Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Where Can Carmelo Anthony Go?

    Complex "It's going to be an interesting summer for Carmelo Anthony no matter what ends up happening to the Knicks star. There's the potential of a divorce hanging over his head (check the gossip pages), and Melo knows Knicks team president Phil Jackson wants nothing to do with the future Hall of Famer..." May 23

  • Charles Oakley 'Carmelo + Lakers = Bad Fit Wouldn't Make Playoffs'

    TMZ "Charles Oakley says Carmelo Anthony should stay far away from the Lakers when he looks for a new NBA home ... telling TMZ Sports, the future ex-Knick needs to play for a contender. There have been rumors that L.A. could be a destination for the All-Star ... who has final say in where he plays..." May 23

  • This series disaster can push Celtics to pull Carmelo trigger

    New York Post "At the start of the second half of the Cavaliers’ historic “Boston Massacre” rout on Friday night, TNT broadcasters Chris Webber and Reggie Miller already were dissecting what moves the Celtics can make in the offseason. Before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals even had ended, debate on..." May 21

  • LaLa Back in LA as Rumors Swirl She Has Forgiven Melo For Side Baby

    Black Sports Online "To be or not to be is Lala’s question. Rumors are she has chosen to be back with Carmelo. After, news broke Melo has a side chick and baby on the way, we saw both going about their business with their rings off. Lala has been going out with friends and serving on instagram. Then, on Mother’s..." May 18

  • Top Knicks defender: ‘Carmelo fights for his teammates’

    New York Post "Knicks forward Lance Thomas experienced an injury-marred season, starting with plantar fasciitis in both feet, a fractured orbital bone and a mysterious hip injury that ended his season with 11 games left. But Thomas appears just as pained that Carmelo Anthony is being used by management as a..." May 18

  • Hall of Famer on Carmelo Anthony: ‘I don’t think he’s the problem’

    Sportsnaut "The New York Knicks will assuredly look to trade star forward Carmelo Anthony this summer. It’s something team president Phil Jackson has repeatedly indicated publicly. For both the Knicks and the future Hall of Famer, a parting of the ways seems to make the most sense. This comes after a..." May 17

  • NBA execs: Phil Jackson killing Carmelo’s trade stock

    New York Post "You want to trade in or sell your 2003 car and get a better model. Chances are you do not initiate sale talks with: “Well, the car stalls and it never got me where I wanted to go. Essentially, it’s a lemon, so let it be someone else’s headache. “But I want the top Blue Book price and then..." May 15

  • Jackson reaches out to Melo, still doesn't want him

    CBS Sports "Phil Jackson cares enough about Carmelo Anthony’s well-being to send a supportive text about his personal issues and still push him towards a better team. Jackson, attending his first NBA combine as Knicks president on Friday, declined to answer any questions about the disgruntled Kristaps..." May 13

  • NBA trade rumors: Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to Bucks?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When Carmelo Anthony trade rumors are brought up, the usual suspects typically dominate the conversation. Teams like the Clippers, Celtics, Cavaliers and Lakers are the teams Anthony is primarily connected to among fans and NBA talking heads. Here's one idea that doesn't involve those..." May 10

  • Mike D'Antoni says he quit Knicks after Carmelo Anthony's ultimatum

    New York Daily News "Apparently it was an ultimatum from Carmelo Anthony that led to Mike D’Antoni’s resignation in New York. D’Antoni made that claim in a long profile published by ESPN, which highlighted his current successful campaign in Houston but also included the following unattributed line: "Anthony said..." May 09

  • How Carmelo could become part of a revamped Clippers Big 4

    New York Post "Clippers coach Doc Rivers still believes in his core group, but admitted he is tired of just being in the playoff party. Carmelo Anthony is tired of being on the outside looking in. In parting comments Wednesday, Rivers sounded like he was leaning toward not breaking up the Clippers after their..." May 05

  • Michele Roberts: Phil Jackson ‘deliberately trying to shame’ Carmelo Anthony out of New York

    Sportsnaut "Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National League Basketball Players Association, does not have a high opinion of Phil Jackson. Referring to comments made by Jackson about Anthony in April, Roberts made her opinion quite known. “I think Phil was deliberately trying to shame..." May 03

  • Oakley thinks Carmelo should leave New York: 'He deserves better'

    TMZ "Charles Oakley says Carmelo Anthony needs to run like hell from the Knicks this off-season ... claiming he simply deserves better. Oakley was at the BTIG charity event in NYC on Tuesday when he told us straight up, "I think he just needs to get out of New York." Oak says he believes Melo..." May 03

  • Why Does Chris Paul Get a Pass While Carmelo Gets Roasted?

