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Carmelo Anthony

Basketball USA

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony
  • Birth date 5/29/1984
  • Birthplace Brooklyn, New York
  • Hometown Brooklyn, New York
  • Residence New York, New York
  • Height/Weight 6'8"/ 229 lbs
  • Olympics 2004, 2008, 2012

Biography

Now playing in his fourth Olympics, Carmelo Anthony is one of the most decorated men’s basketball players in Rio. The versatile forward is seeking his third Olympic gold and his fourth medal overall – he won bronze with the U.S. in Athens – in what is expected to be his final appearance at the Games. En route to gold in London, Anthony set the USA men’s Olympic single-game scoring record with 37 points versus Nigeria in a lopsided victory.
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Getting to know Carmelo Anthony

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Holds U.S. Olympic scoring record with 37 points in a game

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Likes to play chess in his spare time

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Was featured on an episode of the TV show Sons of Anarchy

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