Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Nurse intends to ramp up recruitment of NBA players for Team Canada

    Sportsnet "Nick Nurse believes he can play a bigger role in building Canada’s basketball team. Nurse was still soaking up the heady experience of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA championship run when he was named head coach of the Canadian team in June, and tasked with securing an..." September 07

  • Report: NBA execs don’t believe Carmelo Anthony is willing to accept a lesser role

    Clutch Points "According to Zach Harper of The Athletic, one of the main reasons Carmelo Anthony remains unsigned is because NBA executives reportedly don’t believe he is willing to accept a lesser role on a team. 00:36 / 04:57 00:00 Ad will start..." September 05

  • Carmelo Anthony Camp ‘Aggressively’ Fighting Perceptions, Sources Say

    Heavy "It’s become a late-summer staring contest among some of the splashiest, most-followed franchises in the NBA. One of them will sign erstwhile star Carmelo Anthony, who is 35 and has not played since he was set free by the Houston Rockets after 10 games last..." September 03

  • Damian Lillard shoots down possibility of Carmelo Anthony joining Blazers

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard recently shot down down the possibility of Carmelo Anthony joining forces with him. On The Joe Budden Podcast, Lillard briefly narrated his previous efforts in trying to lure Anthony to Portland before. He failed in all..." September 03

  • Carmelo Anthony Signing With Nets Would Be Unmitigated Disaster

    The Big Lead "Carmelo Anthony is still a star in New York City. Trust me, the lifetime Knicks fan and native Manhattanite I sit next to at work won’t shut up about him and how unfair it is he hasn’t signed with an NBA team yet. “How the hell is Michael Beasley on an NBA team..." August 30

  • Brian Scalabrine says Carmelo Anthony should join the Big3

    Pro Basketball Talk "Joe Johnson is 38 years old and hasn’t played a game in the NBA since May of 2018. The former All-Star is now playing in the Big3, where he is tearing it up in Ice Cube’s summer 3-on-3 basketball league. In fact, Johnson has played so well that former Boston..." August 30

  • Carmelo Anthony Expected To Scrimmage With Knicks

    Hoops Rumors "Free agent forward Carmelo Anthony is expected to reconnect with his former team and participate in the Knicks‘ informal 5-on-5 scrimmages at Columbia University this morning, league sources tell Jake Fischer of (Twitter link). Those scrimmages are the same..." August 29

  • Stephen A. Smith Says LeBron James Should Convince Lakers to Sign Carmelo Anthony

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony still remains a free agent. We’re roughly a month away from the start of NBA training camp and even Dwight Howard has somehow reunited with the Los Angeles Lakers before the start of the 2019-20 season. While some..." August 26

  • NBA Rumors: Terry Stotts has some reservations about Carmelo Anthony being in Portland

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts reportedly has some reservations about Carmelo Anthony being on the team, according to Stephen A. Smith of ESPN. Smith is reporting Anthony’s agent has spoken to the Blazers, along with the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles..." August 23

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony being blackballed as part of ‘smear’ campaign?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Former New York Knick Carmelo Anthony does not have a job in the NBA. The free agent has been without a club since getting cut by the Chicago Bulls in January despite working out for teams during the summer. The reason? A smear campaign, according..." August 23

  • Kendrick Perkins Claims LeBron James Tried Getting Carmelo Anthony On The Cavs But The Team Said No

    Dime Magazine "The NBA is currently wrapped up in a heated debate about double teams in pickup games, but before that news cycle began, one of the biggest topics of conversation among fans was Carmelo Anthony’s future in the league. Despite his best efforts, Anthony has been unable to land..." August 22

  • NBA Rumors: Does adding Carmelo Anthony make sense this season for Pistons?

