New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and fans react after Anthony scored a 3-point basket in the closing seconds of overtime in an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Knicks won 100-99.
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New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, left, and Philadelphia 76ers' Jrue Holiday struggle for position during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in Philadelphia. New York won 82-79.
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) celebrates during the second half of the Knicks' 106-104 victory over the Boston Celtics in the NBA basketball season opener, in New York on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. Anthony scored 37 points.
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) gets a shot off against the defense of Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA playoffs in Boston on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Anthony's 42 points were not enough as the Celtics won 96-93.
Carmelo Anthony (22) of the East team dunks over the defense of the West team during the McDonalds boys High School All America Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, April 4, 2002. The East team defeated the West team 138-107.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of the Syracuse Orangemen celebrates their 76-65 win over the Manhattan Jaspers during the first round of the NCAA Championship on March 21, 2003 at the Fleet Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of Syracuse cuts down the net after he and his team defeated Kansas 81-78 during the championship game of the NCAA Men's Final Four Tournament on April 7, 2003 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Anthony was named the tournaments most outstanding player.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of the Denver Nuggets gets a hand on a shot attempt by LeBron James (23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers as Jon Barry (20) of the Nuggets defends in the second half December 2, 2003 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. Anthony had 26 points and 4 blocked shots in the Nuggets' 115-103 win.
Carmelo Anthony (8) of the United States shoots over the defende of Robertas Javtokas (15) and Darius Songaila (9) of Lithuania in the men's basketball bronze medal contest game on August 28, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Indoor Hall of the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of the Denver Nuggets runs into Nazr Mohammed (2) and Robert Horry (5) of the San Antonio Spurs in the key in the first half of Game two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2005 NBA Playoffs at the SBC Center on April 27, 2005 in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs won 104-76.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of the Sophomore Team receives the MVP Award after defeating the Rookie Team in the got milk? Rookie Challenge, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center on February 18, 2005 in Denver, Colorado.
Carmelo Anthony (15) of the USA Basketball Team dunks against Slovenia during the preliminary round on day 4 of the FIBA World Championships 2006 on August 22, 2006 in Sapporo, Japan. The Championship takes place from August 19 to Sept. 3 in Japan.
Denver Nuggets' J.R. Smith, left, and Carmelo Anthony celebrate in the final minute of the Nuggets 120-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals May 25, 2009, in Denver.
Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony, center, slips between New Orleans Hornets forwards Rasual Butler, left, and Peja Stojakovic in the third quarter of the Nuggets' 107-86 victory in Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoffs in Denver on April 29, 2009.
Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony, left, works the ball against Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets' 116-102 victory in Game 5 of the teams' NBA first-round Western Conference playoffs on April 28, 2010, in Denver.
The Denver Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony, center, drives to the hoop between Cleveland Cavaliers' Christian Eyenga, left, of the Congo, and Antawn Jamison in first quarter action in Cleveland, Jan. 28, 2011.
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) drives between Milwaukee Bucks' John Salmons (15) and Andrew Bogut, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, in New York. Anthony scored 27 points as the Knicks won 114-108.
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Carmelo Anthony (7) of the New York Knicks shoots the ball over Andrew Bogut(6)of the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2011 in New York City. Anthony scored 27 points as the Knicks won 114-108.