Despite Team USA failed to reach the final stage of the 2006 World Championship, Carmelo was the only North American to be selected for the tournament's ideal quintet.
He will be one of the centerpieces of the USA Basketball team in the 2008 Olympic Games.
Full Name: Carmelo Kyan Anthony
Nicknames: "Melo" and "Melo Man"
Position: Small Forward
Jersey Number: 15
Birth date: May 29, 1984
Place of Birth: New York, NY, USA
Teams: Denver Nuggets (2003-04 / 2010-11), New York Knicks (2010-11 to present)
Complete NBA Seasons: 5
Team Titles won:
NBA Championships: none
Olympic Medals: 1 - Bronze Medal at 2004 Athens Olympics
World Championships: 1 - Bronze Medal at 2006 Japan World Championships
Personal Titles and Awards:
NBA scoring leader: 1 - 2012-13
2006 World Championship Ideal Quintet
Rookie Challenge 2005 MVP
NBA All-Rookie First Team: 2003-04
All-NBA 3rd. Team: 2 - 2005-06 and 2006-07
Selected for the NBA All-Star Game: 2 - 2006-07 and 2007-08
- 2006 World Championships: in a team full of young NBA stars, Carmelo Anthony became the most reliable player. Despite Team USA failed to reach the final stage, Carmelo was the only North American to be selected for the tournament's ideal quintet.
Best Websites: Carmelo Anthony Profile and his official website is www.carmeloanthony.com
Other interesting information:
- Carmelo Anthony is part of one of the brightest generation the NBA has seen, that includes Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Kirk Hinrich, Darko Milicic and T.J. Ford among others. Most of them will be representing the United States in the 2006 Basketball World Championships.