10 Interesting Facts About Carmelo Anthony

With the 1st pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected LeBron James. With the 2nd pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons selected Darko Milicic, and with the 3rd pick in the 2003 NBA Draft the Denver Nuggets selected Carmelo Anthony. There was an enormous amount of anticipation surrounding these three picks and the star studded 2003 class, but these three players who were once grouped together have gone in completely different directions over the course of their careers.

10. HE HAS A 7-YEAR-OLD SON, KIYAN CARMELO ANTHONY. Carmelo became a father on the 7th of March, 2007, his now wife giving birth to their son Kiyan Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo was engaged to his partner, Lala Vazquez, at the time but they married in 2010 in New York City with the ceremony being filmed by VH1 for the reality series La La’s Full Court Wedding. Now 7 years old, Kiyan is often seen at games and photographed with his parents. It clearly pays to have a dad like Carmelo, as last year Kiyan received a special gift from the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan.

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