24. Carmelo Anthony, basketball

There's a "WB" tattoo on his left shoulder, a nod to the West Baltimore neighborhood where he polished the jump shot that has made him a five-time <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15008001" title="National Basketball Association" href="/topic/sports/basketball/national-basketball-association-15008001.topic">NBA</a> All-Star. Anthony, a 6-foot-8 forward from Towson Catholic, played one year at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000000288" title="Syracuse Orange" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/syracuse-orange-ORSPT000000288.topic">Syracuse</a> and led it to the 2002-03 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000122" title="National Collegiate Athletic Association" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/national-collegiate-athletic-association-ORSPT000122.topic">NCAA</a> championship before turning pro. The third pick in the draft, he has averaged 24.7 points a game and now plays for the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000200" title="New York Knicks" href="/topic/sports/basketball/new-york-knicks-ORSPT000200.topic">New York Knicks</a>.

( Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam / February 27, 2001 )

There's a "WB" tattoo on his left shoulder, a nod to the West Baltimore neighborhood where he polished the jump shot that has made him a five-time NBA All-Star. Anthony, a 6-foot-8 forward from Towson Catholic, played one year at Syracuse and led it to the 2002-03 NCAA championship before turning pro. The third pick in the draft, he has averaged 24.7 points a game and now plays for the New York Knicks.

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