    Detroit Free Press "The Carmelo Anthony debate has mostly subsided on Pistons Twitter. Thankfully, my followers didn’t engage me on the merits of the Pistons signing the future Hall of Famer. But when Anthony appeared on ESPN’s First Take to be interviewed by Stephen A. Smith, many..." August 20

  • Gilbert Arenas thinks Carmelo Anthony should join the Lakers

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Lakers have 14 guaranteed contracts on their roster and now need to go out and add another traditional center to the mix after DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL. (Dwight Howard is in consideration for that slot.) The Lakers eventually can get a Disabled Player Exception for..." August 19

  • Ice Cube Talks Potential of Carmelo Anthony Joining 'BIG3

    Complex "Ice Cube isn't satisfied with where the BIG3 stands at the moment, despite the league's immense uptick in popularity over the past few years. For a figure as successful as Ice Cube, who has reigned over Hollywood and the music industry for over 30 years, taking the..." August 19

  • NBA Rumors: The Miami Heat Revenge Squad That Can Dominate The East

    Fadeaway World "The Miami Heat made quite a big splash this offseason with the signing of Jimmy Butler. Butler gives the Heat their first star since the end of the LeBron James/Big-3 Era and also gives fans a star to look forward to watching at Miami home games. Still, many are overlooking the Heat..." August 19

  • Carmelo Anthony Signing With Nets Would Be Unmitigated Disaster

    The Big Lead "Carmelo Anthony is still a star in New York City. Trust me, the lifetime Knicks fan and native Manhattanite I sit next to at work who won’t shut up about him and how unfair it is he hasn’t signed with an NBA team yet. “How the hell is Michael Beasley on an NBA..." August 15

  • Four potential Carmelo Anthony landing spots in free agency

    Hoops Hype "Although it’s been a while since he was one of the best scorers – and players – in the Association, Carmelo Anthony might be the highest-upside option left on the market for teams looking to make one more move. With the 2019 offseason all but over, there..." August 12

  • Mark Cuban thinks Carmelo Anthony should be on Team USA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Should Carmelo Anthony be on the 2019 FIBA World Cup roster for Team USA? That’s the question that many have been asking as the American national team has worked through its scrimmages and cut and added players to its roster. Carmelo apparently asked to be on Team USA, but Jerry..." August 12

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony ‘Could Legitimately Help’ Milwaukee Bucks In 2019-20 Season

    Inquisitr "All the big names in the 2019 NBA free agency have already found a new home, but there is one notable player who remains unsigned on the open market – 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony. Since being waived by the Chicago Bulls, Anthony is having a hard time finding an NBA team who will..." August 12

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Could Sign With Heat

    Fadeaway World "For 10x All-Star Carmelo Anthony, his future in the league has never been shrouded in more doubt. Following the end of his 10 game stint with the Rockets, he has yet to find a new home. Recent speculation, however, may indicate that there is a place for Melo after all. According to..." August 08

  • Carmelo Anthony's Request to Play for Team USA Was Rejected by Jerry Colangelo

    Bleacher Report "USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday that he turned down Carmelo Anthony's request to play for Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup. According to's Chris Mannix, Colangelo said he felt it was time to move forward: "I..." August 08

  • Carmelo Anthony's case to join the Lakers, Knicks and every other NBA team

    Sporting News "How do NBA fans know when it's time to finally stop refreshing the feeds of their favorite reporters? The Carmelo Anthony summer workout videos are here. Cue the isolations! Yes, Anthony is still searching for a new contract months after being traded by the Rockets and..." August 06

  • Have some sympathy for Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin

    SB Nation "Two star-crossed players, Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin, were back in the news last week for similar reasons. Melo went on ESPN’s First Take to candidly talk about his nightmarishly brief tenure with the Houston Rockets and his future, sparking renewed..." August 06

  • Carmelo Anthony Could Sign Veteran Minimum Deal With Golden State Warriors

    Inquisitr "The past two years have been tough on Carmelo Anthony. When he demanded a trade from the New York Knicks, Anthony thought that teaming up with other NBA superstars would give him an easy path to winning his first NBA championship title. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as Anthony expected..." August 05

  • 4 Teams That Carmelo Anthony Could Actually Help if He Accepts a Limited Bench Role

