Carmelo Anthony might buy a soccer team outside the U.S.

Carmelo Anthony isn't just a basketball fan. He loves all sports. Now, it appears he's trying to get into soccer.The New York Post has more in a recent report:Anthony clearly has his eyes set on life after basketball, even if his playing career is far from over with four years remaining on his current deal with the Knicks. At some point in the past few years, he kicked into business...
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New York Knicks: Grading The Knicks’ Season

(Source: Getty Images) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Season Summary The 2015 season for the New York Knicks was the perfect example of the dumpster fire analogy that’s so often utilized when describing the worst teams. Finishing with a mere 17 wins under the new leadership of GM Phil Jackson and his rookie head coach, Derek Fisher, the Knicks transformed from...
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Down To The Wire

Thirteen years ago today “The Wire” made its debut on the big screen. The HBO series “The Wire” celebrates 13 years since it originally debuted today. In an effort to show my appreciation for the show and kill time before the NBA Finals begin, I’ve related thirteen scenes to the NBA’s lottery-level squads. 1. Opening scene of pilot McNulty: “You call the guy Snot...
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Carmelo Anthony in NBA Finals in texting spirit with former Knicks teammates

If you can't play in the NBA Finals, at least you can stay in touch with your ex-teammates who are in the Finals. That's what Carmelo Anthony is doing, chatting and texting with his former New York Knicks teammates J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, now members of the Finals-bound Cleveland Cavaliers. "I heard from him; he's excited for us,'' Smith said Sunday, as reported by the New...
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New York Knicks: Why ‘Melo is not overrated

Carmelo Anthony In a recent interview with Colin Cowherd of ESPN Radio, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jared Dudley stated that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is the most overrated player in the NBA. In order to support this claim, Dudley followed-up up by arguing that, in terms of offense, “the triangle should fit him where he’s got to make guys better,” and also, in terms...
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Is Emmanuel Mudiay the Answer for the New York Knicks?

Emmanuel Mudiay in action with the DR Congo national team (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Fans as well as people within the New York Knicks’ organization are not very happy about landing the fourth pick in this years NBA Draft. The Knicks finished last season with the second worst record and had the second best chance of landing the top overall pick. The negative that comes...
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Jared Dudley apologizes for calling Carmelo Anthony most overrated player in NBA

The wound Jared Dudley created by calling Carmelo Anthony the most overrated player in the NBA is still fresh, but at least the free-agent-to-be is trying to make amends.ESPN's Ian Begley has more:Dudley went on Colin Cowherd's radio show earlier in the week and made his initial statement about Anthony being overrated. It didn't take him long to backtrack, but at least he's making...
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Rip City: Former Knicks guard Jim Barnett on Melo, "Not a huge fan..."

Former NY Knicks guard and current television analyst for the Golden State Warriors Jim Barnett was asked about the state of the current team today.Things just got so bad for them and I was saying, “Geez, they can’t be that bad, particularly with Carmelo Anthony.” But I have to tell you that I am not a huge Carmelo Anthony fan. I hate to say it, but he’s just not my type...
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Jared Dudley says Carmelo Anthony is most overrated player in the NBA

Jared Dudley is one of the smartest players in the NBA, and he showed off some of his sparkling opinions Wednesday. Appearing on an episode of The Herd, Dudley first stated that players don't want to team up with Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles. He then added that Carmelo Anthony is the most overrated player in the NBA. Here's what he had to say about Melo: It'd odd that Dudley would...
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Analyzing the New York Knicks’ 2015 draft options

Emmanuel Mudiay may be the most talented player available when the Knicks make the fourth overall selection, but could they trade the pick? When the ping pong balls stopped and the 2015 NBA Draft order was finalized last Tuesday, the New York Knicks were labeled the biggest losers of the evening. Despite going 17-65 this season (the worst record in franchise history) and earning...
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Jared Dudley: 'Melo is most overrated player in NBA

Jared Dudley said what many people probably already feel about Carmelo Anthony: he is one of the most overrated players in the NBA. Dudley, a forward with the Bucks, was doing interviews with ESPN on Wednesday and talked shop with Colin Cowherd. Cowherd set him up by asking who the most overrated player in the...Read More
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Chauncey Billups discusses the Pistons drafting Darko Milicic over Carmelo Anthony

Remember when the Pistons had the second pick in the 2003 NBA draft? Remember when they deemed it'd be a better choice to draft Darko Milicic with that selection instead of Syracuse freshman Carmelo Anthony? That must eat up Anthony even to this day.Former Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups went on the always entertaining ESPN show Highly Questionable to talk with Dan Le Batard...
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Will Carmelo Anthony Ever Win An NBA Title?

