Found November 29, 2011 on
New York Knicks
New Orleans Hornets
The Denver Nuggets and the decision they made last February was one of the major talking points during the lockout negotiations.
The Miami Heat issue put small-market teams on notice about keeping their superstars. They feared the extend-and-trades that allowed Carmelo Anthony to leverage a trade out of Denver to New York, the place he chose. It gave the players all the leverage to force teams to do what they wanted. Owners hated not having the power. They sought to institute the 'Melo Rule that would prevent extend-and-trades or severely limit them.
They did not quite get that. It certainly is one of the losses the owners suffered in the new collective bargaining agreement.
But something happened that not many people may have noticed. The Nuggets, in acquiring a bunch of young players from the Knicks for Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups, created a team that was too young to know it should not have had a successful second half of the season and a team with a ton of cap ro...
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Ability? Yes! Confidence? Yes! Expectations? Yes! Hope? You bet!!! Those are just a few words to describe the Knicks for the upcoming NBA season.Last season, the New York Knickerbockers made a significant move by acquiring all-star Carmelo Anthony, but in doing so, gave away many pieces of their team. As a result of Melo's huge contract, it has left the Knicks with very little...
At this time a year ago, the NBA world was partially held hostage by Carmelo Anthony's relentless efforts to get out of Denver. Every day there were rumors about where he was heading. One of the reasons for the extended lockout were because of the Melo situation but even more so because of the LeBron James fiasco that lasted several years. This season was supposed to hold the...
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James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul distributed meals to Brooklyn families Tuesday through Anthony's foundation. Paul didn't want to talk about how the new labor deal might affect his future in New Orleans - or...
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NBA stars are mum on other topics at charity event
The NBA lockout replacement of the Homecoming Tour LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were going to throw in December is officially postponed. This sounds like bad news but in all honesty, I think all basketball fans will enjoy the other option much more, the 2011-12 NBA season. The tournament is no [...]
The NBA regular season will begin on Dec. 25, but it’s likely that the Nuggets won’t open until the day after, because only six teams will play on Christmas.
In the regular season, according to the NBA, the Nuggets (and all Western Conference teams) will play 48 of the 66 games against teams in the West and 18 against teams in the East (and vice versa). Yes, this means there’s...
With an NBA season right around the corner, the four-city “Homecoming Tour” featuring LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade has been consolidated into just one charity exhibition event. From the Times-Picayune: “The scheduled Google+Homecoming Tour all-star game, featuring New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul and his close NBA friends Dwyane Wade, Carmelo...
How's this for a Christmas TV package for NBA fansCarmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Le- Bron James, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose.
Chris Paul was in Brooklyn on Tuesday in support of a Carmelo Anthony charity event at the Boys & Girls Club.