    12 Up "After two unsuccessful seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, Carmelo Anthony finds himself a free agent in early August with limited hope of joining an NBA team. While Anthony's production and efficiency have declined over the past..." August 02

  • Carmelo Anthony: 'I was going to Chicago' in 2014, but then 'I started getting whispers behind the scenes'

    NBC Sports Chicago "Just how close were the Bulls to signing Carmelo Anthony during 2014 free agency? Well, if you believe Anthony's comments on ESPN's First Take on Friday morning, pretty darn close. Anthony, who remains a free agent and hasn't played an NBA game since the Houston..." August 02

  • Carmelo Anthony 'One Thousand Percent' Wants to Play with LeBron James

    Bleacher Report "As Carmelo Anthony looks for the opportunity to continue his NBA career, he would "1,000 percent" welcome the opportunity to play alongside good friend LeBron James. Anthony told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith on Friday's First Take that teaming up..." August 02

  • Report: Carmelo Anthony 'Was the Scapegoat,' Says Anonymous Rockets Source

    Bleacher Report "A source close to the Houston Rockets believes Carmelo Anthony unfairly took much of the blame for the team's struggles early last season. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the source suggested Melo took the heat for something that..." August 01

  • 3 Teams That Should Consider Signing Carmelo Anthony

    Fadeaway World "Carmelo Anthony’s career is starting to mirror that of Allen Iverson’s. He’s a certified scorer, a lock to make it to the Hall of Fame, and has looked sharp since being waived by the Chicago Bulls, at least to the naked eye. Still, it looks like the NBA has kind of given up on..." August 01

  • Report: Knicks would have considered Carmelo Anthony if they signed 2 max free agents

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks would have considered signing former star Carmelo Anthony for a farewell tour if they had signed two max-level free agents to start their offseason, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic: Meanwhile, if the Knicks had acquired two major free..." July 31

  • Carmelo Anthony’s Chances of Playing In NBA Revealed

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony hasn’t played NBA basketball since November 8, 2018, in a game against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. A 10-time NBA All-Star, Anthony signed with the Houston Rockets this summer after clearing waivers in a trade that shipped him from the Thunder to..." July 31

  • Damian Lillard calls for Carmelo Anthony to get another shot in NBA

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony has at least one major star in his corner as he looks to climb his way back into the NBA. In a post to Twitter on Monday, Portland Trail Blazer All-Star guard Damian Lillard called for Anthony to get another shot in the league using the hashtags..." July 30

  • Carmelo Anthony Wants a Dwyane Wade Send-off Tour That's Just Never Going to Happen

    12 Up "The farewell tour has become pretty popular in the NBA over the last few years. Much of the popularity comes from the legends that had announced their retirements prior to the beginning of their final season--look no further than Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. Carmelo Anthony..." July 29

  • Carmelo Anthony ‘Easily Better’ Than 70 Percent of NBA Says His Trainer

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony can still hoop and his trainer, Chris Brickley is standing behind his guy. Appearing on Power 105’s The Breakfast Club a few days ago, Brickley tells DJ Envy and Angela Yee that Anthony is still better than current NBA players right..." July 29

  • USA Basketball Reportedly ‘Will Not Consider’ Adding Carmelo Anthony To The World Cup Roster

    Dime Magazine "Carmelo Anthony needs a place to play basketball. USA Basketball could use some help as it looks to finalize its roster for this summer’s World Cup. Put those two things together, and add that Anthony is the most decorated international basketball player in American history, and it makes..." July 26

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul in South Beach Worth Considering

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony is still an NBA free agent. Playing in Miami with the Miami Heat isn’t such a bad option. Anthony hasn’t played NBA basketball since November 8, 2018, in a game against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. A 10-time NBA All-Star,..." July 24

  • Playing in FIBA World Cup is Only Thing That Can Save Carmelo Anthony

    12 Up "If Carmelo Anthony wants to return to the court sooner rather than later, why not do so in China? No, not the Shanghai Sharks. The FIBA World Cup. Olympic Melo is a basketball legend. With an immense amount of talent around him and free reign to launch threes at will, Melo..." July 24

