Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Melo: Frustrating not to know Knicks' direction

    ESPN "New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said he doesn't understand management's vision for the future after the club's inactivity at Thursday's trade deadline. "No, not now. No, to be honest with you," Anthony said late Thursday night. "I think they were kind of planning on the trade deadline,..." February 24

  • Carmelo Anthony could waive no-trade clause for Clippers this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "The trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony have died down considerably over the past two weeks, and Anthony said at the All-Star Game that he expects to remain with the New York Knicks this season. After the season could be an entirely different discussion. Even if Anthony remains in The Big..." February 23

  • Clippers, Celtics keeping hope of Carmelo Anthony trade alive?

    ESPN "Jeff Hornacek said what you’d expect an NBA coach to say less than 48 hours before the league’s trade deadline: He doesn’t think the New York Knicks are going to make any moves. “Most of the time, there’s all kinds of talk, and only one or two things ever happen, so we expect these guys to be..." February 22

  • Carmelo Anthony says he's not asking Knicks to trade him 'without having a plan'

    CBS Sports "With DeMarcus Cousins being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, one of the few big names left on the trade market is the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony. But that situation remains in a stalemate. Team president Phil Jackson wants nothing more than to trade Anthony, and reportedly the Knicks have been..." February 21

  • Are Carmelo Anthony and Jimmy Butler being shopped?

    USA Today "The New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings started the NBA’s trade deadline season with a monster of a blockbuster trade. What’s next? Who’s next? You’re going to hear a lot about Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler going to the Boston Celtics, who have the assets to make this happen. But..." February 21

  • Why DeMarcus Cousins isn’t domino for Carmelo trade

    New York Post "Right before the All-Star break, an NBA executive speculated about possible, even if unrealistic, trade scenarios for the Knicks and Carmelo Anthony. One deal involved Cleveland but did not contain Kevin Love. The exec stopped himself. “Try selling that to Knick fans and they’ll burn down the..." February 21

  • Carmelo prefers trade to Clippers or Lakers

    New York Post "Knicks general manager Steve Mills was in town for All-Star Weekend, and it doesn’t appear he was here to finalize divorce proceedings with Carmelo Anthony. According to a source who has spoken to Knicks officials, the odds are heavily against the team dealing Anthony by Thursday’s trade..." February 21

  • Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Intends to Stay with Knicks Entering Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony intends to remain with the New York Knicks and likely won't waive his no-trade clause, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Mannix of The Vertical. "The Knicks have not brought anything to his [Anthony's] group that would inspire them to really want to waive this no-trade..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

    USA Today "For weeks, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had looked forward to time off during All-Star weekend. Not voted a starter by the fans or a reserve by the coaches, he joked he had his bags packed even though he didn’t know where he was going. He decided on a Caribbean vacation. Then Kevin..." February 19

  • Draymond Green on Carmelo Anthony: ‘The way he’s been treated pisses me off’

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green has never been afraid to speak his mind publicly. In addition to his sometimes violent play on the court, this is what makes Green such a divisive figure. With that said, Green himself is liked by fellow NBA players. His hard-nosed approach..." February 19

  • Moving Melo to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks

    New York Daily News "If Carmelo Anthony calls being named Kevin Love’s All-Star replacement “a downer” one can only imagine what he thinks of Phil Jackson’s tweeting habits as well as the current state of the Knicks. The season has been an epic downer for Anthony, the 32-year-old forward who is in danger of..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony is an All-Star over Bradley Beal for a very simple reason

    CBS Sports "When the NBA announced Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony would replace the injured Kevin Love in Sunday’s All-Star Game, there was an immediate public outcry. Anthony has been great (on offense) lately, but the New York Knicks have a 23-34 record heading into the break. Surely Washington Wizards..." February 17

  • Bill Walton Doesn't Want Carmelo Anthony Anywhere Near The Teams He Likes

    The Big Lead "Bill Walton called the Pacers-Cavaliers game last night as part of ESPN’s college-pro crossover night. During a promotion for the second half of the NBA doubleheader, Knicks-Thunder, Walton was giving a chance to opine on Carmelo Anthony’s future. And he brought the heat. “Doesn’t matter to..." February 16

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony named to replace Cavaliers' Kevin Love at All-Star Game

    USA Today "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will replace injured Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday in New Orleans. This marks the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, who went into Wednesday's game against the..." February 16

