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10 teams that improved the most this NBA offseason

Though there was no single Kevin-Durant-to-Golden-State-sized splash in the NBA this offseason, teams made move after move to jockey with the Warriors in an attempt to interrupt their reign of terror.The Rockets took a leap of faith and traded the farm for an aging Chris Paul. The Celtics used their cap space to reunite Gordon Hayward with Brad Stevens, then got rid of an asset in...
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Is Carmelo Anthony the missing piece for the Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets had a phenomenal season under first-year head coach Mike D’Antoni, who jump started the team’s offense by inserting superstar James Harden in the point guard position. Who would have thought that a team that was the eighth seed at 41-41 would transform into a third seed that recorded a 55-27 season. It did help tremendously that the team were able to add...
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This pickup game with LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony was legendary (VIDEO)

Imagine walking into the gym and asking “Who got next?” when Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony inform you that they have the court locked down for a bit.That’s part of what makes summer so great — when the NBA’s best get together in Los Angeles, Miami or New York to play ball. All the rules and coaching strategy goes out the window, and these guys just ball...
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WATCH: LeBron James, Kevin Durant play pick-up basketball game

Earlier in the summer, LeBron James took to social media to ask for a pick-up basketball game. He was sick of the entire offseason and wanted to get back on the court. Just a short while later, Golden State Warriors forward and reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant answered that call.Here, you will see James, Durant and fellow All-Star Carmelo Anthony taking part in a pick-up basketball...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets, Knicks again talking Carmelo Anthony trade

The Houston Rockets are once again making a push to try and trade for Carmelo Anthony.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday that Houston re-engaged the Knicks on trade talks for ‘Melo, who has a full no-trade clause. The Rockets are looking for a third team that will help them facilitate a trade with New York.The two sides reportedly were closer to a deal when Phil Jackson...
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Knicks reportedly ask Carmelo Anthony to expand his wish list

The Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans all have varying degrees of interest in Carmelo Anthony, but to this point, the New York Knicks superstar seems keen on waiting for something to materialize with the Houston Rockets.Recently, Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins even hinted that he’d like Anthony to join him in the Western...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks ask Carmelo Anthony to expand his ‘wish list’

The New York Knicks are not going to give star forward Carmelo Anthony away in a bad trade. That much is already known. It’s well over a month since the start of free agency and there’s been no real traction created on the Anthony’ trade front.By now, we already know that Anthony prefers to join James Harden and Chris Paul with the Houston Rockets. It’s even at the point...
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Carmelo Anthony admits he lost his ‘joy’ for game of basketball

Carmelo Anthony wants to play for a contending team next season, and a lot of that has to do with him wanting to enjoy the game of basketball again.With the New York Knicks coming off a 31-win season in which they missed the playoffs for the fourth straight year, Anthony told ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt on Thursday that he lost some of his “joy” for playing the game.“For me, at...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony's loyalty cost him seven years of glory

Tell me who you loyal toIs it money? Is it fame? Is it weed? Is it drink?Is it comin’ down with the loud pipes and the rain?Big chillin’, only for the power in your nameTell me who you loyal toIs it love for the streets when the lights get dark?Is it unconditional when the ‘Rari don’t start?Tell me when your loyalty is comin’ from the heart Kendrick Lamar, “Loyalty...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo Anthony not interested in Cavaliers

It’s a rumor that has seemingly lasted well over a calendar year. Carmelo Anthony heading to the Cleveland Cavaliers to team up with best friend LeBron James. For too long, this scenario has just made too much sense, with James himself fanning the flames.But now that Anthony is firmly on the trade block, the Cavaliers seem in disarray. Kyrie Irving has demanded a trade from Cleveland...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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