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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29, 1984), nicknamed "Melo", is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York ... More »Carmelo Kiyan 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 four times and to the All-NBA team four times. Anthony led the Nuggets to two... [ Wikipedia ]

Unmoved, Anthony Is Still on Fence Over Future

“I never once said I wanted to leave,” Carmelo Anthony said. “I said I wanted to explore my options. I want to see what’s out there.” Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Not so long ago, Carmelo Anthony made a public appearance in which he expressed his ...

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With rocky Denver debut behind him, Shaw has reason for optimism

With the Hawks' win, the Knicks were officially eliminated from the playoffs, and Nuggets fans weren't just rejoicing in Carmelo Anthony's misfortune. After a disappointing season, which will snap Denver's 10-year streak of making the playoffs, all eyes are on the draft, and the worse ...

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Larry Brown says New York Knicks treating Mike Woodson unfairly

... Salters about his huge game vs. Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks.Tags: NBA, interview, LeBron James, Lisa Salters, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Miami Heat Former New York Knicks coach Larry Brown criticized the organization on Monday for the way he believes it has treated coach Mike Woodson...

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Chris Webber on the NBA playoffs, NCAA prospects, Barkley and more

The Knicks land a big free agent that year, perhaps Kevin Love, to complement Carmelo Anthony, and Phil leads the Knicks to their first championship in more than 40 years, dating back to when he was a player on the 1973 Knicks championship team. Would that feat alone -- going from team ...

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Roy Hibbert's Ineptitude Will Be Pacers' Undoing If Frank Vogel Doesn't Act Now

With one vicious block of Carmelo Anthony late in the Indiana Pacers ’ 106-99 series-clinching win over the New York Knicks during the 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals, Roy Hibbert had, in NBA playoff parlance, officially arrived. Anyone who needed more proof could’ve simply scanned ...

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Knicks Top Raptors, Live to Fight Another Day

Carmelo Anthony, playing through a painful injury to his shooting shoulder, shook off two ghastly performances and finished with 30 points and eight rebounds in the victory. Amar'e Stoudemire pitched in with a season-high 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Iman Shumpert, above, added 11 of ...

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Jay Z’s medallion bears logo of Five Percent radical group

These are just some of the ­beliefs behind the bling — the gaudy Five Percent Nation ­medallions worn by Jay Z and Carmelo Anthony. Last week, all eyes at the Barclays Center weren’t on Jay Z’s better half, Beyoncé — but on the coaster-size golden pendant swinging from the rapper’s neck ...

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Is Terrence Jones More Valuable to Keep Than Chandler Parsons?

It’s looking like the team may ultimately have to sign one player or the other, not both—especially if the Rockets pursue a third superstar like Carmelo Anthony. Both Parsons and Jones are playing on very favorable contracts for now, but that’s bound to change. If they keep playing as ...

The cinema brings out a star-studded guest list

Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Heather Graham, Susan Sarandon, Patrick Stewart, Olivia Palermo, Karolina Kurkova, Carmelo Anthony and Karen Elson, were just some of the distinguished individuals seen arriving on the Red Carpet. Entertainer of the evening was Grammy Award-winnning ...

AP Source: Dumars Out as Detroit's Team President

Even a draft-day blunder in 2003 — picking Darko Milicic over Carmelo Anthony with the No. 2 pick — seemed like an aberration when the Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the finals the following year. That title, however, is well in the past. The Pistons have played in front of ...

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Lord Jamar Says Carmelo Anthony Has Ties To Five Percent Nation [VIDEO]

Lord Jamar, a vocal member of the group, says that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony may have ties to the Nation of Islam offshoot in a recent interview. In a chat conducted by HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill, Lord Jamar spoke to the speculation that Anthony may be a member of ...

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