Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carmelo Anthony: Knicks fans have ‘no reason’ to boo me at MSG

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma City’s newest superstar, Carmelo Anthony, has some high expectations for his return trip to Madison Square Garden later this year. The former New York Knicks star doesn’t think fans in the Big Apple have any reason to boo him when he plays there later this year on December 16...." October 20

  • Carmelo Anthony explains why he didn't pick Trail Blazers

    Oregonian "Marc Stein of the New York Times joined me on the Bald Faced Truth radio show to talk about his in-depth discussion with Carmelo Anthony recently. Stein said Anthony's desire to not come to Portland was rooted in family, not basketball. "We had a fair bit of discussion about Portland...,"..." October 20

  • Porzingis: Melo taught me not to 'give a sh--' about drama

    ESPN "A few months before Carmelo Anthony was traded to Oklahoma City, the New York Knicks -- along with every other team in the league -- were asked by the players' union to vote for the 2017 Teammate of the Year Award. New York's pick? Yup, you guessed it: Melo, who just so happens to open the..." October 19

  • Melo: 'No support' from Knicks, Phil would've traded me 'for a bag of chips'

    New York Times "Russell Westbrook and Paul George were teammates for nearly three months before Carmelo Anthony finally blessed the capital of Oklahoma as a destination worthy of waiving his no-trade clause. The mere opportunity to team up with Westbrook and George and form a potential Superteam, as they’re..." October 18

  • Kristaps Porzingis: I’ll guard Carmelo, but it won’t be easy

    New York Post "The student will square off against the master in Oklahoma City on Thursday night in the Knicks’ deliciously compelling season opener. With Carmelo Anthony lining up at power forward in the Thunder’s small-ball lineup, Porzingis said he will defend his former teammate at the outset. At..." October 18

  • Carmelo Anthony calls Jordan Brand report 'false news'

    Sporting News "Carmelo Anthony has denied a report of Jordan Brand closing his signature sneaker, calling it "false news." When asked about the report after the Thunder's preseason 96-86 victory over the Nuggets, Anthony said, “It’s false. False. Let’s not even discuss that.” Anthony continued, “I just..." October 11

  • Jordan Brand ending Carmelo Anthony's signature sneaker line

    ESPN "As Carmelo Anthony enters his 15th season in the NBA, his new Oklahoma City Thunder uniform won't be the only change in his look. He also apparently won't have a new Jordan signature sneaker to wear. Jordan Brand is halting the Melo shoe series after 13 models, according to industry sources,..." October 11

  • Carmelo Anthony: I've Always Been A Product Of My Environment

    Real GM Basketball "Carmelo Anthony was asked what "Olympic Melo" means to him as many expect that version of his game to be displayed playing alongside Russell Westbrook and Paul George. “Olympic Melo connotation comes into play [where] I’m surrounded by great players,’’ Anthony said. “I try to get where the game..." October 02

  • Why Carmelo finally caved after Rockets, Cavaliers deals were close

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony thought he had been traded twice before he actually was. It was wishful thinking. During an interview on SiriusXM, Anthony said he was under the impression “a trade was in place’’ with Cleveland and “got called off” on draft night in which both he and Paul George were headed to..." September 29

  • Carmelo Anthony says he almost joined Rockets: 'A deal was done' but fell apart

    CBS Sports "Throughout the summer, as Carmelo Anthony languished in New York, everyone assumed it was just a matter of time before he was a member of the Houston Rockets. Especially with the saga between him and the Knicks getting stranger by the day. Houston was originally the only team he would waive his..." September 28

  • Carmelo Anthony: Donald Trump doesn't understand why minorities are scared

    USA Today "Carmelo Anthony didn’t know where to begin. Puerto Rico. The NFL protests. The endless tweets from President Trump that add to the growing fear Anthony has for people who look like him. But as the 10-time All-Star surveyed the surreal scene at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday, his trade..." September 27

  • Carmelo ready to transition to starting power forward for Thunder

    ESPN "After often resisting it in New York, Carmelo Anthony will officially make the full-time transition to starting power forward with the Thunder, coach Billy Donovan said Tuesday. Asked about Anthony laughing off the possibility of coming off the bench Monday at media day, Donovan said, "We're..." September 27

