Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Details of 3-team trade between Cavs, Knicks and Suns discussed

    Cavs Nation "The moment news broke that fan favorite Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him, rumors on potential trades involving Irving started to circulate. One name that kept popping up in the rumor mill was Carmelo Anthony, the All-Star forward of the New York Knicks. However, a..." July 22

  • Knicks Interested In Trading Carmelo, Future First Picks To Cavs For Kyrie Irving

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks have strong interest in trading for Kyrie Irving. New York is willing to include Carmelo Anthony and future first round picks but Kristaps Porzingis is considered untouchable. Irving has listed the Knicks as one of the teams he would have interest in being traded to..." July 21

  • Carmelo willing to waive $8 million trade kicker for Rockets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Carmelo Anthony does not want to return to the Knicks. The Knicks want to trade Carmelo Anthony. The Houston Rockets would like to trade for Carmelo Anthony. So far all that will has not gotten a deal nearly as close to done as has been reported, I was told by sources. There are major hurdles,..." July 21

  • If Rockets land Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James could join him in 2018

    Sportsnaut "Where will LeBron James play following the 2017-18 season? For multiple reasons, the Los Angeles Lakers have received most of the attention. But speaking on CSN New England, Chris Mannix of The Vertical had a different Western Conference team in mind. Mannix did make it clear that the long..." July 20

  • Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum Say Carmelo Anthony Is Interested in Joining Blazers

    Bleacher Report "Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum aren't shying away from making an aggressive pitch—and breaking the NBA's tampering rules—in attempt to persuade Carmelo Anthony to join the Portland Trail Blazers. Speaking to reporters at Lillard's basketball camp Wednesday, the Blazers backcourt duo said they..." July 20

  • How Carmelo Anthony fits with Rockets if he's dealt to Houston

    CBS Sports "Talk of a trade sending Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks to the Houston Rockets has been hot since Anthony reportedly said he would waive his no-trade clause for the Rockets or Cavaliers. A reported deal sending Melo to Houston was in the works before the Knicks stalled talks when new GM..." July 19

  • Despite front office shake-up, Knicks are set on trading Melo to the Rockets

    New York Daily News "The Knicks remain as committed as Carmelo Anthony to finalizing a deal that would send the All Star forward to the Houston Rockets. According to a league source, new Knicks president Steve Mills last week informed Anthony’s representatives that the team wanted to wait until after introducing..." July 19

  • Report: Trail Blazers struggling to find team to take Meyers Leonard in Carmelo Anthony trade

    NBC Sports "Right now, the Knicks are holding up a Carmelo Anthony trade. But even if New York’s new regime relents on dealing Anthony to the Rockets, there are still complications. Houston would probably have to send out Ryan Anderson, whom nobody wants at his salary. Sure, some teams might take..." July 18

  • Carmelo Anthony Not Interested in Staying with Knicks

    SLAM Online "While the Knicks have temporarily halted trade talks surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Melo is remaining steadfast in his request to join the Rockets. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Melo no longer wants to be reincorporated into the Knicks’ roster (starting at 0:23). Via..." July 18

  • Carmelo Anthony not considering Portland right now

    KGW "New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony is not considering waiving his no-trade clause to allow a trade to the Portland Trail Blazers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski, who broke the news Saturday that the Blazers were interested in trading for Anthony, spoke about the..." July 18

  • New Knicks GM Indicates Melo is Not Part of Team's Future Plans

    12 Up "This offseason is becoming the Carmelo Anthony saga. Rumors have been going on​ since the beginning of 2017 and they keep piling up by the minute of every day. Houston, Cleveland, and now, Portland, have all been rumors of a destination for Anthony. But it still hasn't happened, and when Phil..." July 18

  • Knicks not interested in exploring buyout with Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks are still trying to find a way to trade Carmelo Anthony, but they are being careful about not sounding too desperate to deal the 33-year-old superstar. While speaking to the media on Monday, Knicks president Steve Mills said the team has no interest in exploring a potential..." July 17

  • C.J. McCollum posts Instagram picture of Carmelo Anthony in Blazers uniform

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks have hit a lull in their efforts in attempting to move All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony this offseason. However, the Portland Trail Blazers have now entered the picture as a possible landing spot for the 33-year-old. In light of that, Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum has..." July 16

  • Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo not ‘a natural fit’ for Rockets

    New York Post "Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy still lives in Houston and has a good read on that franchise. And Van Gundy, recently named a Team USA coach for the Americas Tournament and World Cup qualifiers, isn’t sure Carmelo Anthony is “a natural fit” for a Houston team trying to dethrone the..." July 16

  • Carmelo Anthony expecting Knicks to resume trade talks

    ESPN "As New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry pursue a meeting with Carmelo Anthony in the coming days, league sources told ESPN that the 10-time All-Star is counting on the franchise to carry out its previously agreed upon mandate to trade him to the Houston..." July 16

  • Trail Blazers hope Carmelo will waive no-trade clause for more teams

    Bleacher Report "As the New York Knicks continue to search for a trade partner to move Carmelo Anthony, the Portland Trail Blazers reportedly want to be included among the contenders. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday the Blazers want to convince Anthony to put them on his list of trade..." July 16

  • James Harden says Carmelo Anthony trade is 'out of his hands'

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets have two-thirds of their own Big Three with James Harden and the newly acquired Chris Paul. The Rockets also were reportedly in the mix to acquire New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony in a trade. Harden called Anthony "one of the best players that we have in this league"..." July 15

  • Carmelo Anthony still wants trade despite Knicks hiring new GM

    New York Daily News "The New York Knicks have paused their trade talks involving Carmelo Anthony now that they have hired a new general manager, but the 33-year-old has reportedly already made up his mind about wanting to play for another team. Shortly after the Knicks sent a second-round pick and cash to the..." July 14

  • Why Knicks put Carmelo Anthony trade on hold

    New York Post "It looks like the Knicks are on the 2-yard line with Carmelo Anthony trade talks — with 98 yards to go. According to a source close to trade talks with the Rockets, the Knicks, with no deal on the table with Houston that makes sense, are hitting the reset button. They are regrouping, and have..." July 14

  • The Knicks Will Reportedly Pause Carmelo Trade Talks To Try And Keep Him In New York

    Uproxx "The Knicks have been trying to trade Carmelo Anthony for a full year, as Phil Jackson spent a ton of time and effort trying to antagonize Anthony into waiving his no-trade clause to no avail. With Jackson gone, Anthony trade talks have reportedly continued, but there was optimism that Anthony..." July 14

  • Boeheim says Carmelo Anthony can help Rockets challenge Warriors

    Fanrag Sports "The way Jim Boeheim sees it, if Carmelo Anthony joins Chris Paul and James Harden on the Houston Rockets, he could help them challenge the Golden State Warriors for supremacy in the West — and in the NBA. “They probably can’t beat the Warriors but they can certainly make it interesting,” the..." July 13

  • Rockets, Knicks Discussing Four-Team Carmelo Anthony Trade Scenarios

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets and New York Knicks continue to discuss Carmelo Anthony trade scenarios. The two teams are considering four-team trade scenarios in order to make a deal worth for both sides. The Rockets would likely need to send out Ryan Anderson in any trade. While both sides are..." July 12

  • Nene ‘Can’t Wait’ to Play With Carmelo Anthony in Houston

    SLAM Online "Nene added fuel to the Carmelo Anthony-to-Houston rumors with a since-deleted Instagram post showing Melo in a Rockets uniform, and a caption that said the big fella “can’t wait” to play with his former teammate again. The Rockets and Knicks are said to be discussing a potential swap for the..." July 12

  • Carmelo ‘confident’ he will end up with Rockets

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Rockets have reportedly turned their full attention toward finding a way to acquire Carmelo Anthony, and it sounds as if the New York Knicks star is willing to do what he can to make that happen. ESPN’s Ian Begley said Monday that Anthony is “confident” he will be traded to the..." July 10

  • Knicks expected to renew Carmelo Anthony trade talks with Rockets

    CBS Sports "After slowing down for a week or so, the Carmelo Anthony rumors are starting to swirl once again. According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the New York Knicks have a "renewed willingness" to make a deal that would send Carmelo to the Houston Rockets following their acquisition of..." July 08

  • How much is too much for the Rockets to pay for Carmelo Anthony?

