New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony needs to flex his muscle

Welcome to the soap opera called the New York Knicks! Since their last NBA Finals appearance in 1999, the Knicks have gone through many trials and tribulations. Half of these trials and tribulations stem from their incompetent owner, better known as the worst owner in the NBA, James Dolan, and the other half stems from incompetent front office personnel. This season, James Dolan...
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Hall of Famer on Carmelo Anthony: ‘I don’t think he’s the problem’

The New York Knicks will assuredly look to trade star forward Carmelo Anthony this summer. It’s something team president Phil Jackson has repeatedly indicated publicly. For both the Knicks and the future Hall of Famer, a parting of the ways seems to make the most sense. This comes after a drama-filled 2016-17 season in which both Anthony and Jackson were seen flinging mud at one...
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Clyde Frazier: Carmelo should stay with Knicks, is not ‘the problem’

Carmelo Anthony is almost certainly not going to be playing for the New York Knicks next season, and most people feel that is for the best. Apparently NBA legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier is not most people.Frazier, who is the color commentator for Knicks games on the MSG Network, said Tuesday that he does not believe Anthony is the “problem” and that he should remain in New York...
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Potential trade suitors for Carmelo Anthony

If the New York Knicks are going to compete for a title anytime soon, they must trade the face of the franchise for the past half decade. Carmelo Anthony was traded to the Knicks on February 22, 2011. Since that trade, Anthony has done everything in New York but win.  The 2012-13 season saw the Knicks reach the conference semifinals, but it has been all downhill since. New York...
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Jackson reportedly destroying Anthony’s trade value

The more Phil Jackson talks, the less Carmelo Anthony is worth. Yet, for some reason, the New York Knicks president doesn’t seem to care.Jackson has been around long enough to know that the worst way to increase the trade value of a player is to bash that player in public. But at this point, it’s probably too late for him to change his stance. According to several scouts and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson target of criticism for tanking Carmelo Anthony’s trade stock

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has a funny way of trying to show off Carmelo Anthony’s value via trade. Whereas most looking to trade a player would talk him up or at least remain silent, Jackson has made it known he doesn’t want to rebuild with Anthony on the roster anymore and suggested he’d be better off elsewhere. This has folks around the league buzzing, if not...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson acknowledges Knicks are not title contenders

It’s not often that you hear an executive speak so honestly about his team, but it seems Phil Jackson at least has a realistic understanding of his New York Knicks franchise.Jackson on Friday reiterated that the Knicks would like to move Carmelo Anthony to another team where the scorer can compete. While making his comments, the Knicks president acknowledged that his Knicks aren’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

D'Antoni confirms he 'quit' Knicks because of Carmelo

Mike D’Antoni’s unsuccessful tenure with the New York Knicks ended rather abruptly in 2012, and it has long been assumed that Carmelo Anthony had a lot to do with the coach’s departure. We now have confirmation of that.In a lengthy feature written about him for ESPN The Magazine, D’Antoni admitted that he resigned from the Knicks after Anthony told the team they needed to...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NLBPA head: Jackson ‘deliberately trying to shame’ Anthony out

Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National League Basketball Players Association, does not have a high opinion of Phil Jackson.Referring to comments made by Jackson about Anthony in April, Roberts made her opinion quite known.“I think Phil was deliberately trying to shame ‘Melo out of the city,” she told The Vertical, per Harvey Araton of The Vertical.According...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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