NBA Wives And Girlfriends: Alani Vazquez And Carmelo Anthony
NBA Wives And Girlfriends: Alani Vazquez And Carmelo Anthony—The celebrity, Alani Vazquez is the wife and girlfriend of NBA player, Carmelo Anthony. She became engaged to Carmelo Anthony on Christmas Day 2004.
Their son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, was born on March 7, 2007. They were married by Michael Eric Dyson on July 10, 2010 at Cipriani’s in New York before 320 guests, including Justin Timberlake, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Ciara, Trina, Chris Paul, Amar’e Stoudemire, Serena Williams, Kenyon Martin, Hakim Warrick, Jim Boeheim, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Spike Lee, and LeBron James.
The ceremony was filmed by VH1 and aired as part of a reality series on the couple, titled La La’s Full Court Wedding.
On November 15, 2010, Anthony had 20 points and a career-high 22 rebounds for the first 20–20 game of his career against the Phoenix Suns. He also hit game-winning jumper at the buzzer against the Bulls on November 26, 2010.
In December 2010, Anthony missed five games, including a game on Christmas Day due to the death of his sister Michelle. He returned to the lineup in a game against the Kings on January 1, 2011.
On February 22, 2011, Anthony, along with point guard Chauncey Billups, were traded to the New York Knicks in a multi-player deal also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves. Anthony chose to wear number 7 with the Knicks, as his former number 15 was retired by the Knicks for Earl Monroe and Dick McGuire.
Anthony’s first game with the Knicks was a 114–108 win against the Milwaukee Bucks in which he scored 27 points and had 10 rebounds and an assist.
In game 2 of the NBA playoffs in Boston, Anthony tied a playoff career high with 42 points and also had 17 rebounds and 6 assists in a Knicks loss. The Knicks ended up losing to the Boston Celtics in 4 games in the first round of the playoffs.