  • Carmelo Anthony Writes Letter to New York After Trade to Thunder from Knicks

    Bleacher Report "NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony wrote a letter saying goodbye to the city of New York on Monday after being traded from the New York Knicks to the Oklahoma City Thunder. "From the day I first met you, I knew we were meant to be together," Anthony opened the letter. "It was love at first sight...." September 25

  • Knicks president Steve Mills says Thunder deal works for Carmelo Anthony and franchise

    New York Daily News "The Carmelo Anthony deal is official. On Saturday the Knicks agreed to ship Melo to Oklahoma City for Doug McDermott, Enes Kanter and a 2018 second-round pick. The team announced the trade Monday morning during Media Day. “This is a deal we feel works for both this franchise and Carmelo,”..." September 25

  • Knicks asked Cavs for Tristan Thompson in Carmelo Anthony trade talks

    CBS Sports "The Knicks knew they were going to lose Carmelo Anthony at some point this offseason. He had made it clear that he wasn't going to be returning to the team and demanded a trade. New York, meanwhile, just wanted to move on from this whole mess. One of the teams he was willing to go via trade was..." September 24

  • Knicks, Carmelo Anthony pushing for trade by Monday

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony badly wants out of New York, and seems to be escalating attempts to make it happen by Monday. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday that Anthony is aggressively pushing to be traded with training camp just around the corner. Anthony has wanted..." September 23

  • Knicks Agree To Trade Carmelo Anthony To Thunder

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks have reached an agreement with the Thunder that will send Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City, reports Adrian Wojanrowski of ESPN (Twitter links). According to Wojnarowski, the deal will send Doug McDermott and Enes Kanter to New York, along with a draft pick. Shams Charania of The..." September 23

  • Carmelo Anthony Considering Adding Portland To Trade List

    Hoops Rumors "Just 72 hours before media day, Carmelo Anthony added the Cavaliers and Thunder to the list of teams for which he would waive his no-trade clause. The 12-time NBA All-Star is also “heavily considering” adding the Trail Blazers to the list, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Portland..." September 23

  • Knicks reached out to Cavaliers in recent days regarding a potential Carmelo Anthony trade

    New York Daily News "Hoping they can deal Carmelo Anthony before training camp, the Knicks reached out to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last 10 days to gauge their interest in a possible trade, a source told the Daily News. Although Anthony still desires Houston as a destination, the Knicks have not budged on..." September 23

  • Carmelo Anthony has Cavs, Thunder on expanded wish list

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, has given the New York Knicks an expanded list of teams -- including the Cleveland Cavaliers -- for which he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause, league sources told ESPN. Team sources told ESPN's Ian Begley that the Knicks also were informed..." September 23

  • Carmelo Is Expected To Start The Season With The Knicks

    Dime Magazine "The talk about Carmelo Anthony finally leaving the Knicks appears to have been overblown. Despite some cautious optimism from his team and a flurry of rumors that he could be traded before Knicks media day on Monday, it seems many are finally resigned to let him appear in a Knicks uniform at that..." September 22

  • Carmelo Anthony Not Mentioned In Knicks GM’s Rebuilding Plan

    NESN "Carmelo Anthony still is a member of the New York Knicks, but you wouldn’t know it if you read new Knicks general manager Scott Perry’s plan to reshape the franchise. The first-year general manager laid out his plan to rebuild the Knicks in a blog on MSG’s official website. And while the..." September 22

  • An ESPN Reporter Believes There’s ‘A Very Good Chance’ Carmelo Is Traded This Weekend

    Uproxx "The Carmelo Anthony trade saga seems to have heated up in recent days. After ostensibly falling dormant for a month or so over the summer, reports have been circulating that activity between the New York Knicks and Anthony’s most aggressive suitor — the Houston Rockets — have given the All-Star..." September 22

  • Carmelo Anthony to accept trade to Trail Blazers if Knicks and Rockets don’t strike deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "Carmelo Anthony trade talks between the Knicks and Rockets appear to be going nowhere. Yet, Anthony’s camp is reportedly cautiously optimistic he’ll get dealt by Monday. This might explain why. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have recruited Anthony to Portland. The Trail Blazers have..." September 21

  • Carmelo Anthony 'Cautiously Optimistic' of Rockets Deal

    New York Daily News "Barring an 11th-hour deal, Carmelo Anthony will remain with the Knicks next week when the team holds their annual media day to tip off the start of training camp. So while the message is one of rebuilding and looking toward the future, the focus will stay on Carmelo’s uncertain status and the..." September 20

