Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Carmelo Anthony will not speak to new Knicks management about future

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony is not interested in speaking to the New York Knicks’ new front office no matter what they have to say. According to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, Anthony has yet to speak to new team president Steve Mills about his future with the organization because in his mind,..." August 02

  • Carmelo Anthony getting recruited by another Trail Blazer

    New York Post "The Mayor of Baltimore says Carmelo Anthony would be “an asset” for any NBA team and Trail Blazers shooting guard Evan Turner believes that includes Portland. Turner appeared at Coppin State for the Anthony-sponsored “Basketball Tournament,” rooting on the alumni team from Ohio State (his alma..." August 02

  • Carmelo unwilling to accept trade to Cleveland

    New York Post "The moment of truth has arrived for Carmelo Anthony. Tuesday night, Anthony will be in a place he cherishes. Not Houston, but Baltimore, where he will host The Basketball Tournament — a month-long event that is down to its final four. Keeping a low profile lately, Anthony will be front and..." August 01

  • Carmelo uses La La’s sexy snap in latest Twitter apology play

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony is letting emojis do the talking these days. On Sunday, the embattled Knicks forward shared a sultry snap of estranged spouse La La Anthony with his nearly nine million Twitter followers. Using the eyes, heart and world emojis, the sexy shot naturally went viral, accumulating..." July 31

  • Carmelo Anthony Continues To Prioritize Trade To Rockets

    Real GM Basketball "Carmelo Anthony continues to place the Houston Rockets as his top priority trade destination despite Kyrie Irving's request for a trade. The Cleveland Cavaliers presumably have a clearer path to trading for Anthony due to the Irving request, but Anthony prefers the Rockets." July 27

  • Melo could be the reason why a Kyrie Irving trade to Knicks appears reportedly 'unlikely'

    CBS Sports "Among Kyrie Irving's preferred trade destinations -- the Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks -- the Big Apple might be an unrealistic scenario. According to an ESPN report Wednesday, Irving-to-New York is "unlikely" to happen because Carmelo Anthony remains..." July 26

  • If Carmelo really wants to leave Knicks, there’s a way to ensure it

    New York Post "On the one hand, it is perfectly understandable why Carmelo Anthony feels he should be entitled to drive the agenda now. For months he sat in stony silence while his name and reputation were bloodied by his ex-boss. He was determined to win his cold war with Phil Jackson. And won it. Now, he..." July 26

  • A Trade Sending Carmelo Anthony To The Cavs Sounds Like It Won’t Happen

    Uproxx "The New York Knicks are one of the preferred landing spots for Kyrie Irving and, as such, there has been a ton of speculation and conjecture as to what the team could offer to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade package. The obvious fit for what the Cavaliers want as value in return for Irving..." July 25

  • Anthony's Rumored 'Primary Objective' Is to Be Traded to Rockets

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose isn’t the long-term solution to the Kyrie Irving problem the Cleveland Cavaliers suddenly have, just like Rose wasn’t the solution to the Knicks’ annual point guard issues. Rose is a stop gap for sure, a guy hoping to stay healthy for one season before trying to strike it rich one..." July 25

  • Thunder emerge as third Carmelo Anthony trade option

    New York Post "The Knicks could add another team to the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes. Anthony had to this point only agreed to be dealt to the Rockets or Cavaliers, but the Thunder reportedly are trying to become a third option. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reported Monday that Anthony and the Thunder are..." July 24

  • Carmelo Anthony: “Knows better than anyone that LeBron is leaving next July”

    The Sports Daily "Will Phil Jackson end up having the last laugh in his feud with Carmelo Anthony? Well, if a report via Frank Isola is true, then it would appear that the New York Knicks would lose out on landing dazzling superstar Kyrie Irving because of Melo’s reluctance to waive his no-trade clause. Thus,..." July 24

  • Damian Lillard talks about his “no pressure” pitch to Carmelo Anthony, selling Portland

    Pro Basketball Talk "Self-made, over-achieving players in the NBA tend not to be the recruiters. They worked hard and made it to where they are more on their own, and their world-view follows that path. Think Derrick Rose in Chicago. Damian Lillard was one of those guys, but he has done a little recruiting of late..." July 24

  • 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

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