    Complex "Chris Paul has played in 76 career playoff games, the most all-time by a player without a conference finals appearance. He is 10th all-time in assists, 15th in steals, third in assists per game, fifth in steals per game, and is the only player in NBA history to average 18 points, nine assists, and..." May 02

  • Should The Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony?

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks are expected to re-open trade talks with the Clippers, though with different terms than the last time the two sides discussed a Carmelo Anthony deal. Instead of an Austin Rivers-centered proposal, which was reportedly on the table during the middle of the season, the Knicks would..." May 02

  • Why Clippers’ downfall could have Carmelo heading west

    New York Post "Chris Paul reprimanded J.J. Redick near the Clippers bench in the first quarter of Sunday’s Game 7. The shooting guard had failed to rush over to help out Paul, who had given up his dribble after being trapped by Utah’s swarming double-team. Two hours later, the Clippers left the Staples Center..." May 01

  • Carmelo Anthony Making Last-ditch Effort To Save His Marriage

    TMZ "Carmelo Anthony's playing right up to the final buzzer ... doing everything he can to win La La back and keep their marriage from ending in divorce. Sources close to the couple tell us ... Melo's been sending his estranged wife texts telling her he's still in love and doesn't want her to leave..." April 27

  • Kobe says Jackson-Melo feud not beyond reconciliation

    New York Post "Phil Jackson attended the premiere Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival of the animated movie Kobe Bryant made from his poem “Dear Basketball.’’ Considering the wars Bryant and the Knicks president waged in print and in public back in their Lakers days, maybe there is hope for the Zen Master and..." April 27

  • Why Carmelo Anthony must leave Knicks for this NBA team

    New York Daily News "51-32. That's the Clippers' record the last three years with Blake Griffin out of the lineup. Chris Paul missed 13 of those same games. In the 70 games Paul played without Blake, the Clippers' record was 47-23, good for a projected 55-win season. Griffin is just not that valuable to the..." April 25

  • Melo’s Mistress Mia Angel Burks Allegedly Has Been Looking for Athlete or Rapper to Get Pregnant By

    Black Sports Online "If you believe Mia’s friend Anthony Jacobs, this has been in the works for a while. It was just a matter of who was going to be the pappy as you can see in the video above. Carmelo Anthony’s alleged mistress, Mia Angel Burks, supposedly got pregnant to ‘hustle’ money from the NBA player...." April 24

  • Derek Fisher 'I'm Gonna Call Carmelo ... To Help Him Through La La Breakup'

    TMZ "Derek Fisher says Carmelo Anthony needs to be focused on family ... not basketball ... and promises he'll reach out to his former player and help him cope with the separation from his superstar wife, La La. Derek coached Melo on the Knicks a few years back -- and when we got him out in..." April 23

  • Melo & La La She Gets Primary Temp Custody He Gets Visitation

    TMZ "Carmelo Anthony and La La are hashing out a temporary custody agreement in which she will get primary custody of their son ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the former couple tell us 10-year-old Kiyan will live with La La in NYC, but Melo has a totally open line of communication and will..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony Alleged Mistress is a 24-Year Old Northwestern Graduate, Reports Claim

    The Big Lead "Multiple websites are claiming that Carmelo Anthony didn’t get a stripper pregnant, but rather a 24-year old Northwestern graduate from Chicago. The website Fameolous has some photos of the woman, whose name is allegedly Mia Angel Burks. The NY Post claims she graduated from Northwestern..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony-to-Celtics scenario picking up steam

    New York Post "With the Celtics fading in the first round, the chances of Carmelo Anthony wearing green are increasing. According to an NBA source, the Celtics coaching staff was in favor of trading for Anthony at the trade deadline, but general manager Danny Ainge had too many reservations. One of Ainge’s..." April 21

  • Prenup could complicate divorce between Carmelo, La La

    TMZ "When, not if, Carmelo or La La Anthony pull the divorce trigger, there will be a road map on how they will divide their $200 plus million fortune. Sources connected to the couple tell us they signed a prenup before getting hitched in 2010. We're told the prenup benefits Carmelo way more than La..." April 20

