Carmelo Anthony is one of the most well-known and successful basketball players of our time. He was selected third overall in the 2003 NBA draft, months after winning a national championship during his only season at Syracuse University. This was just the beginning of what would become an impressive career.

Anthony quickly made a name for himself as a forward for the Denver Nuggets, earning the title of NBA All-Rookie First Team in his first season and leading the Nuggets to the playoffs for the first time in a decade. He continued to excel during his time with the Nuggets, making the All-Star team every year from 2007 to 2010 and leading the league in scoring during the 2009-2010 season.

In 2011, Anthony was traded to the New York Knicks, where he continued to thrive. He made the All-Star team every year from 2011 to 2015 and led the Knicks to the playoffs in 2013. He also became the NBA's No. 9 all-time scorer during his time with the Knicks, cementing his legacy as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

Anthony later played for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets before signing with the Portland Trail Blazers in 201