  • Carmelo expects to be with Knicks after trade deadline

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony said on Wednesday morning that he expects to be playing for the New York Knicks after the Feb. 23 trade deadline. "I never thought I would be anywhere else," he said. The Knicks have talked to at least three teams about potential deals involving Anthony this..." February 15

  • Jeff Hornacek doesn’t expect Knicks to deal Carmelo Anthony before trade deadline

    New York Daily News "For weeks, Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks have been at the center of NBA trade speculation. But Jeff Hornacek isn't expecting his team to make any moves before the Feb. 23 deadline. "Whether you're a player, a coach, whatever, you always believe nothing's going to happen. And I think this is..." February 15

  • Carmelo Anthony may decline All-Star invite to ‘get away from everything’

    New York Daily News "f Phil Jackson gets his wish and Carmelo Anthony is dealt by the trade deadline, Sunday's 94-90 victory over the Spurs could've been the forward's last game at the Garden as a member of the Knicks. And it was an impressive showing after the fans booed his effort in the first half. "They..." February 14

  • Carmelo Anthony: Getting through 'cloud' even worse than it looks from outside

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony said the Charles Oakley incident at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday is another example of a "cloud" that's hovering over the organization at the moment -- one that he says could affect the team's ability to attract free agents. "What happened is just an accumulation of..." February 11

  • Chris Broussard rips Phil Jackson for his handling of the Carmelo Anthony drama

    Fox Sports "On this week's episode of the In The Zone basketball podcast, FOX Sports NBA analyst and insider Chris Broussard brought the heat — and he aimed it squarely at New York Knicks president Phil Jackson for his handling of Carmelo Anthony. We won't bog you down with a long introduction here,..." February 11

  • Anthony-Jackson feud: Carmelo feels like Knicks are ‘his team’

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony has told confidants he may decide to wait out the old Zen Master, according to a source. As the feud between the Knicks’ star player and star president escalated Tuesday, Anthony was telling friends he may stand firm on his no-trade clause at the Feb. 23 trade deadline and see..." February 10

  • Phil Jackson takes to Twitter again, says his Carmelo tweet was 'misunderstood'

    CBS Sports "Twitter provides an imperfect platform for expression, and Phil Jackson isn't always the most direct communicator. This can cause problems, as the New York Knicks president has chosen the social media network as his primary method of speaking to the public these days. In this case, "primary" is..." February 10

  • Spike Lee 'still believes' in Melo, says time for Phil Jackson to go

    ESPN "With the Knicks' off-court drama continuing to stir, even before Charles Oakley's arrest at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, one celebrity fan said it's time for a change at the top, while the team's coach said none of it comes as a surprise. Legendary director and superfan Spike Lee..." February 10

  • Spike Lee 'still believes' in Melo, says time for Phil Jackson to go

    ESPN "With the Knicks' off-court drama continuing to stir, even before Charles Oakley's arrest at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, one celebrity fan said it's time for a change at the top, while the team's coach said none of it comes as a surprise. Legendary director and superfan Spike Lee..." February 09

  • Jimmy Butler is all for helping his front office add Carmelo

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jimmy Butler talked to Carmelo Anthony three days ago. It was a “catch-up’’ call, according to Butler on Wednesday. What it should have been was a recruiting call, letting Anthony know that he’s still welcomed in a Bulls uniform if he goes ahead and waives that no-trade clause to escape New..." February 09

  • Carmelo Anthony refuses to let Phil Jackson force him off the Knicks

    CBS Sports "Resorting to subtweeting Carmelo Anthony on Twitter, Knicks president Phil Jackson is seemingly determined to trade away the franchise star. Yet with his no-trade clause, Anthony has the upper hand ... unless the Knicks star changes his mind and decides that he wants to leave New York. Also,..." February 08

  • Phil Jackson resumes his assault on Carmelo Anthony

    New York Post "Phil Jackson has issued another tweet from Mount Zen — and it’s another barely veiled shot escalating his feud with Carmelo Anthony, whom Jackson is looking to trade away from the Knicks. Jackson responded to an unfavorable piece published Tuesday by Bleacher Report in which NBA writer Kevin..." February 07