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony are, to put it mildly, at odds. It seems that Anthony doesn’t want to spend the twilight of his career with a completely dysfunctional, perpetually rebuilding franchise, as odd as that seems. The Houston Rockets, on the other hand, are ready to engage in..." July 07

  • ESPN floats Carmelo trade idea that has Heat landing . . . Ryan Anderson

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With NBA's signing window now open, and with most of the major free-agency deals now completed, speculation has turned to the trade market. And that has drawn attention back to the center of that universe, namely what the New York Knicks are going to do with forward Carmelo Anthony. ESPN's..." July 06

  • Was the Knicks' GM laughing at Carmelo Anthony's 2 a.m. workout video?

    USA Today "The NBA’s Orlando Summer League is underway, and the Knicks are one of the teams participating this year. GM Steve Mills is down in Florida evaluating New York’s squad. Meanwhile, the real team’s biggest star, Carmelo Anthony, was back in New York training hard… NBA TV cameras caught what..." July 02

  • Knicks telling teams they’re still hoping to trade Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The departure of Phil Jackson may result in Carmelo Anthony wanting to remain with the New York Knicks, but does the team feel the same way? According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Knicks have told other teams that they “remain hopeful” that they can trade Anthony during the summer. While previous..." July 02

  • Knicks Not Interested In Ryan Anderson For Carmelo Anthony Trade With Rockets

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets approached the New York Knicks about a trade of Ryan Anderson for Carmelo Anthony. Anthony has a no-trade clause but the presence of Chris Paul with the Rockets could compel him to waive it for that opportunity." July 01

  • Rockets GM hints at making move for Paul George or Carmelo Anthony

    Sporting News "The Rockets have made seven trades before the start of free agency, including a blockbuster deal for Clippers guard Chris Paul. But GM Daryl Morey says his front office isn't done trying to add another superstar. In fact, that's part of why Houston made so many trades Wednesday and..." June 30

  • Report: Melo ‘chewed out’ Kristaps Porzingis over praise of triangle offense

    SI "Knicks stars Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis got into it late last season after Porzingis spoke positively of the triangle offense, the New York Post’s Marc Berman reports. Anthony has repeatedly voiced his displeasure with Phil Jackson’s preferred offensive system, which the team has..." June 29

  • Jeff Hornacek won’t say whether he wants Carmelo Anthony next year

    Sportsnaut "New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek was asked a direct question about whether he wants Carmelo Anthony on the roster next season. And he punted, saying it’s a managerial decision. “Carmelo’s a great player. The guy can really score the ball. So that’s a management decision that..." June 29

  • Doc Rivers: I Didn't Reject Carmelo Trade for Austin Rivers

    TMZ "Doc Rivers says reports he shot down an opportunity to deal away his son, Austin Rivers, for Carmelo Anthony are pure BS ... telling TMZ Sports bluntly, "That's not true." The Clippers honcho was leaving Madeo in Bev Hills Wednesday night when we asked if Chris Paul's departure meant it was a "sad..." June 29

  • Carmelo Anthony not off trade block despite Phil Jackson’s exit

    New York Post "Even with Phil Jackson out of his way, things aren’t yet peachy-keen for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. He can breathe easier but not easy. The Vertical reported the Knicks still are looking to deal Anthony (though they’re unwilling to buy him out). The club, which doesn’t have anyone to..." June 29

  • Report: Melo Plans To Join CP3 in Houston If He Receives Buyout From Knicks

    Total Pro Sports "Everything seems to be happening for the Houston Rockets today. Earlier, the news came down that the Los Angeles Clippers agreed to trade star PG Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, and a 2018 top-three protected first-round pick. " June 28

  • Carmelo Anthony's camp has tried to engage the Knicks in buyout talks

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks appear to be getting closer and closer to a split. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the superstar forward’s camp has tried to “engage” the Knicks in buyout talks. Stein adds that the Knicks have so far been resistant to the idea as it would pave the way..." June 27

  • Melo may orchestrate trade to Wizards or 76ers

    Sportress of Blogitude "A new report concerning Carmelo Anthony’s uncertain future with the New York Knicks suggests the superstar is “toying with the idea of orchestrating” a trade to either the Washington Wizards or Philadelphia 76ers. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reports sources close to Anthony say he’s..." June 27

  • La La Anthony: I’m staying in New York, and Carmelo Anthony prioritizes staying close to our son

