Some Lesser Known Facts About Carmelo Anthony
- Does Carmelo Anthony smoke: No
- Does Carmelo Anthony drink alcohol: Yes
- Just like Michael Jordan, Carmelo was cut from his high school team as a freshman.
- Anthony won the 2002 High School all American slam dunk contest.
- Carmelo Anthony has been named The Big East Rookie of the week a record 10 times. He surpassed NBA legend Allen Iverson’s record of 9 Awards.
- In 2006, Anthony faced a 15 game suspension for an ugly on court brawl with the members of New York Knicks. Interestingly, a few years later, Anthony was picked up by the Knicks in the NBA Draft and he now shares the locker room with some of the guys he had a spat back then.