  • Could Carmelo be moved? Trade deadline talk on A to Z

    USA Today "Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt break down some of the moves that could happen as we approach the NBA trade deadline. They talk about the possibility of Carmelo Anthony being traded and what it might take. They break down Anthony’s desire to win a title and how some seemed to think he was content with..." February 07

  • LeBron calls report regarding his pushing for a Love-Melo trade 'trash'

    CBS Sports "LeBron James fired back with furious intent Monday night after a report from the New York Daily News suggested he was pushing the Cavaliers to trade Kevin Love for his good friend Carmelo Anthony. The Cavs were quick to refute the story, but James took it a step further after the Cavaliers'..." February 07

  • Report: LeBron pushing Kevin Love-for-Carmelo Anthony deal

    ESPN "LeBron James is leaning on the Cleveland Cavaliers' front office to use Kevin Love if needed in a deal to acquire Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, the New York Daily News has reported, citing a league source. Anthony has been the subject of recent trade rumors, with Knicks president..." February 07

  • ‘Miserable’ Phil needs to end this drama and back off Carmelo

    New York Post "After last season’s Super Bowl Sunday loss put the Knicks eight games below .500, Phil Jackson fired his coach, Derek Fisher. A year later on Super Sunday, the Knicks stood eight games under .500 again. The Knicks president can no longer in good conscience use another coach as..." February 06

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony says he's trying to remain optimistic amid trade rumors

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony said late Saturday night that the New York Knicks' struggles and the trade rumors swirling around him have been "testing my will," though he's trying to remain optimistic. "I'm still keeping it [mellow], still keeping it cool, man. It definitely kind of tests you, can put you..." February 05

  • LeBron James: 'Just want the best' for Carmelo Anthony, no matter where he plays

    ESPN "Cavaliers star LeBron James says he just wants good friend Carmelo Anthony to be happy, no matter where he's playing. "I just want the best for my friend, no matter what it is," James told reporters in Cleveland before the Cavaliers traveled to New York for their game against the Knicks on..." February 04

  • Don't expect LeBron James, 'Banana Boat Crew' to be drowned by drama

    Sporting News "We can’t remember a time when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony, three-quarters of the NBA’s famed "Banana Boat Crew," ran their craft onto the rocks and were left to explain the wreckage. These are three of the league’s most powerful players, along with their fourth crew mate, Chris..." February 03

  • Knicks don't want Clippers' Jamal Crawford in Carmelo Anthony deal

    CBS Sports "Carmelo Anthony might not be the answer for the Los Angeles Clippers, but that doesn't mean the talk is about to die down. While the New York Knicks star wasn't lying when he went all third-person on everybody and said, "Melo hasn't said anything yet" about leaving New York, he doesn't have to say..." February 03

  • Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo shouldn’t be starter in ideal landing spot

    New York Post "Jeff Van Gundy said he can see Carmelo Anthony as a sixth man for the Clippers, but the former Knicks coach can’t see him replacing Kevin Love in Cleveland. The Clippers and Cavaliers are the two teams for which the Knicks believe Anthony would waive his no-trade clause to join. However, it..." February 03

  • Kristaps Porzingis comes to Carmelo Anthony’s defense amid trade rumors

    New York Daily News "There was something of a breakthrough moment Wednesday night at Barclays Center, or, at the very least, a relevant feat from Kristaps Porzingis that we hadn’t previously witnessed. Now, everything has to be viewed through the lenses of the circumstances, specifically that the Knicks were..." February 03

  • Is It Time To Bench Carmelo Anthony?

    Fox Sports "Trade rumors swirling and Carmelo Anthony’s off night may have Jeff Hornacek and the New York Knicks thinking it’s time to bench their star player. The drama continues to unfold for Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks as once again the possibility of a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers is..." February 02

  • Is Carmelo Anthony staging his own trade audition?

