Carmelo Anthony

National Basketball Association Player.
Born May 29, 1984

Carmelo Kyam Anthony, 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.… Read More

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1984 Birth Born on May 29, 1984.


1999 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 17 Years Old During the summer of 2001, Anthony led an AAU Baltimore Select team to the Final Four of the Adidas Big Time Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read More
He was selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic, scoring a game-high 27 points, and the 2002 McDonald's All-American Game, where he played on the same team with two future New York Knicks teammates, Raymond Felton and Amar'e Stoudemire. … Read More
…  Anthony then entered the 2003 NBA draft where he was selected with the third overall pick by the Denver Nuggets. … Read More


On February 9, 2004, against the Memphis Grizzlies, Anthony became the third-youngest player to reach the 1,000-point plateau in NBA history with a 20-point effort in an 86–83 win.
2005 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Anthony played and started in 80 games during the 2005–06 season. … Read More
During the season, Anthony made five game-winning shots in the last five seconds: at Houston on January 8, 2006; at home versus Phoenix on January 10; at Minnesota on February 24; at Indiana on March 15; at home versus the Los Angeles Lakers on April 6. … Read More
2007 - 2008 4 More Events
On January 4, 2009, Anthony broke a bone in his hand in a game against the Indiana Pacers. … Read More
…  On January 21, 2010, Anthony was named as a starter for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game leading the Western Conference ballots in votes for forwards. … Read More
He returned to the lineup in a game against the Kings on January 1, 2011.
2012 28 Years Old On December 3, 2012, Anthony was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the period November 26 to December 2, 2012. … Read More
On January 7, 2013, Anthony received his second Player of the Week citation for games played from December 31, 2012 to January 6, 2013. … Read More


On January 13, 2014, Anthony was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played January 6–12, 2014 where he led the Knicks to a 3-0 record. … Read More
2015 31 Years Old On January 22, 2015, Anthony was named as a starter in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, his seventh consecutive start and eight overall alongside LeBron James, Pau Gasol, Kyle Lowry and John Wall. … Read More
On January 21, 2016, Anthony was voted as starter for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.
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