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Carmelo Anthony
No. 7 – New York Knicks
Small forward/Power forward
Personal information
Born May 29, 1984 (1984-05-29) (age 35)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
High school Towson Catholic
Oak Hill Academy
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College Syracuse (2002–2003)
NBA Draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2011 Denver Nuggets
2011–present New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
  • 7× NBA All-Star (2007–2008, 2010–2012-2013-2014)
  • 2x All-NBA Second Team (2010,2014)
  • 3× All-NBA Third Team (2006–2007, 2009)
  • NBA Rookie Challenge MVP (2005)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004)
  • NCAA Basketball Tournament MOP (2003)
  • NCAA Champion (2003)

Carmelo Kyam Anthony (born May 29, 1984 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American professional basketball small forward. He plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Anthony also played for the Denver Nuggets from 2003-2011 until being traded to the New York Knicks in a multi-player deal also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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