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Carmelo Anthony returned to his Olympic gold medal past and scored 26 points Thursday to lead the New York Knicks to a 102-87 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Anthony scored 18 in the first half as the Knicks (25-13) jumped out to a 16-2 lead before holding a double-digit lead for most of the game.
Amare Stoudemire added 17 points for the Knicks and J.R. Smith scored 16. Will Bynum led the Pistons with 22 points.
The Pistons (14-25) were the home team at the O2 Arena in London, the site of the Olympic gold-medal game during last year's London Games. It was the third regular-season NBA game played at the venue, where the then-New Jersey Nets swept the Toronto Raptors in a pair of games two years ago.
Anthony and Tyson Chandler were on the team that celebrated a gold medal for the United States with a win over Spain in August. Chandler scored 10 points on Thursday and pulled down 14 rebounds.
Anthony has now scored at least 20 points in 25 straight games, extending the longe...
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The Knicks flew back yesterday morning from England — with a band of players Carmelo Anthony believes is the best he ever has been a part of…. “By far,’’ Anthony said Thursday night in London when asked whether this is his strongest team. “I have been on good teams before. But as far as being a complete team from top to bottom, this is the best team I’ve been a part...
Syracuse is retiring the jersey of former star Carmelo Anthony when the Orange host Georgetown at the Carrier Dome on February 23.
A large replica of Anthony’s jersey will be unveiled in the rafters of the Dome alongside nine other previously retired uniforms. Anthony, now a star for the New York Knicks, will be presented a framed jersey during a halftime celebration.
As a member of one of the league’s most fashion-forward teams, keeping up off-court appearances is key for Carmelo Anthony. When he’s not making the fashion rounds in New York City, he’s showcasing his style sense abroad, catching runway shows in London, Paris and Milan.
British GQ caught up with the Knicks forward before his team squared off against the Detroit Pistons at...
Listen up! Talk trash to Carmelo Anthony at Madison Square Garden and you may wind up on tape.
Days after Anthony's overreaction to some bad words led to an NBA suspension, MSG chairman James Dolan had listening devices monitoring everything said to and by Anthony, according to a report in the Newark Star-Ledger.
The report Monday said Dolan had two MSG Network audio technicians...
As we approach the halfway point of the NBA season and the looming trade deadline grows closer, the New York Knicks are 25-13. We’ll see if a move is made, but New York doesn’t need shooting, veteran leadership, youth, or athletic ability. The Knicks need TOUGHNESS! Of those 13 losses, 7 of them have been against teams who simply beat the Knicks up for 4 quarters and were very...
As we reported on Monday Knicks owner James Dolan weirdly had huge hidden microphones at each of the Madison Square Garden court last Friday when his team took on the Bulls.
Yesterday amid news of the wire taps, Dolan said it was for Melo’s protection so he could show the league how much trash talk his star gets on a nightly basis.
As Melo arrived at the team hotel in London...
Carmelo Anthony has shown, yet again, just how much of a "tough guy" he really is.
In a recent article on ESPN New York, Carmelo Anthony said he had no problem with Knicks owner James Dolan recording conversations 'Melo had with players on the court to see if the trash talk crossed the line.
I got an owner that looks out for me. You can't beat that for an owner...
This week, NBA players will take the court in London for the first time since Team USA captured Gold over Spain in the Summer Olympics.
Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks are slated to take on the Detroit Pistons at the O2 Arena in an effort to stimulate interest in the NBA coming to Europe on a more permanent basis.
Commissioner David Stern is confident that it will happen...
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony believes team owner James Dolan was recording his conversations on the basketball court to look out for him.
Sources told ESPN that Dolan ordered technicians at Madison Square Garden to hold parabola microphones at either end of the court for last Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls to see if Click Link Below to Read More!
Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, and Dwyane Wade from the East.
Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard, and Chris Paul from the West.
The jerseys will be available on NBAStore.com
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Selected to the eastern squad is LeBron James , a two-time Kia NBA All-Star MVP (2006, 2008), Carmelo Anthony (1,460,950), Kevin Garnett (553,222), the 2003 Kia NBA All-Star MVP. Dwyane Wade (1,052,310), the 2010 Kia NBA All-Star MVP, and Rajon Rondo (924,180), who earns his first All-Star Game start. Garnett’s selection, his 15th, ties him with Bryant and O’Neal for [...]