The Double Dinner Date

LeBron and Carmelo
The Double Dinner Date

LeBron James celebrated his girlfriend's 25th birthday last night with a romantic double date in New York ... alongside fellow NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony and his wife ... and TMZ has the… READ MORE >

- 964 days ago
La La -- Carmelo Doesn't Have Kelsey's Little Problem

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Carmelo Doesn't Have Kelsey's LITTLE Problem

Carmelo Anthony doesn't have to worry about his wife La La Vazquez ever belittling his manhood -- because Thursday night outside of Osteria Mozza, La La assured us that Melo doesn't have the same… READ MORE >

- 981 days ago
Kim K to Carmelo: Let's Be Neighbors!

Kim K to Carmelo:
Let's Be Neighbors!

Kim Kardashian and BF Kris Humphries are joining forces with Carmelo Anthony and his wife LaLa Vazquez -- because TMZ has learned, the two couples might soon live in the same building in NJ.It's… READ MORE >

- 1110 days ago
Carmelo Anthony's Wife LaLa -- I Didn't Bash Denver!

Carmelo Anthony's Wife LaLa -- I Didn't Bash Denver!

Carmelo Anthony's wife LaLa Vazquez tells TMZ, she didn't blast her husband's old NBA team on a Denver radio station this morning -- claiming whoever DID ... was an April Fool's Day impostor.The… READ MORE >

- 1114 days ago
Carmelo Anthony in a New Jersey State of Mind

Carmelo Anthony in a New Jersey State of Mind

Carmelo Anthony and Lala Vazquez want outta New York City -- when it comes to ridiculously expensive housing anyway -- and they're actually eyeing New Jersey (GASP!) ... TMZ has learned.Sources… READ MORE >

- 1142 days ago
Carmelo's Nuggets Jerseys -- They GOTTA Go!

Carmelo's Nuggets Jerseys -- They GOTTA Go!

Carmelo Anthony's Denver legacy is nearly worthless now that he's a Knick -- in fact, a local athletic apparel store is desperately trying to dump his Nuggets jerseys ... for a FRACTION of its… READ MORE >

- 1151 days ago
Carmelo Anthony Finally Lands in NYC

Carmelo Anthony Finally Lands in NYC

Lookin' like 65-million-bucks ... Carmelo Anthony emerged from his NYC hotel this morning ... just hours after the New York Knicks officially announced his arrival to the squad. Anthony -- who… READ MORE >

- 1151 days ago
Carmelo Anthony -- Immortalized on Rye Bread

Carmelo Anthony
Immortalized on Rye Bread

You know you've arrived in New York City when the famous Carnegie Deli names a sandwich after you -- and Carmelo Anthony has landed in a HUGE way.Carmelo's trade to the New York Knicks isn't even… READ MORE >

- 1152 days ago
Carmelo vs. John: Who'd You Rather?

Carmelo vs. John
Who'd You Rather?

NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony (left, actual wedding photo) and "Office" funnyman John Krasinski (right) both got married over the weekend ... but not to each other. Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1378 days ago

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