  • The Knicks Really Need to Get Rid of Carmelo Anthony

    The Sports Post "Expected Conference Ranking: 11th Best Move of the Offseason: Give the Knicks some credit. Think of all the big names that they could have hired to replace Phil Jackson. John Calipari is just itching to ruin another New York team. Kobe Bryant spends like 11 minutes per week on his Muse Cage..." September 17

  • Draymond Green offers Carmelo defense — and dose of reality

    New York Post "Draymond Green agrees with Carmelo Anthony to an extent. The Warriors volatile forward talked to ESPN.com about the website’s controversial list that set Anthony off on Twitter, and led to other NBA players venting their frustration on social media. “I think when you look at Melo, Melo has..." September 15

  • ESPN’s ‘nonsense’ rankings made Carmelo Anthony angry

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony seems to have a habit of pushing his personal drama into the public eye. From taking subtle shots at Phil Jackson on Instagram to tweeting cryptic photos of his estranged wife La La, the Knicks star has shown he is not shy on social media. His latest target? ESPN. The..." September 13

  • ESPN Ranked Lonzo Ball Ahead Of Carmelo Anthony For 2017-18

    Uproxx "Not even the resurgence of Hoodie Melo can keep Carmelo Anthony from falling down the NBA totem pole and, at least at one outlet, find himself behind Lonzo Ball. ESPN is counting down its annual list of the best NBA players this week, and the first big news out of the 2017-18 rankings is that..." September 12

  • Lillard: Melo ‘didn’t seem opposed’ to joining Blazers

    Larry Brown Sports "Star Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been pressing Carmelo Anthony to try and join him out west — and he thinks he’s getting somewhere. Lillard told Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated that, by his reading, the forward could ultimately be talked into waiting his no-trade clause and..." September 11

  • Carmelo Anthony continuing to engage with young Knicks teammates

    Larry Brown Sports "Whether or not he already has one foot out the door in New York, Master Me7o has not forsaken his young Padawans just yet. International basketball reporter David Pick revealed Saturday that Carmelo Anthony has been engaging with his Knicks teammates as training camp nears and has been sending..." September 09

  • Melo Shows Up Unannounced at LaLa’s Denim Launch; How She Replied on IG

    Black Sports Online "Melo has been plenty active via his IG account, letting people know he wants to work things out with his wife Lala, after allegedly getting his stripper sidepeice pregnant on her; leading to separation. His latest comeback attempt took place when he popped up, completely unexpected at her huge..." September 09

  • Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Jabari Parker Reportedly Mentioned in Talks

    Bleacher Report "Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker was reportedly discussed in trade talks involving New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony. On Tuesday, Ian Begley of ESPN.com noted it was unclear whether the Knicks or Bucks brought Parker into the conversation, but there was "no traction toward a deal."" September 05

  • When does the Carmelo situation move forward in New York?

    ESPN "With the Kyrie Irving deal (finally) done, the biggest remaining question of the NBA offseason is this: What's going on with Carmelo Anthony? The short answer: not much. As of last week, the New York Knicks were "not close" on any deal involving Anthony, per league sources. They've talked on..." September 05

  • Carmelo Anthony working out with Frank Ntilikina, other Knicks

    Pro Basketball Talk "Training camp is just a few weeks away, and when it starts for the Knicks Carmelo Anthony is likely going to be there. While the Knicks and Anthony may both want to move on, trade talks to send him to Houston have stalled out, and unless ‘Melo broadens the list of teams he will waive his no trade..." September 04

  • Carmelo Anthony Promises La La They Can Renew Their Marriage Vows If She Takes Him Back

    Hollywood Life "In order to win back La La Anthony, Carmelo Anthony is willing to do anything. HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned Melo has even promised to say ‘I Do’ all over again if it’ll save his marriage! It seems Carmelo Anthony, 33, is willing to pay whatever price and do whatever he needs to in..." September 03

  • Knicks exec doesn’t mention Carmelo Anthony in essay about future

    Sportress of Blogitude "New York Knicks president Steve Mills recently wrote a essay laying out his vision of the organization’s future. Perhaps not surprisingly, yet still awkward, Mills failed to mention Carmelo Anthony, who of course remains on the Knicks roster … for now. In a lengthy essay entitled, “A New Day..." August 29

