Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carmelo Anthony 'Embarrassed' to Attend Son's AAU Games While Seeking NBA Contract

    Bleacher Report "Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony reiterated the embarrassment he felt while attending his son Kiyan's AAU games after getting waived by the Chicago Bulls following a trade from the Houston Rockets in January 2019. "I was embarrassed," Anthony told..." May 07

  • Why Carmelo Anthony's resurgence means so much to young NBA superstars

    ESPN "IT WAS NOV. 5, 2017, game nine for the newly formed superteam in Oklahoma City. After a bumpy 4-4 start, the Thunder were in Portland to take on a division rival. Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts had taken his spot in the narrow hallway of the Moda Center pregame to talk with..." May 07

  • Carmelo Anthony moves into 10th on NBA's all-time scoring list

    The Score "Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony moved into sole possession of 10th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list during Monday's matchup against the Atlanta Hawks. The future Hall of Famer leapfrogged Elvin Hayes with a..." May 03

  • Carmelo Anthony memoir set for September release

    Sportress of Blogitude "  Carmelo Anthony is set to release a memoir this fall that chronicles his inspiring rise from housing projects in New York and Baltimore to international superstardom in the NBA and the Olympic stage.   Titled, ”Where Tomorrows Aren’t..." April 28

  • Top 10 Active NBA Players With The Most Playoff Points

    Fadeaway World "Some of the best games come from the NBA playoffs. The stakes are bigger. The games mean more. In these situations, it’s winning or go home, which prompts the best performance from many players that make the tournament. Over the years, we have seen MVP-caliber players carry their..." April 23

  • Carmelo Anthony Launches Inclusive Global Content Company, Creative 7

    Variety "Growing up, movies and television were one of Carmelo Anthony’s favorite escapes. The NBA superstar was inspired by the strong characters on TV shows such as “Martin,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and Spike Lee’s classic movie “Do the Right..." April 07

  • Carmelo Anthony throws shade at Pistons for odd reason

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony is getting a little too old to deal with the shenanigans that he was subjected to at Little Caesars Arena this week. Anthony’s Portland Trail Blazers faced the Pistons in Detroit on Wednesday. After the game, the veteran forward tweeted pictures of himself with..." April 02

  • Iman Shumpert defends Carmelo Anthony as a leader

    Basketball Network "“Carmelo, I think, wanted to be a leader, but I don’t think he completely knew how to be a leader as a player.” That’s how Phil Jackson explained one of the reasons for his failed tenure as the President of Basketball Operations with the New York Knicks. Iman..." March 29

  • Blazers’ epic locker room celebration for Carmelo Anthony, Terry Stotts records

    Clutch Points "Friday’s tilt between the Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks will go down as a historic evening for both Carmelo Anthony and Blazers head coach Terry Stotts. ‘Melo, of course, got his share of shine by becoming just the 11th member of the..." March 20

  • Carmelo Anthony passes Hakeem Olajuwon for 11th on all-time scoring list

    The Score "Carmelo Anthony continues to climb in the NBA record books. The Portland Trail Blazers forward surpassed Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon for 11th on the NBA's all-time scoring list with a baseline jumper midway through the fourth quarter of..." March 14

  • Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony On Joining The 2004 Olympic Team

    Fadeaway World "If you know the history of the Team USA, you know that the 2004 Olympic team was one of the biggest fiascos in recent history for USA Basketball. There were a lot of factors that affected their performance in Athens and with their pedigree in international basketball, their participation in..." March 07

  • Kevin Durant And Carmelo Anthony Invests In Professional Bball League For High Schoolers That Will Pay Them $100k

    Black Sports Online "LaVar Ball did it first, but didn’t have the funding or corporate backing to make it succeed long term. Overtime is doing it now and I found this quote curious from their CEO. “I’m doing something that should have been done a long time..." March 04

  • Hornets’ LaMelo Ball called out by Warriors announcer for stealing Carmelo Anthony’s celebration

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony is no longer the only Melo in the NBA, as Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball has taken the league by storm this season. Aside from inadvertently taking Anthony’s nickname, looks like the brash rookie is also stealing his..." February 27

  • Knicks’ Immanuel Quickley upstages Blazers vet Carmelo Anthony’s return to the Garden

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks have been surprisingly feisty to start the 2020-21 NBA season. While much of that improved play can be explained by the new coaching staff, headlined by former NBA Coach of the Year Tom Thibodeau, rookie guard Immanuel Quickley has also captured the attention of..." February 06

  • Carmelo Anthony divulges true feelings about Tom Thibodeau’s early work with Knicks