    Pro Basketball Talk "Self-serving Knicks president Phil Jackson said Carmelo Anthony “would be better off somewhere else.” Anthony’s wife, La La Anthony, revealed a different point of view when asked whether she’d divorce the star forward and about trade rumors involving him. La La on The Wendy Williams..." June 27

  • Why Carmelo Anthony is reportedly 'reluctant' to leave New York

    New York Daily News "Either Phil Jackson forgot that Carmelo Anthony holds all the cards or he’ll simply doesn’t care. And judging by the way Phil goes after his players, both young and old alike, bet on the latter. In trying to build a very public case against Carmelo — with the help of one or two of his media..." June 27

  • Rumor: Cavs nearly involved in 5-team trade involving George, Love, Melo

    Cavs Nation "Since the Cleveland Cavaliers fell short of repeating as NBA champions, there have been a flurry of rumors around the organization. Much of which has centered around the possibility of acquiring more superstar talent to help them challenge the Golden State Warriors. During ESPN 710 LA’s “Mason..." June 25

  • The Knicks’ Carmelo-Porzingis problem no one dares speak of

    New York Post "As a practical basketball matter, let’s go back to the 2015 NBA draft, when we might have heard, “With the fourth overall selection, the Knicks select 7-foot-3 Kristaps Porzingis.” “Wow! Tell us more.” “Well, he has one specialty.” “What’s that?” “Outside shooting.” Perhaps it has..." June 25

  • Cavs would be interested in Wade, Melo if bought out

    Larry Brown Sports "After losing to the Warriors in five games in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers have shown a keen interest in upgrading their roster before next season. That won’t be easy given Cleveland’s cap situation and lack of easy-to-move assets. The Cavs likely will need to focus on inexpensive..." June 24

  • Carmelo Anthony wants to stay on Knicks, even though Phil Jackson hasn’t given up on trading him

    New York Daily News "Wielding the power of a no-trade clause and faced with pressure to accept a relocation, Carmelo Anthony informed the Knicks he'd rather stay in New York, according to Phil Jackson. The team president revealed that significant nugget Wednesday, while simultaneously acknowledging he's listening..." June 22

  • Clippers could include JJ Redick in sign-and-trade for Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The LA Clippers may be trying to kick off the Jerry West era with a bang. Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports reports on Monday that “a scenario remains possible” where the Clippers sign-and-trade J.J. Redick to the New York Knicks along with another player in exchange for Carmelo Anthony. The..." June 20

  • Knicks Had Opportunity To Sign Chris Paul If Not For Alienation Of Carmelo

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks are attempting to part ways with Carmelo Anthony but there is an alternate scenario in which they pursue Chris Paul in free agency selling him on Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. "Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony should have been walking arm in arm to go greet Chris Paul for..." June 20

  • NBA rumors: Carmelo Anthony to Cavs after Knicks buyout?

    Newark Star-Ledger "After years of rumors connecting Carmelo Anthony to LeBron James, the friends could finally play together as quickly as next season through an unconventional route: The Knicks buying out Anthony's deal and cutting ties with nothing in return. While the idea may seem hard to imagine, Stefan..." June 14

  • Does Jimmy Butler want the Bulls to go after Carmelo Anthony?

    Sportsnaut "As the entire Jimmy Butler saga in Chicago prepares to play out later this summer, there’s still a strong chance that he could be traded. There were rumors surrounding the All-Star heading up to February’s trade deadline, but the Bulls decided to hang on to their franchise player. Now,..." June 07

  • NBA experts: Carmelo Anthony not what the Cavaliers need

    New York Post "So would Carmelo Anthony have made any difference if he were decked in wine and gold this June and the Cavaliers pulled the trigger on the Knicks All-Star before February’s trade deadline? Does San Francisco need another bay? No, NBA insiders believe Anthony would not have been an important..." June 07

  • J.R. Smith on Knicks’ treatment of Carmelo Anthony: ‘Unfair and unjust’

    Newsday "Former Knick J.R. Smith contended on Saturday that he hasn’t specifically discussed with friend and ex-teammate Carmelo Anthony whether or not he will waive his no-trade clause rather than continue to butt heads with Knicks president Phil Jackson. But Smith made it clear that he believes Anthony..." June 04