Carmelo Kyam Anthony (born May 29, 1984; 35 years old) is an American professional basketball player currently signed with the New York Knicks. He has been a lifelong fan of the TMNT property, and starting in 2016 he became involved in several ventures in the series.
- Carmelo is the creative director of a series of merchandising known as Turtles x Melo, working with Nickelodeon to develop a line of products with unique designs.
- Carmelo has a cameo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (film)
- Carmelo appears in a comic published by IDW Publishing, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures - Carmelo Anthony Special.