Carmelo Kyam Anthony Outline
I. Background Information
A. I was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 29th 1984.
B. My parents are Carmelo Anthony Sr. and Mary Anthony.
C. My father died when I was three due to liver failure.
D. My mother had to raise me by herself.
E. When I turned eight my family moved to Baltimore where I tried to perfect my athletic skills. F. There was a lot of crime in Baltimore, including drugs, killings, and shootouts. I saw Baltimore as being a motivation to escape from a horrible community. Baltimore made me tough and mentally focused on my goals. G. I attended Towson Catholic High School for my first three years of high school. H. In the summer of 2000 I had grew five inches. This made me 6 foot five inches. I. I had become one of the top basketball players in my area and had created a name for myself. J. My junior year in high school I averaged 23 points and 10 rebounds per game. K. Mentally I believed that I wasn’t fit for the NBA for I started skipping classes and getting suspended regularly. L. My senior year I transferred to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. M. In 2002 I decided to attend Syracuse University, where I averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds a game. N. Here I led my team to a 30 and 5 season record, and helped our team win its first ever NCAA title. O. After this season I decided to enter the 2003 NBA draft. P. In the 2003 NBA draft I was chosen as the third pick of the first round by the Denver Nuggets. Q. Every season I started to progress more and more.
R. In 2004 I married Alani Vazquez also known as La La who is also from Brooklyn New York. S. In 2007 we had my son Kiyan Carmelo Anthony.
T. In 2011 I went to the New York Knicks, which is my current team. II. Career Highlights
A. I won the high school sprite slam dunk competition my senior year. B. I was the NCAA champion in 2003.
C. I was also the...