LeBron James is heading back to the Finals, his 5th straight appearance, and it’s hard to believe he entered the league a dozen years ago. The 2003 NBA draft is considered one of the best in the history of the league. Several future Hall of Famers were taken, and helped usher in a new era in the NBA. Out of the top five picks, Darko Milicic is the the odd man out since he never...
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Music in Sports Roundup: Rapper Lil B Curses James Harden

Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to check out Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony hanging with Jay-Z, Russell Westbrook posing with
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Is Denver the reason the Nuggets can't attract free agents?

Time and again, the Denver Nuggets have failed to either recruit a star in free agency or convince their star to stay. They whiffed on free agency last year, and Carmelo Anthony couldn't wait to get out of the city (though, that probably says more about Anthony than it does the city). This begs the question: is it the team that fails to lure the stars, or does the city itself also...
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New York Knicks: Why the fourth pick is a blessing, not a curse

D’Angelo Russell is one of the draft’s top guard prospects and could be in play for the Knicks This past February I wrote an article that addressed the question of whether the New York Knicks should target a big man or a point guard with their top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Despite the two stellar big men who are at the top of this year’s draft board–Duke’s Jahlil...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony makes an appearance at Liberty practice

Carmelo Anthony is spending the summer rehabbing from knee injury. In the meantime, he's visiting WNBA practices, specifically the Liberty's.The New York Daily News reported Anthony made a pit stop at the other MSG basketball team's practice this week:Thomas' recent hire has stirred up plenty of controversy. Don't expect that to go away any time soon. As for Melo, he can just sit...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony receives All-NBA vote

The Knicks had a dreadful season across the board. 17 wins, loads of injuries, some bad trades: It was depressing for fans across the board. But there is some good news: There are still those who think Carmelo Anthony had one of the 15 best seasons in the NBA this year, even though he played a mere 40 games. From Bleacher Report's Sean Highkin: Maxwell is, of course, a former player...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The History of No. 3

Next month, the 76ers have the number three overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.  All of us here at Philadunkia are hoping and praying, just like all of you, that Sam Hinkie will select a player that has a huge impact on this franchise for years to come (cough…D’Angelo Russell..cough) and one would think that type of player would be very easy to find and draft at No. 3. However...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Knicks Select?

KNICKS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER FOUR Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Carmelo Anthony, Langston Galloway, and Jose Calderon as the newest member of the New York Knicks. NBA Mock...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks are Displeased with Receiving the Number Four Overall Pick

President of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, speaks at a press conference before the game against the Charlotte Hornets. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) After a dreadful season going 17-65, the Knicks received more bad news on Tuesday night when they received the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The Knicks had the second best chance of receiving the number one...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Expected To Make No. 4 Pick 'Very Available'

With the New York Knicks sliding down from No. 2 to No. 4, their pick is expected to be "very available" in potential trade discussions. The Knicks were hoping, like most teams in the lottery, for a top-2 pick to draft either Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor. With the Knicks still built around Carmelo Anthony and not owning their first round pick in 2016, they aren't interested...
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David Stern, Carmelo Anthony invest in same fantasy eSports startup

You may not have heard of AlphaDraft, but some important people have. Those people include former NBA commissioner David Stern and current Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Both of whom recently invested in the startup AlphaDraft. Here is a nice summation from you're actually learning how to play (because, let's be honest, it does seem pretty fun), here's a video AlphaDraft...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony is afraid of cats; that's right, cats

Let's talk weird. On one hand, we have Carmelo Anthony. On the other, we have cats. Now, just make sure you keep those hands apart.Why, you ask? Because Carmelo Anthony, the man who makes a living as one of the most physically able and spry human beings on the planet, is afraid of cats. Not lions or tigers or cheetahs. Just your plan, old, run-of-the-mill cat.From Dan Devine at...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Really meow? Carmelo Anthony is afraid of cats and more rapid Q&A responses

New York Knicks forward (and occasional actor) Carmelo Anthony visited New York's Facebook office on Monday where he answered as many questions as he could in 60 seconds. The questions covered a range of important topics such as: - Biggie or 2Pac? - Cap'n Crunch or Fruity Pebbles? - Who was your basketball idol growing up? - What is your favorite city to play in other than NYC?...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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