Carmelo Anthony, Mehcad Brooks

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will play himself in a guest star-heavy episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Anthony and fellow NBA star Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat will each make cameo appearances in the opening scene and the episode's climax. The episode, titled "Personal Fouls," focuses on a youth basketball coach (The Wonder Years' Dan Lauria) who is suspected of being a sexual predator.

Also appearing in the episode is True Blood and Necessary Roughness star Mehcad Brooks, who plays Prince Miller, a fictional basketball superstar who was once one of the suspected coaches' prodigies. Rapper/actor Heavy D will also guest-star as Miller's cousin and business manager.

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Law & Order: SVU
returns Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10/0c on NBC. The episode is slated to air on Sept. 28.