Found July 03, 2014 on BlackSportsOnline:
Kobe is basketball years is old and frankly most guys in their mid-30s look like this, just part of life’s ugly beer belly cycle. I am sure by the time training camp rolls around he will be in much better shape. He has plenty of time, it is the off-season, so if he wants to look like Boris Diaw or a mini Carmelo Anthony that is fine. Same thing happened to Ric Flair and he is still one of the greatest Wrestlers ever. LMAOOOO how he got a 6-pack beer gut?! RT @Delblogo: Kobe doesn't want Melo to see this, that's why. — Amin Elhassan (@AminESPN) July 1, 2014 When Kobe finds the photographer that took the pic, he might be in trouble though. H/T SI Hot Clicks and SB Nation

Report: Carmelo’s wife still wants him to remain in New York

While Carmelo Anthony is being the most sought after free agent not named LeBron James, his wife La La Vasquez may hold the biggest pitch of them all. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, while Anthony begins his free agent tours, his wife La La reportedly wants him to stay in New […]

Knicks Offer Melo Max 5-Years, $129 Million Deal

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Team Predictions for Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James

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Melo Free Agency Watch: Day 3 visits with the Lakers and Knicks

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Ric Flair Added to WWE Events

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