    New York Post "Is Carmelo Anthony trying to enhance his trade value to other teams with subliminal messages? Anthony is on a potent surge, averaging 30 points in the past seven games. Better yet, he has shot 48 percent or better in six of the seven games. In his one bad shooting game during that run, an..." February 01

  • Sources: Knicks keep after Love; Cavs stand firm

    ESPN "The New York Knicks continue to pursue Kevin Love in advance of the Feb. 23 trade deadline despite the Cleveland Cavaliers' unwillingness to part with the All-Star forward in a deal for Carmelo Anthony, according to league sources. Sources said the Cavaliers, meanwhile, do maintain an interest..." February 01

  • Carmelo Anthony admits he has thought about playing with LeBron, Chris Paul

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony ultimately gets to decide whether or not the New York Knicks trade him before the Feb. 23 deadline, and one of the things that could persuade him to waive his no-trade clause is the allure of playing with one of his closest friends. Reports have indicated that there are very few..." February 01

  • Yes, Carmelo Anthony does hear all those trade rumors

    Sporting News "Carmelo Anthony isn't saying he will be traded, but he isn't saying he won't be, either. The New York Knicks star said he has heard about all the trade rumors surrounding him, but indicated he will let the public know if something does happen. “I hear the new report every day,” Anthony said,..." February 01

  • Report: Celtics believe Knicks' asking price for 'Melo is too high

    CSN New England "The Celtics reportedly told the Knicks they weren’t interested in trading for Carmelo Anthony. Why? I listed a few possible reasons: An actual desire to keep Anthony off this Boston team. Playing hardball to gain leverage. Believing the Knicks’ asking price was too high. It seems..." February 01

  • Carmelo Anthony says impact on family will be top priority when considering waiving no-trade clause

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony revealed on Tuesday that any decision about his future in New York will come down to family first. Anthony, who denied a report that he's given the Knicks a wish list of teams he would agree to join — including the Boston Celtics — indicated that he would only make a move if it..." January 31

  • Carmelo Anthony: Facing things you find unpleasant will enrich your life

    Sportsnaut "Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks haven’t exactly been on the same page this year, and tension seems to be the order of the day with this franchise. That hasn’t stopped Anthony from seeking out the positive in the midst of such a challenge. Facing the perception that his career with..." January 31

  • Report: Carmelo Would Waive No-Trade Clause To Go To Celtics

    SLAM Online "As the trade deadline gets closer and closer, rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony continue to pop up. Last week, a report came out that the Knicks had offered Carmelo to the Cavaliers in exchange for Kevin Love, a move that Cavs management shot down. The Los Angeles Clippers were also in on the..." January 30

  • Hornacek admits reality: Carmelo holds cards for trade

    New York Post "Jeff Hornacek hasn’t yet said he wants Carmelo Anthony to stay — but finally acknowledged the Knicks star can’t be traded unless he agrees to it. In recent days, Hornacek has talked about Anthony dealing with trade rumors as every player does but admitted Sunday Anthony doesn’t have to go..." January 30

  • How Celtics could help facilitate a deal to send Carmelo to Clippers

    CBS Sports "The Knicks want to move Carmelo Anthony; that's pretty clear at this point. The Clippers, according to multiple reports, want Carmelo Anthony, but they don't have the assets. They need a third team. And the Boston Globe reports that the Celtics don't want Anthony, but might help the Clippers get..." January 29

  • Carmelo Anthony's Knicks legacy will be much more positive than Phil Jackson's

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony has to go now, that’s become clear, that’s a roar as loud as the new Second Ave. subway, nothing has changed in the past week. And because he seems to be on his way out of town, there is this sucker notion that Anthony is to blame for everything wrong with the current Knicks and..." January 29

  • Doc Rivers: I’d trade my son, if Clippers-Knicks talks went there

    New York Post "Clippers coach and general manager Doc Rivers removed one potential obstacle to his team trading for Carmelo Anthony, saying he would deal his son, Austin Rivers, if he had to. Rivers likely would be the centerpiece of an Anthony trade. Knicks president Phil Jackson, GM Steve Mills and coach..." January 28

  • Carmelo Anthony: Have to be unique guy to handle Knicks drama

    ESPN "On a day when he was asked about everything from Phil Jackson to wanting to play with Chris Paul and LeBron James to whether "fake news" prevented him from becoming an All-Star, Carmelo Anthony was booed by home fans before he admitted that the soap opera surrounding him can be "mentally draining"..." January 28

Knicks Forum Top 5

  1. Dolan gave Trump a 300k campaign donation
    Last post: Kinkotheclown
  2. 2017 NBA Draft Prospects
    Last post: Weezy
  3. Phil Jackson
    Last post: cssdmark
  4. The Silver Lining: A Lightsider's Tale
    Last post: NYY 26 to 7
  5. Is Jeff the worst among Phils coaching choises?
    Last post: NYY 26 to 7