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  1. Basketball icon Carmelo Anthony has been one of the top scorers in the NBA since his arrival in 2003. Born in New York, Melo played his high school basketball in Baltimore before heading to Syracuse University. There he led the Orangemen to their first National Championship and won the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The Denver Nuggets drafted this coveted small forward 3rd overall and Anthony didn't let them down, leading the team to two divisional titles and to a playoff birth all......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Basketball icon Carmelo Anthony has been one of the top scorers in the NBA since his arrival in 2003. Born in New York, Melo played his high school basketball in Baltimore before heading to Syracuse University. There he led the Orangemen to their first National Championship and won the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

    The Denver Nuggets drafted this coveted small forward 3rd overall and Anthony didn't let them down, leading the team to two divisional titles and to a playoff birth all eight seasons he was there. Last season, Carmelo was traded in a much anticipated move to the New York Knicks. As a member of the USA National team, Melo has become a two-time Olympian, even winning The Gold Medal at the 2008 Beijing Games -- one of his proudest moments.

    Off the court, Melo has diversified himself as a businessman and a philanthropist. He is a member of the exclusive and coveted Team Jordan athletes, annually releasing a top-selling signature sneaker. Charity has been a top priority having founded The Carmelo Anthony Foundation as well as the program Courts 4 Kids.

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