Carmelo Anthony, La La Parents Of Newborn Boy


Nuggets player Carmelo Anthony and MTV Veejay Alani “La La” Vazquez

welcomed the arrival of their son, Kiyan, at 1:35 p.m. today (Mar. 7) at Sky Ridge

Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado.Kiyan

weighed in at 5 lbs., 9 oz and was 18 inches long. Sources told

that Vasquez is resting comfortably with Anthony and her immediate family by her


22, and Vasquez got engaged on Christmas Day in 2004.On

December 16, 2006, Anthony was one of many players involved in a fight between

New York Knicks players and his Denver Nugget teammates during a game at Madison

Square Garden. Anthony

punched Knicks player Mardy Collins in the face and was subsequently suspended

for 15 games.On

February 2, 2007, Anthony and fellow teammate J.R. Smith were in a car accident,

but neither player was injured.The

good news comes amongst other controversy surround Anthony, as Denver Nuggets

coach George Karl has threatened to bench the All-Star Forward, for not showing

enough maturity on the court. "I

think that's the next move," Karl told the Denver Post, citing Anthony's

lack of contribution since his suspension. "I've told Melo in the last two

weeks, 'I don't think you're listening. I don't think you're listening as well

as you need to listen.' For me, the next step is to change the democracy back

to a dictatorship." The

Nuggets have also struggled since pairing Anthony, who leads the league in scoring

with an average of over 30 points per game, with former Philadelphia 76er, Allen

Iverson. "Personally,

I think Melo should forget about scoring," Karl said.