New York Knicks Star Forward Carmelo Anthony to Direct Two-Day Basketball Camp at Queens College August 3 – 4; Spots are still available

— Anthony Will Be Joined by Local Top Prep and College Coaches; Participants Will Receive Anthony’s Autograph and a Team Photo With Him —

FLUSHING, NY, July 30, 2013 — Join New York Knicks Star Forward Carmelo Anthony for basketball instruction and fun at Carmelo Anthony’s 2013 Citi Camp Melo at Queens College on Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4. Anthony will be on the site to direct the two-day event and talk about the finer points of the game from 9 am to 4 pm. He will be joined by local top prep and college coaches.

The camp, open to boys and girls from grades 1 through 12, focuses on basketball fundamentals. Participants receive Anthony’s autograph, a team photo with him, a ProCamp T-Shirt, a camper goodie bag, and the opportunity to win additional prizes. Cost of the camp is $249. Spots are limited, so participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible.

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Event partners include 107.5 WBLS, Born to Compete, PowerCoco, Everlast, GNC, Spalding, Polaroid, Fotobar, Snikiddy, Pronto Print, Welch’s Fruit Snacks, popchips, Teammates for Kids Foundation, Hatton Foundation, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Boys & Girls Club of Garfield, Gildan, Impact Basketball,, and

As it celebrates its 75th year, Queens College enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs. With its graduate and undergraduate degrees, honors programs, and research and internship opportunities, the college helps its over 20,000 students realize their potential in countless ways, assisted by an accessible, award-winning faculty. Located on a beautiful, 77-acre campus in Flushing, the college is cited each year in the Princeton Review as one of the nation’s 100 “Best Value” colleges, thanks to its outstanding academics, generous financial aid packages, and relatively low costs. Learn more at

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Contact: Maria Matteo
Assistant Director of News Services