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau has been doing an admirable job in his first year with the team. The franchise’s former star in Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony didn’t hold back in acknowledging the work and of Thibodeau in the Big Apple, so..." February 06

  • Carmelo Anthony is actually washed this time

    Clutch Points "Some players just hate to walk away from the game, regardless of how much they’re declining. Carmelo Anthony is one of them. Melo came back and signed with the Portland Trail Blazers last season after playing only 10 games in 2018 with the Houston Rockets. Anthony..." February 02

  • Stephen Curry In Awe With Carmelo Anthony’s Impressive Footwork

    USA Today "With the Golden State Warriors enjoying a weekend off before a matchup with the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, Steph Curry was tuned in for the Portland Trail Blazers tilt against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.  After Carmelo..." January 17

  • Carmelo Anthony reacts to eclipsing Tim Duncan on all-time scoring list

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony moved up the NBA’s all-time scoring list, surpassing San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan. Melo now ranks 14th on the historic list, now with 26,499 career points following his 18-point performance in Portland’s 123-98..." January 02

  • Carmelo Anthony didn't travel with Blazers to Los Angeles due to health and safety protocols

    CBS Sports "Carmelo Anthony did not travel with the Portland Trail Blazers to Los Angeles for Monday's game against the Lakers due to the NBA's health and safety protocols, the team announced Sunday. At this point, it is unclear why exactly the league's..." December 28

  • Carmelo Anthony Says Damian Lillard Greatest Player He’s Ever Played With

    Fadeaway World "If you count Allen Iverson, Amar’e Stoudemire, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, and Chris Paul (among others), it’s fair to say Carmelo Anthony has played with some really exceptional talent over the course of his 17-year career. According to the 10x All-Star..." December 21

  • Blazers star Carmelo Anthony brought back ‘Braids Melo’ for first preseason game and could not miss

    Clutch Points "The Portland Trail Blazers made their preseason debut on Friday in a matchup against the Sacramento Kings. Carmelo Anthony decided to turn the clock a bit against the Kings, as he brought back his familiar braids from his rookie year some 17 years ago. It worked wonders..." December 12

  • Carmelo Anthony reveals reason he’s not changing to No. 7

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony will not change to No. 7 despite previously indicating his desire to switch back to his old number with the New York Knicks. The number was previously worn by Brandon Roy, who said Monday he would be “honored” to see..." December 09

  • Carmelo Anthony bringing back the braids

    247 Sports "Carmelo Anthony is bringing back an iconic retro look for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 10-time NBA All-Star is sporting his classic braids that made him a collegiate sensation at Syracuse in 2003. The Portland Trail Blazers released a photo of the NBA..." December 08

  • Carmelo Anthony admits accepting bench role was difficult

    MSN.com "Some two years after infamously saying, “Aye P. They told me I gotta come off the bench,” Carmelo Anthony is now about to do just that. The Portland Trail Blazers forward said Friday that he has accepted the fact that he will not start next season but admitted that doing..." December 05

  • Carmelo Anthony’s honest thoughts about potentially wearing No. 7 with Blazers

    Clutch Points "Carmelo Anthony has chosen to re-sign with the Portland Trail Blazers this offseason, which has led many to speak about what number he’ll be wearing. As he prepares for his second season at Rip City, Anthony shared his thoughts on potentially wearing the No. 7 jersey in..." December 04

  • Carmelo Anthony faces an uncertain role in crowded Blazers rotation

    CBS Sports "Carmelo Anthony once bristled at the mere concept of coming off the bench. He has done so precisely eight times in his NBA career, all during his failed stint with the Houston Rockets. He conveyed a willingness to serve as a reserve under the right..." November 22

  • Carmelo Anthony Agrees To Deal To Return To Portland Trail Blazers

    Fadeaway World "Veteran forward Carmelo Anthony is returning to the Portland Trail Blazers. The 36-year-old spent several months out of the league before the Blazers offered him another chance to play in the NBA and Anthony didn’t miss it. Melo became a very important player for Portland last..." November 21

  • Carmelo Anthony expected to end up with Knicks?

    Larry Brown Sports "Could Carmelo Anthony end up back with the New York Knicks? Apparently some around the NBA think so. Anthony is a free agent after signing a 1-year deal with Portland last year. He has been linked to the Knicks because his former agent Leon Rose now runs the..." November 20

  • Carmelo Anthony to make surprising return to New York?

    Yardbarker "The New York Knicks enter the NBA offseason hoping to bring a star to Madison Square Garden. They could also be targeting a potential reunion with future Hall of Famer Carmelo Anthony. The Knicks have already been connected to Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul, with president of..." November 14