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CARMELO ANTHONY, small forward
Nickname: Melo
Born: May 29, 1984 in Brooklyn
Drafted: 2003 by Denver Nuggets, first round (third overall)
Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
Prior team: Denver
2010-11 season: 25.2 PPG; 2.8 APG; 7.6 RPG (career high).
Awards and honors: Four-time NBA All-Star, 2002-03 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (Syracuse), won gold medal with USA National Team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Scouting Report: Not known for his defense, Anthony is nevertheless one of the most prolific scorers in the NBA. He?s been among the top eight players in points per game in each of the last six seasons. He has the fourth highest points-per-game average among active players and 14th best all-time in the NBA. He?s also among the top 10 total point scorers the last six seasons.
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