Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to come back, but I also want to win’

Carmelo Anthony reiterated Thursday that he wants to remain with the New York Knicks, but only if they are willing to build a championship-caliber team. “I want to come back. But I also want to win,” said Anthony, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Me wanting to be here, if we can put ourselves in position to at least compete at a high level over the course of...
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Carmelo More Concerned About Winning Than Money

Carmelo Anthony will enter free agency after not reaching the playoffs for the first time in his NBA career. Anthony has been with the New York Knicks since February of 2011. "I want to come back. I want to come back. But I also want to win," said Anthony. "At this point in my career, I'm not concerned about the money," said Anthony. The Knicks can offer five...
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Carmelo: 'I don't know if can afford another season of losing'

The New York Knicks nightmarish season is finally over. New York missed out on the playoffs after finishing (37-45). This is the first time in Carmelo Anthony’s career that he’s missed the postseason. As you may know by now, Carmelo is a free agent this summer and it appears he already has one foot out the door. Carmelo: "I don't know if I can afford another season of...
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- – - – - Also see …  10 Reasons Your Favorite Team is Going to Lose in the Playoffs VIDEO: “One Shining Moment” for the 2013-2014 New York Knicks SP’s NBA page The post Honest NBA Playoffs Slogans appeared first on SportsPickle.
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Perhaps the idiot duo of Amar'e Stoudemire & Mike Woodson share a brain

Don't waste too much time trying to figure out Mike Woodson and Amar'e Stoudemire. They're both idiots.Mike Woodson: “Am I the guy for the job? I’m the only guy for the job.” #Knicks— Alan Hahn (@alanhahn) April 16, 2014"We lost a lot of vets," Stoudemire said. "And those vets were definitely key leaders for us. And it was tough for me to be the...
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ESPN Computer Accurately Predicted Knicks’ Record, Which Knicks Players Had Scoffed At

The New York Knicks finished a rather fluky 54-27 last season, good enough for the #2 seed in Eastern Conference. And while they weren’t expected to perform quite as well this season (Las Vegas had their over/under pegged at 48.5 wins), nobody could have predicted a precipitous 17-game drop-off — well, except Kevin Pelton’s SCHOENE projection system. The ESPN stat guru noted...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Season Grade And Review

New York Knicks: Season Grade And Review By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Record: 37-45- 9th in East Analysis: Carmelo Anthony had one of his best seasons, Amar’e Stoudemire actually played solid basketball and they had Tyson Chandler, Andrea Bargnani, J.R. Smith and Mike Woodson, but none of that was enough, as they went from the 2nd seed to the 9th in one season...
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Blake Griffin would support use of medical marijuana in NBA

credit: NY Daily News A few NBA players have been suspended this season for marijuana use, namely J.R. Smith and Larry Sanders. The use of marijuana has become a bit of a hot topic in the professional sports world as a medical alternative to pain killing pills, which tend to have dangerous side effects and are potentially addictive. The idea has caught a bit of wind in the NFL, a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chandler doesn’t want to ‘waste another season’ with Knicks

If the New York Knicks don’t plan to spend this offseason and are more concerned with 2015 free agency, center Tyson Chandler wants out. Chandler has one year left on his deal that will pay him $14 million.  He is set to becomes a free agent in 2015 when Knick president Phil Jackson will try to revamp the roster with a free agent class that could include LeBron James, Kevin Love...
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Iman Shumpert Crossover Sends Paul Pierce to the Deck (Video)

Iman Shumpert dropped Paul Pierce with a mean pull-back crossover move during the New York Knicks-Brooklyn Nets game on Tuesday. Blame it on the old bones, but by the time Pierce got back to his feet, Shumpert had already drilled the all-netter. The Knicks came out on top in this one, 109-98. The post Iman Shumpert Crossover Sends Paul Pierce to the Deck (Video) appeared first on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Done With Knicks?

Carmelo Anthony‘s shoulder problems will most likely keep him out of the game Tuesday night at Brooklyn and Tuesday night’s home game against Toronto. With Anthony most likely not returning next season, he has played his last game as a New York Knick.  Anthony has already stated publicly that he will become a free agent after this season and test the waters. The Knicks and Anthony...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony seems to be in a state of denial over Knicks missing playoffs

One would suspect that it would have sunk in by now, but Carmelo Anthony still cannot believe that the New York Knicks are going to miss the playoffs. The Knicks, at 35-45, have experienced a nightmare of a season, but managed to get into the playoff chase down the stretch only to have the wheels […] The post Carmelo Anthony seems to be in a state of denial over Knicks missing...
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Report: Stoudemire may play in Israel after Knicks deal expires

It appears Amare Stoudemire has some options when his contract expires with the New York Knicks next season. Stoudemire could likely resume his career in Israel, per ESPN’s Ian Begley: Amar'e says he's "absolutely" considering playing for the Israeli club that he owns after his contract ends in 2015. 1st reported by NY Post — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) April 15...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoudemire: Knicks could be best team in NBA on paper

With the Knicks eliminated from the playoffs, many New York fans are still scratching their heads to how the team didn’t make the playoffs in the weakened Eastern Conference. Before today’s game against the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire sat down with Al Iannazzone of Newsday and provided this gem of a quote: Amar'e Stoudemire said "on paper...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks eliminated from postseason; 'Melo praises Thibs

The Atlanta Hawks win over the Miami Heat on Saturday means the New York Knicks are out of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons. Carmelo Anthony will miss the postseason for the first time in his 11 seasons as a pro. The Knicks failure to make the playoffs means that their 2014 first-round pick will be in the lottery.  But that pick will go to Denver as part of the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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