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Carmelo Anthony
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23.5 6.8 3.2
Team: New YorkHeight: 6-8 Born: 5/29/1984
Position: FWeight: 240 Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
College: SyracuseDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Nuggets(2003)


Latest News
Dec. 18 3:43 PM PT4:43 PM MT5:43 PM CT6:43 PM ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST3:43 UAE (+1)00:4318:43 ET5:43 PM CT21:43 - After sitting out Thursday night against Chicago, Anthony returned Saturday and scored 25 points in a loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Anthony has occasionally missed time this season because of a sore left knee.
Dec. 15 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - Anthony scored 34 points Sunday in New York's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: He grabbed nine rebounds as well. Anthony remains one of the league's top scorers, despite being on a terrible team. He's averaging 23.3 points this season.
Dec. 12 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET23:59 GMT7:59 4:59 PM MST6:59 PM EST3:59 UAE (+1)00:5918:59 ET5:59 PM CT21:59 - Anthony was back in the starting lineup for the Knicks' game against the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Analysis: New York coach Derek Fisher said Anthony felt good after the team's shootaround earlier in the day. Anthony, the team's leading scorer at 22.9 points per game, missed the club's loss in San Antonio on Wednesday with a sore left knee.
Dec. 6 11:07 PM PT12:07 AM MT1:07 AM CT2:07 AM ET7:07 GMT15:07 12:07 AM MST2:07 AM EST11:07 UAE08:072:07 ET1:07 AM CT5:07 - Anthony bounced back from a lackluster performance on Friday, but the Knicks lost 103-102 to Charlotte.
Analysis: Anthony had 32 points on 11-of-22 shooting after being held to a season-low nine points on 4-of-19 shooting in a loss to Cleveland on Thursday.
Dec. 5 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Anthony endured a rough performance in Thursday's loss to Cleveland, scoring a season-low nine points on 4-of-19 shooting. He also committed five turnovers compared to four assists, though he grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds.
Analysis: Anthony is 22 of 67 (32.8 percent) from the floor and 3 of 18 from 3-point range in three games since missing back-to-back games due to back spasms. He had been shooting 47.8 percent on the season - including a 23-of-56 mark from deep - prior to missing time.
Nov. 28 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET22:25 GMT6:25 3:25 PM MST5:25 PM EST2:25 UAE (+1)23:2517:25 ET4:25 PM CT20:25 - Anthony had 31 points and eight rebounds in an 86-79 loss to Miami on Sunday after missing two games because of back spasms.
Analysis: The Knicks (4-13) lost both games without Anthony.
Nov. 26 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST4:15 UAE (+1)01:1519:15 ET6:15 PM CT22:15 - Anthony missed Wednesday night's game at Dallas with back spasms.
Analysis: Anthony experienced the back issues in the first half of Monday's 91-86 loss at Houston. The Knicks finish a three-game road trip at Oklahoma City on Friday. Anthony's status for that game is unclear.
Nov. 24 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST5:45 UAE (+1)02:4520:45 ET7:45 PM CT23:45 - Anthony left Monday night's game against the Rockets in the second quarter with back spasms, the team said.
Analysis: Anthony, who was unavailable to the media following the game, was taken to a local doctor for pain medication before a flight to Dallas, where the Knicks take on the Mavericks on Wednesday, a team representative said. Anthony led Knicks scorers with 14 at the break. "Back spasms are really tough to deal with," Knicks coach Derek Fisher said.
Nov. 23 10:54 PM PT11:54 PM MT12:54 AM CT1:54 AM ET6:54 GMT14:54 11:54 PM MST1:54 AM EST10:54 UAE07:541:54 ET12:54 AM CT4:54 - Anthony had 25 points on 10-of-20 shooting in Saturday's win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Anthony is averaging 28.1 points on 57.4 percent shooting over the last seven games. The Knicks have gone just 2-5 during that stretch.
Nov. 18 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:3823:38 ET10:38 PM CT2:38 - Anthony was 10 for 17 for 26 points in Tuesday's loss at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Melo is firing on all cylinders over his last four games, averaging 31.8 points on 62.2 percent shooting - though the Knicks are 1-3 in that span.
