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On the very same network that employs Charles Barkley, who castigated Carmelo Anthony for all his free agency talk during the offseason, the Knicks guard appeared to express his desire to remain in New York, despite his admission that he intends to test free agency at season’s end. In a video segment that aired during […]The post Carmelo Anthony on impending free agency: ‘I want to retire in New York’ (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

'Melo creates even more questions

It was just a month ago that Carmelo Anthony was smoking cigars and telling the New York Observer he wanted to become a free agent at least once before his career was over. So take this pill with a spoonful of skepticism, but Anthony said Thursday night on TNT's broadcast that he wants to retire as a member of the New York Knicks. "They pulled all the strings to get me...

WATCH: SNL spoofs Barkley and Shaq

Saturday Night Live is at its best when it mocks celebrities, and specifically athletes. They were at it again last night when cast members Keenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah portrayed TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal. They hit it…Read more →

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Shutting down one of the NBA's elite players put the Minnesota Timberwolves on the cusp of their best start in 12 years. Another strong defensive effort against last season's scoring champion should be enough to achieve that feat. Two days after bottling up Kevin Durant, the Timberwolves will look to shut down Carmelo Anthony and end a four-game slide against the New York...

Carmelo Anthony says “I want to retire in New York”.

Carmelo Anthony says he wants “to retire in New York” and he is hoping to recruit some other big name players to join him. In an interview prior to the Knicks v.s. Bulls game last night, Anthony said he wants to remain with the New York Knicks franchise permanently. “They pulled all the strings to get me here, and I wanted to be here, you know,” Anthony said in the television...

Carmelo Wants To Retire With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony can opt out of his contract on July 1 to become a free agent. Anthony's consistently said that his preference is to remain with the New York Knicks. “I want to retire in New York, I mean, let’s just be quite frank,” said Anthony. “I think a lot of people jumped the gun when I said I wanted to be a free agent,” Anthony said. “And yeah, I want people...

The Haps – 10/30: TNT’s Time-Traveling NBA Video, Charles Barkley Is Brutally Honest

What’s The Haps for October 30th? The Ponders do The Sandlot, Charles Barkley gets brutally honest with his predictions, a Brazillion soccer player’s severed head is found on a doorstep and more. The Links - TNT’s time-traveling “Future” NBA intro video is just great  There’s so much going on in this video I don’t even [&hellip(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The...

Carmelo Anthony would like to Retire in New York with Knicks

Whenever Carmelo Anthony is asked about his pending free agency, he is quoted as saying many different things. Anthony has an early termination option in his deal to allow him to become an unrestricted free agent this summer if he chooses. Currently, he is under contract with the Knicks for next season at over $23 million. This allows Anthony to leave New York this summer or next...

Carmelo Anthony: ‘I Want To Retire In New York’

Speaking in a segment aired during the TNT broadcast of the Bulls vs. Knicks game on Thursday night, Carmelo Anthony commented on the chatter surrounding his impending free agency this offseason, “I want to retire in New York.” “They pulled all of the strings to get me here, and I wanted to be here. And, I want to retire in New York, I mean, let’s just be quite frank.”...

Charles Barkley refuses to play the part of playoff prognosticator (photo)

Don’t ever change, Charles Barkley. Don’t ever change. Just because Sir Charles is one of the most entertaining, provocative and insightful NBA — nay, sports — analysts out there, that does not mean he willingly will ensnare himself in the trap that is predicting what teams will make the playoffs before even a handful of […]The post Charles Barkley refuses to play the part...

Now Charles Barkley blames the media for his Carmelo Anthony drama

Charles Barkley started this. Now he’s looking for someone else to blame. When Carmelo Anthony announced he would opt out of his contract on July 1 and become a free agent, Sir Charles, TNT’s NBA studio analyst, was quick to criticize. He delivered his critique of Anthony a few different times, including twice on TNT (Monday/Thursday). Barkley’s rap was basically the same...

Charles Barkley plays “Who He Play For?” and doesn’t do well

There are few gameshows that have as much clout as Inside the NBA’s “Who He Play For” and this time around, Charles Barkley had five chances to guess the team of NBA reserve in a new location. As you might figure, Barkley didn’t get them all but he did something that he had never done in the past editions of “Who He Play For”: Chuck knows Anthony Tolliver…

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@ReeCeRaVen @Lizzs_Lockeroom @nyknicks #letsGO — #MANonFIRE (@SCOTTGOHARD) October 30, 2013   Is that Charles Barkley at the end of Nino Brown's gun barrel?

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The New York Knicks knocked off the Milwaukee Bucks in their season opener 90-83. This had the look of a laugher at halftime, as the Knicks jumped out to a 25 point lead. But of course, these are the Knicks who still haven’t cured last season’s issue of putting inferior teams away. They were actually trailing 81-80 in the final two minutes but thanks to a final flurry led by...

Metta World Peace takes subway to first Knicks game

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Morning Shootaround: Opening the Rolodex

KNICKS-BULLS Bulls 82, Knicks 81 Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony are at very different points in their careers as they entered their matchup Thursday at United Center. Rose was playing his first home game since tearing his ACL and missing all of last season. He got a very loud ovation as he came onto the floor and continued to show flashes of his brilliance along with rust...
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