  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Chances of Signing Carmelo Anthony Revealed

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers had quite a busy offseason. For those tardy to the party: Six players returned from last season. That list includes: James, Kyle Kuzma, JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Alex Caruso. Lakers newcomers..." July 24

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Could Find His Way Back to Court per Report

    Heavy "Carmelo Anthony could actually find his way to a basketball court. Perhaps even as early as this summer. According to SB Nation: NBA All Stars such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, James Harden,..." July 24

  • It Looks Like Carmelo Anthony Got La La Back Once Again Amid Cheating, Divorce Rumors

    Total Pro Sports "Just last month, it had seemed that Carmelo Anthony was on the bring of losing his marriage once again when he was spotted on a yacht with a mysterious woman in France. The 10-time NBA All Star jumped online and dropped a video and called out everybody who had something to say about..." July 19

  • La La Anthony spotted with Carmelo after cheating rumors

    Page Six "Nearly a month after Carmelo Anthony was spotted yachting with a mystery woman —sparking rumors he was cheating on wife La La — the couple was spotted out together in Beverly Hills on Friday. The pair was photographed getting into a car after..." July 16

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Is Considering Retirement

    Fadeaway World "Αfter much speculation, SNY’s Ian Begley refuted the idea that Carmelo Anthony will be returning to the Knicks any time soon. Let’s get this out of the way at the top: things can always change, but most executives monitoring Anthony’s free agency see..." July 08

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Joining Knicks out, LA More Likely per Report

    Heavy "Could Carmelo Anthony join the New York Knicks? That’s not likely according to SNY’s Ian Begley. Begley stated that Anthony has been open to a reunion with the New York Knicks, but they simply don’t have a roster to accept him right now. That..." July 08

  • Mystery gal seen yachting with Carmelo Anthony revealed

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony’s mystery yacht pal has been identified as Sara Smiri, according to multiple sources. But one insider close to the situation told Page Six that she’s married and that Smiri is “not her current last name.” The former Knicks star and the..." June 29

  • La La Anthony ‘a wreck’ after Carmelo caught yachting with mystery gal

    Page Six "La La Anthony is “a wreck” after photos circulated of her husband, Carmelo, on a yacht with another woman, and bloggers theorized he might be cheating. The former Knicks star has vehemently denied any hanky-panky, but “she’s a wreck over..." June 28

  • Carmelo Anthony Blasts Reports That He's Cheating on La La: 'This Sh*t Ain't Cool No More'

    Complex "After reports surfaced suggesting Carmelo Anthony was cheating on his wife, La La Anthony, while vacationing in France, Melo decided to take matters into his own hands by putting the rumors to bed.  Anthony took it upon himself to reach out to TMZ Sports ..." June 26

  • Carmelo Allegedly Caught Cheating With Mystery Lady On His Wife's Birthday

    Total Pro Sports "This is not a good look for Melo. After a cheating scandal allegedly produced a child out of wedlock, LaLa Anthony reluctantly took her husband back and things seemed to be going well. That was until some photos surfaced showing Melo with another woman on a..." June 26

  • Report: Carmelo Anthony Would Like to End Career with Knicks

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony "would have interest in signing with the Knicks and finishing his career in New York," Ian Begley of reported Tuesday. Anthony, a 10-time All-Star and six-time All-NBA team member, played in New York from 2011-2017. He took..." June 26

  • Report: NBA executives think Lakers are most likely destination for Carmelo Anthony

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers have LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma and the rest of a roster to fill out once the team is done throwing overboard everything that isn’t nailed down in the name of cap space. One of those spots could be reserved for a big-name free agent. Some..." June 26

  • Could Carmelo Anthony, Vince Carter be among Knicks' backup free agent options?

    SNY TV "Here's what we know about the Knicks heading into free agency: they feel like they are in on Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving. They don't plan to offer long-term contracts to anyone who is not on their top list of free agents, which includes the three..." June 26