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Knicks, Sixers working on Shumpert/Stoudemire deal? The Sixers are currently sitting on $30 million in cap space. Will they be going after huge names in free agency like Lebron or Melo? No. But they have enough cap space to be able to get chess pieces from other teams. And according to Steven A. Smith (take it for what it’s worth), the Knicks are interested. During his show, First Take, ESPN’s Smith said the Knicks...

Carmelo's 2004 Olympic bronze medal goes for $14K at auction

While Carmelo Anthony looks to be in high demand around the NBA these days, it seems  the Knicks' free agent has just sold a little piece of himself for a measly 14 grand.The bronze medal won by the star forward at the 2004 Athens Olympics has been auctioned off for $14,080, according to Inside the Games. The disappointing third-place medal was listed at auction house Julien’s...

Report: Carmelo Anthony ‘torn’ between three teams

Photo: AP Carmelo Anthony’s free agency has been one heck of a roller coaster ride to follow, and it doesn’t seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. As Anthony is being pursued by multiple teams, a close friend of Melo’s says the star free agent is ‘torn’ between his possible choices in free agency. Via the New York Daily News: Carmelo Anthony is agonizing over where...

Melo Free Agency Watch: Day 7 — While waiting on Melo, Knicks shop Stoudemire and Shumpert

image via getty Many believed believed Carmelo Anthony would break his silence and suspend the mystery with regard to where he will play next year, after the long weekend ended.  However, Monday came and went without an announcement.  Since Melo didn’t do anything to assist the NBA world in piecing together his future, news reports continue to take on many twists and turns.  First...

Report: Sixers, Knicks Discussing Deal For Amar’e And Iman Shumpert

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is reporting that the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers have had initial discussions centered around a trade that would send Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert to Philly to help clear cap space. Speaking on First Take, Smith said the Knicks would do the deal to clear cap space. The move would clear roughly $25 million in cap space for the Knicks...

Melo Free Agency Watch: Day 8 — Melo and LeBron take New York?

image via getty Hurry up and wait.  Thtat’s the current state of the NBA world.  After Carmelo Anthony and his camp criss crossed the country to meet with interested teams, #MeloWatch has stalled.  Maybe reports that Melo is waiting on LeBron James to make a move are true.  If that’s the case, things might start to pick up steam again.  It’s been confirmed that James will...

Report: Carmelo Anthony’s ‘Dream’ Is For LeBron James To Join Him In New York

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the two biggest free agents this summer, and they are taking their time to make their decisions. Maybe it’s because they’re waiting on  New York Knicks president Phil Jackson to pull off some sort of miracle so they can play together in New York. The New York Post reported Tuesday that a friend of Anthony has said his “dream” is to...

Report: Sixers Talking Trade With Knicks For Stoudemire, Shumpert

The Philadelphia Sixers are talking with the New York Knicks about possibly acquiring Amar’e Stoudemire (left) and Iman Shumpert (right) – Mandatory Credit: Ron Hoskins/Getty Images The New York Knicks are amidst efforts to retain their star player, Carmelo Anthony, but there’s talk they may be interested in parting ways with two of their other players. According to ESPN...

NBA: Shumpert & Stoudemire to the Sixers?

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Keith Allison / Creative Commons The latest rumors from around the NBA have indicated that the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers are in trade talks for Iman Shumpert & Amare Stoudemire. The Knicks by trading away the 2 men, would free up $25M in cap space, allowing the Knicks to possibly land a big time free agent and instantly improving...

Free Agent Rumors: Kevin Durant offered Carmelo Anthony a strong endorsement of Derek Fisher

The NBA is holding its breathe, until Carmelo Anthony make his decision this week. It seems like everyone is making a pitch to sway him. Add another star to that list.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports:"Kevin Durant offered Carmelo Anthony a strong endorsement of Derek Fisher this week in L.A., where [the] two stars...

Houston Rapper Bad Mouths Chicago To Melo

Posted to Around the CountryHouston based rapper Slim Thug sent a series of recruitment tweets to Carmelo Anthony and his wife La La recently. In those tweets he warns Melo that not only is it “Cold as F*** in Chicago” but he also tells Melo that he doesn’t want his kid growing up in “Chiraq.” Of course people took exception to the rappers tweets. “He also mentioned Chicago’s...

Los Angeles Lakers make big Impression on Carmelo Anthony

While the New York Knicks still seem the favorites to sign Carmelo Anthony, the Los Angeles Lakers made a big impression on Melo over the weekend. According to ESPN (Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard) the Lakers are the biggest contender to the Knicks. While the Knicks remain confident in their chances to convince Anthony to return to the Big Apple, the Lakers’ pitch — of...

Kurt Rambis Named Associate Head Coach Of Knicks

Kurt Rambis has been named associate head coach of the New York Knicks. Rambis will be reunited with both Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson.

Report: Melo’s Dream Is To Play With LeBron In New York

This is a different kind of rumor, but one that could take on a life of its own if Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James continue with their silence. The New York Post is reporting that Carmelo Anthony’s dream scenario would be to remain a New York Knick, and have LeBron James join him in Madison Square Garden. According to a friend of Anthony’s, Melo has held out faint hope Knicks...

Magic Johnson phoned in when the Lakers gave their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip ESPN writer Ramona Shelburne cleared up any confusion as to why Magic Johnson was not a part of the pitch by.. Magic Johnson phoned in when the Lakers gave their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony
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