Carmelo Kiyan Anthony, nicknamed "Melo," plays in the NBA at the position of forward, currently for the New York Knicks.
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. Anthony led the Nuggets to two division titles and to the playoffs every year from 2004 to 2010. In 2009, he helped the Nuggets advance to the Conference Finals for the first time since 1985.
As a member of the USA National Team, Anthony won a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics and a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics.
- 1984: Born Carmelo Kiyan Anthony on May 29 in Brooklyn, New York.
- 2003: Attended Syracuse University, where he led the Orangemen to their first National Championship in 2003.
- 2003: Selected as the third pick by the Denver Nuggets in the 2003 NBA Draft.
- 2004: Won a bronze medal at the Olympics as a member of the USA National team.
- 2008: Won a gold medal at the Olympics as a member of the USA National team.
- 2011: Traded by the Denver Nuggets to the Knicks in February 2011.