Carmelo Anthony and his wife are having some marital issues. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Carmelo Anthony reportedly had an affair with a dancer who works at a gentlemen’s club in New York City, and the woman claims she is now pregnant with the New York Knicks star’s child.

According to TMZ, one of the reasons Anthony and his wife La La are currently separated is that La La found out about Carmelo’s illegitimate child. The woman Anthony allegedly had an affair with says she is more than six months pregnant, and she is planning to demand medical expenses and financial support for other child-related costs.

TMZ notes that the relationship between Carmelo and La La has been “rocky for a while,” but Anthony’s affair contributed to the issues. While the couple has not filed divorce papers, there is supposedly “virtually zero chance of a reconciliation.”

La La has been supportive of Carmelo over the years and has even fired back when opponents bring her into trash talk on the court. She has also indicated that she wants Anthony to stay in New York. With the way things are going between the couple, perhaps La La will stay behind in The Big Apple even if Carmelo is traded this offseason.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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