  • Details on Melo’s Side Chick Baby Potentially Not Being His; Other Potential Pappys Emerge

    Black Sports Online "The side chick Mia Angel Burks wants the baby to be Carmelo’s but there is reason to believe it isn’t. Melo’s team says he isn’t the father and Burks has been linked to several athletes and entertainers most notably Black Ink’s Ryan Henry according to Baller Alert. What this means is Melo..." April 20

  • Inside the tumultuous marriage of La La and Carmelo Anthony

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony arrived in the city in 2011 as one of the NBA’s most promising young stars — a top scorer from Denver thought to be just what the Knicks needed to revive their struggling franchise. His personal life was soaring, too. Less than a year before the trade, he married his longtime..." April 19

  • How Carmelo Anthony justified allegedly cheating on La La

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony has been dogged by cheating rumors for years and sources say he’d justify it to his friends by saying, “La La is married, I’m not.” Multiple sources tell Page Six that Melo would often flirt or hook up with women while he was on the road with the Knicks during his nearly..." April 18

  • Report: La La & Carmelo Split Because He Allegedly Got Another Girl Pregnant

    Total Pro Sports "It was shocking news that came down on Monday that Carmelo Anthony and La La Anthony were reportedly getting a divorce after many years together. Reports stated the grueling NBA season where Melo had to deal with trade talks all year took a toll on the marriage, but the split was still..." April 18

  • Carmelo Anthony splits from wife La La

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony is checking out of La La Land. New York Knicks superstar forward Carmelo Anthony, 32, has separated from his wife, La La, after seven years of marriage, TMZ reports. The high profile duo are currently living separately, and La La, 37, has moved out of their home into her own..." April 17

  • NBA Execs Explain Why Melo is a Nice Guy, But Trade Partners Will Be Scarce

    Sporting News "Ask around among NBA executives, and the consensus is that Knicks team president Phil Jackson didn’t say anything particularly surprising on Friday when he told the media that Carmelo Anthony, "would be better off somewhere else." But ask them if they’re prepared to take Anthony on their own..." April 17

  • Kristaps Porzingis ‘likes’ Carmelo Anthony’s response to Phil Jackson

    Larry Brown Sports "The drama within the New York Knicks organization just got an extra layer. Amid controversial comments by Phil Jackson towards Carmelo Anthony on Friday, Kristaps Porzingis may have taken the side of his teammate. While speaking with the media on Friday, Jackson said he thought Anthony might..." April 15

  • Phil Jackson: Knicks want 'significant player' in return for Carmelo Anthony

    Bleacher Report "If the New York Knicks are going to trade Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they don't appear willing to give the 10-time All-Star away. During a press conference Friday, Knicks president Phil Jackson said the team would "like a significant player in return" if it deals Anthony, per ESPN's Ian..." April 14

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony responds to Phil Jackson's comments on Instagram

    Sporting News "It didn't take long for Carmelo Anthony to respond to Phil Jackson's comments. The NBA star posted an image to his Instagram Friday, minutes after the Knicks president finished his press conference, declaring that Anthony "would be better off somewhere else." Jackson clearly doesn’t want..." April 14

  • Phil Jackson on Carmelo Anthony: ‘He would be better off somewhere else’

    Sportsnaut "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson definitely didn’t mince words when talking about star forward Carmelo Anthony on Friday. In discussing what the future might hold for Melo and the Knicks, Jackson pretty much closed the door on Anthony returning to the Big Apple for the 2017-18..." April 14

  • Carmelo Anthony, Jeff Hornacek had expletive-filled exchange in locker room

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks' horror show of a season is finally over, and now they can finally turn the page, focus on the future and ... wait, what? There's more drama? Of course there is! We'll probably still be hearing tales about this dysfunctional locker room and front office 10 years from now...." April 14

  • After seven seasons with Knicks, will Melo agree to a trade?

