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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony


Carmelo Anthony is an American Professional Basketball player born on May 29, 1984, In New York.

Family Background:

He is born to Carmelo Iriarte and Mary. He was the youngest of four children to his parents. His father died when Anthony was two years old.

Personal Life:

In 2004, He had been in relationships with La La. The couple blessed with a son Kiyan Carmelo Anthony On March 7, 2007. They tried to knot later in 2010, In New York.


He had attended the Towson Catholic High School, wherein, He had rubbed his playing skill.


Unlike fellow high school players who had skipped college and jumped accurately into NBA, He had chosen to follow the routine and instead started preparing for his freshman year at Syracuse University. In 2002, He had made his debut in USA Basketball Junior National Team. The team had gone to hold a bronze medal defeating Argentina 71-65. He had scored an average of 15.6 points, 1.8 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.2 blocks. The NBA plans of 2003 had the steam of talented players, with LeBron James beating the list, Anthony had been in the third position. He had been drafted by Denver Nuggets and made his NBA regular debut on October 29, 2003. Anthony had finished the game with 12 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. In 2004-05, He had scored an average of 20.8 points, which had to make him rank at the 19th position in NBA. By 2004, He had become the third-youngest player in NBA history to reach the 2,000-point plateau. The 2005-06 season had been a memorable one for him as he finished at the top eighth spot in the NBA. Furthermore, he reached the 1000 mark for a rebound, scored his career best of 45 points against Philadelphia 76ers, had reached the 5000 career points mark. In a match against New York, He had been implicated in the infamous Knicks-Nuggets brawl which resulted in him being suspended for 15 games. On January 22, 2007, He resumed playing a match against Memphis Grizzlies where he had recorded his first career triple-double, with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, in a 113-108 loss to the Phoenix Suns. The 2010-11 had been his last season with the Denver Nuggets as He had traded to New York Knicks in a multi-player deal on February 22, 2011. By 2013, He had become the first Knicks player with the highest-selling jersey in the NBA. The 13 game winning streak that Knick had embarked on ended with a loss to Chicago Bulls.

Carmelo Anthony

Unknown Facts:

  • Carmelo Kyam Anthony is his full name.
  • Melo is his nickname.

Master Stroke:

  • He had been named to the All-Big East First Team and had also been the consensus selection for the Big East Conference Freshman of the Year as so as a unanimous selection for Big East All-Rookie Team.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2002, He received the Bronze Medal at the 2002 Junior Team.
  • In 2008, He received the two gold medals.
  • In 2010 and 2013, He had been five times selected in the All NBA selection, twice in the second team.

What can we learn from him??

Like Carmelo Anthony, Trust only in yourself and on your efforts. Never expect from others.

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