- Also Known As:
- 6' 8"
- New York City
Carmelo Anthony (born Carmelo Kyam Anthony in New York City, New York on May 29, 1984) is an American NBA player. He has played forward for the New York Knicks since 2011. Before that, he was with the Denver Nuggets from 2003 to 2011. He has been selected for the NBA All-Star team seven times and All-NBA team six times. He played as a member of the USA National Team, taking home the Olympic gold medal in 2008 and 2012. He became engaged to La La in 2004 and they have one child together, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo and La La were married in 2010.
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Carmelo Anthony is best known for tremendous work as a power forward in the NBA. In 2014, Carmelo set the Madison Square Garden and the Knicks single-game scoring record by scoring 62 points against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Carmelo Anthony became engaged to La La in 2004. They welcomed their first child together, Kiyan, in 2007. Carmelo and La La were married in 2010. La La and Carmelo are currently separated and living apart, as revealed on April 17, 2017.