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After a slow start, Team USA was able to dominate France in this afternoon’s Olympic opener. Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler made significant contribution’s to the 98-71 victory over Tony Parker and France.
It was only right that Carmelo Anthony’s first bucket was an 18-foot jumper, the one we’ve seen countless times. His persistent hustle was evident from the second he checked in the game, and he maintained it until the second he checked out. He went after every board possible with tenacity I can’t say I’ve ever seen him play with, most notably on a Chandler free throw miss. He wasn’t able to get his hands on the rebound, but you couldn’t say a single thing because he gave pure effort and hustle on the play. Unfortunately, after receiving his 3rd foul on a defensive play in the post, Carmelo would head to the bend midway through the second quarter, and would stay put. Returning to the game with 7 minutes left in the the 3rd, Anthony picked up right where he left off. Knowing he...
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Looks like Carmelo Anthony is playing the “woe is me” card again.
There has been speculation that Melo did not want Jeremy Lin back with the Knicks and that that is one of the reasons the team didn’t match Houston’s offer sheet for the point guard. Speaking from London on Friday, Anthony denied that is the case.
“Believe it or not, I was one of the true supporters of...
Carmelo Anthony is featured in this Samsung commercial promoting the Galaxy S III, with a ‘carrying of a torch theme’ by touching their phones. Another interesting point in the commercial are the other cell phone holders are all running, leaping, hurdling and Melo is just chilling like he chills on de–just watch the commercial.
Carmelo Anthony was spotted riding around London last night in a BMW.
While in London competing at the Olympics, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler took the time to discuss their new Argentinian teammate, Pablo Prigioni:
Tell me something about Pablo Prigioni:
Carmelo Anthony: I can’t wait to get him in my training camp in October. After the game the other day, I congratulated him, I told him good luck and welcome to the New York Knicks, and...
Carmelo Anthony gets blamed for lots of things that are not his fault. Just ask him if you do not believe me. One thing in particular he has been unfairly ridiculed for recently is Jeremy Lin leaving New York for the Houston Rockets.
Despite glossing Lin the Knicks' Rudy Rudiger in February, and then drowning out the tidal wave of enthusiasm for Linsanity by simply stepping...
Yes kids, that's what Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant look like in their Opening Ceremony outfits for the 2012 Summer Olympics.However, my person favorites are New Orleans Anthony Davis and Kevin Love:(Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports/Pictures courtesy of Kevin Love Twitter)
Outside of the usual Melo criticisms, Melo’s huskiness is always an issue that’s on the table. He’s always been a bit chubby and last season entered the condensed schedule horribly out of shape. It was something Mike Woodson has touched on in the past and he’s garnering more scrutiny for becoming the spokesperson for chocolate [...]
Carmelo Anthony dismissed the notion that he helped run Jeremy Lin out of New York.
Carmelo Anthony’s teammates on the United States men’s national basketball team recently needled the star small forward for allegedly pushing Jeremy Lin away from the New York Kicks and to the Houston Rockets. Earlier this month, Knickerbockers suits decided not … Continue reading →
Carmelo Anthony & Mike Krzyzewski react to Nicolas Batum’s comment that Team USA is “beatable“.
LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and David Robinson are part of an exclusive Olympic club that may never have another member.
They're the only U.S. men's basketball players to compete in three Olympics - and with a potential age-limit rule change looming, maybe the last ones.
''We're very humbled from the simple fact that we've been selected once again, but...
The things Kevin Love has done with his Twitter account over the past several days have been tremendous examples of how Twitter can improve the Olympic experience. Love has been tweeting hilarious picture after hilarious picture. On Thursday, he sent out a great shot of several Team USA players sleeping during their flight in various embarrassing positions. Later that day, he started...
Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were spotted with Shannon Taylor and Michelle Kasold of the U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team last night.