The following is a list of the career highs in the NBA for Carmelo Anthony. I'm listing Carmelo Anthony's career highs in the NBA for points, rebounds, assists, and threes in a NBA game. Plus I'm listing an incredible NBA record Carmelo Anthony owns.
NBA career highs for Carmelo Anthony in points, rebounds, assists and threes
- Carmelo Anthony's career high for points in a NBA game is 62
Carmelo Anthony's career high for points in a NBA game is 62. Melo set his career high of 62 points on January 24, 2014, while playing for the New York Knicks in a game vs the Charlotte Bobcats.
In the game, Carmelo Anthony made 23 of 35 shots from the field, including six of 11 threes, and Melo was 10 for 10 from the free-throw line to account for his career high 62 points. Melo also had 13 rebounds and zero turnovers, as the Knicks blew out the Bobcats, 125-96.
The 62 points scored by Carmelo Anthony is a new record for both the Knicks franchise and for most points scored by a player in Madison Square Garden. Melo had 20 points in the first quarter, and he had 56 points after three quarters. He then only played in the fourth quarter long enough to score 62 points and then he left the game.
When he scored 62 points in a game, Carmelo Anthony became just the 21st player in NBA history to score over 60 points in a game. There have been 63 games in NBA history in which a player scored 60 or more points. Obviously, some players have accomplished the feat more than once.
- Carmelo Anthony's career high for rebounds in a NBA game is 22
Carmelo Anthony's career high for rebounds in a NBA game is 22, which he set on November 15, 2010, while playing for the Denver Nuggets vs the Phoenix Suns. Melo also scored 20 points in the game, which the Nuggets won, 100-94.
- Carmelo Anthony's career high for assists in a NBA game is 11
Carmelo Anthony's career high for assists in a NBA game is 11. Melo had 11 assists for the Nuggets on February 4, 2009, in a 114-113 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
- Carmelo Anthony's career high for threes in a NBA game is 9
Carmelo Anthony's career high for threes in a NBA game is nine. Melo made nine threes in a game for the Knicks on January 27, 2013, vs the Atlanta Hawks. Melo poured in 42 points in the game, which the Knicks won, 106-104.
Carmelo Anthony holds NBA record for most points scored in one quarter with 33
On December 10, 2008, while playing for the Nuggets vs the Minnesota Timberwolves, Carmelo Anthony tied the NBA record for most points scored in one quarter by a player when he scored 33 points in the third quarter. The 33 points in one quarter tied George Gervin for the most points ever scored in one quarter of a NBA game by a player.
Can you imagine one player scoring 33 points in one quarter?