portraits by Tom Medvedich

You should know this by now, but if not: Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony is on the cover of SLAM 162, which is on newsstands everywhere as you’re reading this. (Cop the digital version here.) To snap some photos of Melo for the mag’s pages, we went up to the roof of midtown Manhattan’s Ace Hotel and shot the gold medal winner with NYC’s most iconic building in the background, and you can roll through the gallery above to see the results.