    ESPN "In a season littered with low points, the 2016-17 New York Knicks appeared to find rock bottom on March 12. In Brooklyn, the 11-win Nets sank 14 3-pointers in the first half against the Knicks, effectively ending New York's playoff hopes in 24 painful minutes. And head coach Jeff Hornacek..." April 13

  • Carmelo would ‘love’ to stay with Knicks if they commit to winning

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony has maintained all season long that he enjoys playing in New York and wants to remain with the Knicks, and he is not changing that stance heading into the offseason. That is, of course, if the front office does everything it can to assemble a contender. After he played 23..." April 13

  • Carmelo Anthony found it 'hard to trust' Phil Jackson after drama

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony knows there is a possibility the Knicks could again look to trade him this offseason. "They might," he said after the Knicks' season finale Wednesday. "They might." New York spoke to multiple teams about trades involving Anthony before the February trade deadline, and Anthony..." April 13

  • Has Carmelo Anthony played his final Knicks game?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Barring something drastically changing around the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony's time with the franchise will conclude with this box score: 7-19 FG, 23 PT, 6 REB, 4 AST, -4 plus/minus in a 106-103 loss to the Wizards. With the news Anthony won't play in Wednesday's season finale, that's how the..." April 12

  • Carmelo Anthony likely sitting out with Knicks tenure up in air

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony is expected to miss Wednesday's season finale with a sore left knee, sitting out what may be his last game as a member of the New York Knicks. In his seventh season in New York, Anthony was the focal point of trade rumors prior to the February deadline, and the Knicks may test..." April 11

  • Knicks coach references Carmelo, who may have played final game, aging and coming through in clutch ‘sometimes’

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony may not even be in uniform for what could be his final game with the Knicks. Jeff Hornacek said on Tuesday that Anthony was still experiencing knee pain and that it is unlikely that Anthony, whose future with the club is in doubt, will play in Wednesday’s season finale against..." April 11

  • Dwyane Wade Reveals What Goes Down in His Group Text With LeBron, Carmelo, and Chris Paul

    Complex "A little more than a year ago, Bleacher Report published a long story about "The Brotherhood" that exists between LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul. In the story, LeBron revealed that he would like to play with his three close friends one day. The four players also talked..." April 07

  • Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks 'took a toll' on Knicks

    ESPN "If you're looking for reasons why the New York Knicks performed so far below expectations this season, there are plenty to choose from. The roster didn't fit well, they never figured out how to defend as a unit and players never got comfortable running the triangle portions of Jeff Hornacek's..." April 07

  • Carmelo Anthony on exit meeting with Phil Jackson: ‘The chips will be on the table’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The last time Carmelo Anthony met with Phil Jackson – a meeting Anthony had to push multiple times to get – Jackson asked Anthony whether he wanted to stay with the Knicks. Anthony said yes. It sounded like a short meeting. What will Anthony’s exit meeting with Jackson, the Knicks president, be..." April 04

  • Carmelo Anthony hints his time with Knicks is ending

    USA Today "Carmelo Anthony sat back in a chair among the 1999 Knicks who were at the team’s training center as part of a throwback celebration, the old-timers including a pair of players who had been teammates with Anthony earlier in his career. It seemed to make him a little nostalgic, a fitting emotion..." April 04

  • Carmelo Explains Why The Writing is on The Wall With Knicks & Future Meeting With Phil Jackson

    Black Sports Online "It’s been a disastrous season for the Knicks “super team” and with 5 games left Carmelo Anthony has his targets set on his exit meeting with Team President Phil Jackson. Jackson has taken subtle shots all season at Melo and has been nowhere to be found during the season of poor play. Sporting..." April 03

  • Carmelo says he doesn’t know his role with the Knicks anymore

    Fox Sports "So much for the New York Knicks’ status as an NBA superteam. Carmelo Anthony’s squad was officially eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday, and Anthony sounded lost in his postgame interview. The 10-time All-Star told reporters he doesn’t know what role..." March 30

  • Not good, New York: Carmelo Anthony buries Phil Jackson's beloved triangle

    New York Post "As every Knick tries to find a reason for the team’s collapse after Christmas, Carmelo Anthony added to the discussion, questioning the flipping back and forth from Jeff Hornacek’s speedy, modern offense to Phil Jackson’s moderately paced triangle. It’s no shocker Anthony indicated he was..." March 23

  • Knicks tell Melo to get used to the bench

    New York Post "With the Knicks down 25 points, Carmelo Anthony sat out the fourth quarter at Staples Center on Monday against the Clippers. With the season down to a dirty dozen games, Anthony had better get used to a view from the bench — even in closer contests. One day after he sounded as if his future in..." March 22