Nov. 15 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Anthony scored 46 points - the most in the NBA this season - on 16-of-26 shooting with seven rebounds in Friday's last-second loss to Utah.
Analysis: Anthony was 13 of 16 from the free-throw line after entering the contest averaging a career-low 4.8 free-throw attempts per game.
Nov. 10 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT0:53 - Anthony had 25 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for the Knicks on Monday.
Analysis: Anthony stuffed the stat sheet for the Knicks, losers of five straight with no end in sight.
Nov. 5 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CT1:11 - Anthony couldn't hit the broad side of a barn Wednesday.
Analysis: Anthony missed his first nine shots and didn't score until the final minutes of the second quarter. He was 5 of 21 for a season-low 13 points heading into a city rivalry game with Brooklyn.
Nov. 2 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4522:45 ET9:45 PM CT1:45 - Anthony was 12 of 22 for 28 points in Sunday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: Anthony has 67 points through three games and is 5 of 10 from deep, though he's been a non-factor on the boards with eight rebounds. He averaged a career-high 8.1 rebounds in 2013-14.
July 13 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST20:19 UAE18:1912:19 ET11:19 AM CT15:19 - Anthony is remaining with the Knicks, saying he wants "to stay and build here with this city and my team." He made his decision official Sunday with a posting on his website. He writes: "In the end, I am a New York Knick at heart."
Analysis: Anthony explains that he owed it to himself to explore other opportunities as a free agent, but in the end his "heart never wavered." The Knicks can pay the All-Star forward they acquired in February 2011 nearly $130 million over five years. Knicks President Phil Jackson is expected to talk about Anthony's decision later Sunday in Las Vegas, where the Knicks are practicing on an off day at the summer league.
July 12 5:01 PM PT6:01 PM MT7:01 PM CT8:01 PM ET0:01 GMT8:01 5:01 PM MST7:01 PM EST4:01 UAE (+1)02:0120:01 ET7:01 PM CT23:01 - A person with knowledge of the details says Anthony is staying with the New York Knicks.
Analysis: Anthony has decided to stay in New York after meeting with a number of teams during free agency, the person told The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made. The Knicks offered Anthony a maximum contract worth nearly $130 million over five years. He also met with Chicago, Houston, Dallas and the Lakers, though the Knicks were able to offer about $35 million more than any of them under NBA rules.
July 10 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST1:47 UAE (+1)23:4717:47 ET4:47 PM CT20:47 - Knicks President Phil Jackson says he hasn't heard from Anthony, though expects word from the All-Star forward soon.
Analysis: Jackson says he hoped to get news Thursday, but adds that he ''expected one yesterday and the day before yesterday.'' Speaking to reporters at the Knicks' summer league practice in Las Vegas, Jackson says he has texted Anthony a couple of times since they met last week, but hasn't gotten a response. The Knicks offered Anthony a maximum level contract, worth nearly $130 million over five years, at that meeting in Los Angeles.
July 3 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET19:17 GMT3:17 12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST23:17 UAE21:1715:17 ET2:17 PM CT18:17 - A person with knowledge of the plans says the New York Knicks plan to meet with Anthony on Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles.
Analysis: Team president Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were expected to be part of the meeting but not Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the meeting were to remain private. The Knicks can offer him the largest contract, though Jackson has said he hopes Anthony will take less than a maximum contract.
July 2 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST23:14 UAE21:1415:14 ET2:14 PM CT18:14 - Anthony visited the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and was greeted with images of him in two different uniforms of the franchise.
Analysis: A day after visiting the Bulls, the New York Knicks' star continued his tour in Houston. A video board outside the Toyota Center depicted one image of Anthony in Houston's white uniform with red lettering and another in a retro red and yellow uniform. Between the pictures was Anthony's logo with the word `Melo' in it. He was wearing his No. 7 in both renderings, despite the fact that current Rocket Jeremy Lin wears that number.
July 1 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET18:04 GMT2:04 11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST22:04 UAE20:0414:04 ET1:04 PM CT17:04 - The Chicago Bulls are making the hard sell for Anthony.
Analysis: The Knicks superstar free agent arrived at a decked-out United Center on Tuesday in a limobus with coach Tom Thibodeau and two other people, a police SUV trailing them. He walked past the Michael Jordan statue, waving to a small group of cheering fans as he went inside.

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