Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony became a star after leading the Syracuse Orange to an NCAA basketball championship title in 2003. "Melo" became a standout his rookie NBA season, leading all rookies in scoring, despite losing the Rookie of the Year Award to Lebron James. Throughout his career, Anthony has been known for his scoring prowess, winning the scoring title in 2013.

About 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.

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