  • Knicks president touts team's future, fails to mention Melo

    Newsday "Knicks president Steve Mills added to the Melodrama on Friday when he omitted Carmelo Anthony’s name in a blog entry he wrote about the upcoming season on the official Madison Square Garden website. In the blog entry, titled “A New Day for the Knicks — The Journey Begins,” Mills spelled out his..." August 25

  • Knicks leave Carmelo Anthony off season-ticket promotion

    Sportsnaut "New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has been the subject of trade rumors throughout the NBA offseason, so it might not be surprising to a season-ticket advertisement without the veteran. Rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina, franchise cornerstone Kristaps Porzingis and second-year center Willy..." August 25

  • Carmelo Anthony trade talks between Knicks, Rockets have stagnated

    CBS Sports "The Knicks and Rockets have been closely linked to a deal involving Carmelo Anthony all summer long. With Anthony having a no-trade clause in his contract, he can control his destination, and the only team he wants to play for is Houston. The Rockets and Knicks have so far struggled to get..." August 24

  • Carmelo Anthony to Cavs not as farfetched after big trade

    New York Post "When the Cavaliers talked to the Knicks about Kyrie Irving, Cleveland brass had no interest in discussing Carmelo Anthony. Kristaps Porzingis was their lone focus. Whether that changes after the blockbuster trade that sent Irving to the Celtics, with the Cavaliers emerging with more assets than..." August 24

  • Carmelo Anthony is going to have an awkward preseason

    New York Post "In a cruel bit of irony for Carmelo Anthony, the Rockets are making an appearance on the Knicks’ preseason schedule, visiting the Garden on Oct. 9. According to widespread reports, Anthony has told the Knicks he is willing to waive his no-trade clause only for the Rockets, who feature his two..." August 22

  • Carmelo Anthony voted ‘best teammate’ by Knicks players

    New York Daily News "Unlike Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony’s teammates didn’t seem to have a big problem with him holding the ball too long. Anthony was voted by his peers as “Best Teammate” on the Knicks, which was announced Friday as part of the NBPA awards. Players were only allowed to vote for their own..." August 18

  • Blazers have 'piqued' Melo's interest

    Sporting News "Carmelo Anthony holds all the cards on where he will play the 2017-18 season. As of right now, he's still a New York Knick. Reports continue to swirl that Anthony wants to eventually end up in Houston playing with friend Chris Paul and All-Star James Harden. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski has..." August 12

  • Rockets, Knicks again talking Carmelo Anthony trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Rockets are once again making a push to try and trade for Carmelo Anthony. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday that Houston re-engaged the Knicks on trade talks for ‘Melo, who has a full no-trade clause. The Rockets are looking for a third team that will help them..." August 10

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony won't waive no-trade clause to join Pelicans

    CBS Sports "After weeks of reports and rumors, the Carmelo Anthony trade talks have apparently stalled. With the All-Star forward holding a no-trade clause, the Knicks have to get his approval for a deal, which has made the negotiations difficult, as Anthony reportedly has indicated he only will agree to be..." August 10

  • Knicks ask Carmelo Anthony to expand his ‘wish list’

    New York Post "Add DeMarcus Cousins to the list of Western Conference stars who want Carmelo Anthony on their side. The Pelicans star center strongly hinted he has reached out to recruit Anthony, who he has said was his favorite Team USA teammate during the Rio Olympics last August. “We need as much talent..." August 10

  • Cousins suggests he'd like to see Melo join Pelicans

    The Score "DeMarcus Cousins may have subtly revealed the identity of one of the stars he's been trying to recruit. The New Orleans Pelicans center recently admitted he's reached out to "some of the biggest names on the block" to join forces with him and fellow All-Star big man Anthony Davis. Cousins..." August 07

  • Carmelo Anthony admits he lost his ‘joy’ for game of basketball

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony wants to play for a contending team next season, and a lot of that has to do with him wanting to enjoy the game of basketball again. With the New York Knicks coming off a 31-win season in which they missed the playoffs for the fourth straight year, Anthony told ESPN’s Scott Van..." August 04

  • Porzingis calls New York 'home', says he'd love to have Carmelo around

    NBA.com "Kristaps Porzingis turned just 22 today and already seems far more wiser than that age suggests, which is what an experience in New York will do a person. He’ll be the youngest player in the NBA Africa Game here Saturday, where he’ll look to do his part to spread goodwill. Even more important,..." August 03