Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Melo & La La She Gets Primary Temp Custody He Gets Visitation

    TMZ "Carmelo Anthony and La La are hashing out a temporary custody agreement in which she will get primary custody of their son ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the former couple tell us 10-year-old Kiyan will live with La La in NYC, but Melo has a totally open line of communication and will..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony Alleged Mistress is a 24-Year Old Northwestern Graduate, Reports Claim

    The Big Lead "Multiple websites are claiming that Carmelo Anthony didn’t get a stripper pregnant, but rather a 24-year old Northwestern graduate from Chicago. The website Fameolous has some photos of the woman, whose name is allegedly Mia Angel Burks. The NY Post claims she graduated from Northwestern..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony-to-Celtics scenario picking up steam

    New York Post "With the Celtics fading in the first round, the chances of Carmelo Anthony wearing green are increasing. According to an NBA source, the Celtics coaching staff was in favor of trading for Anthony at the trade deadline, but general manager Danny Ainge had too many reservations. One of Ainge’s..." April 21

  • Prenup could complicate divorce between Carmelo, La La

    TMZ "When, not if, Carmelo or La La Anthony pull the divorce trigger, there will be a road map on how they will divide their $200 plus million fortune. Sources connected to the couple tell us they signed a prenup before getting hitched in 2010. We're told the prenup benefits Carmelo way more than La..." April 20

  • Details on Melo’s Side Chick Baby Potentially Not Being His; Other Potential Pappys Emerge

    Black Sports Online "The side chick Mia Angel Burks wants the baby to be Carmelo’s but there is reason to believe it isn’t. Melo’s team says he isn’t the father and Burks has been linked to several athletes and entertainers most notably Black Ink’s Ryan Henry according to Baller Alert. What this means is Melo..." April 20

  • Inside the tumultuous marriage of La La and Carmelo Anthony

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony arrived in the city in 2011 as one of the NBA’s most promising young stars — a top scorer from Denver thought to be just what the Knicks needed to revive their struggling franchise. His personal life was soaring, too. Less than a year before the trade, he married his longtime..." April 19

  • How Carmelo Anthony justified allegedly cheating on La La

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony has been dogged by cheating rumors for years and sources say he’d justify it to his friends by saying, “La La is married, I’m not.” Multiple sources tell Page Six that Melo would often flirt or hook up with women while he was on the road with the Knicks during his nearly..." April 18

  • Report: La La & Carmelo Split Because He Allegedly Got Another Girl Pregnant

    Total Pro Sports "It was shocking news that came down on Monday that Carmelo Anthony and La La Anthony were reportedly getting a divorce after many years together. Reports stated the grueling NBA season where Melo had to deal with trade talks all year took a toll on the marriage, but the split was still..." April 18

  • Carmelo Anthony splits from wife La La

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony is checking out of La La Land. New York Knicks superstar forward Carmelo Anthony, 32, has separated from his wife, La La, after seven years of marriage, TMZ reports. The high profile duo are currently living separately, and La La, 37, has moved out of their home into her own..." April 17

  • NBA Execs Explain Why Melo is a Nice Guy, But Trade Partners Will Be Scarce

    Sporting News "Ask around among NBA executives, and the consensus is that Knicks team president Phil Jackson didn’t say anything particularly surprising on Friday when he told the media that Carmelo Anthony, "would be better off somewhere else." But ask them if they’re prepared to take Anthony on their own..." April 17

  • Kristaps Porzingis ‘likes’ Carmelo Anthony’s response to Phil Jackson

    Larry Brown Sports "The drama within the New York Knicks organization just got an extra layer. Amid controversial comments by Phil Jackson towards Carmelo Anthony on Friday, Kristaps Porzingis may have taken the side of his teammate. While speaking with the media on Friday, Jackson said he thought Anthony might..." April 15

  • Phil Jackson: Knicks want 'significant player' in return for Carmelo Anthony

    Bleacher Report "If the New York Knicks are going to trade Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they don't appear willing to give the 10-time All-Star away. During a press conference Friday, Knicks president Phil Jackson said the team would "like a significant player in return" if it deals Anthony, per ESPN's Ian..." April 14

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony responds to Phil Jackson's comments on Instagram

    Sporting News "It didn't take long for Carmelo Anthony to respond to Phil Jackson's comments. The NBA star posted an image to his Instagram Friday, minutes after the Knicks president finished his press conference, declaring that Anthony "would be better off somewhere else." Jackson clearly doesn’t want..." April 14

  • Phil Jackson on Carmelo Anthony: ‘He would be better off somewhere else’

    Sportsnaut "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson definitely didn’t mince words when talking about star forward Carmelo Anthony on Friday. In discussing what the future might hold for Melo and the Knicks, Jackson pretty much closed the door on Anthony returning to the Big Apple for the 2017-18..." April 14

  • Carmelo Anthony, Jeff Hornacek had expletive-filled exchange in locker room

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks' horror show of a season is finally over, and now they can finally turn the page, focus on the future and ... wait, what? There's more drama? Of course there is! We'll probably still be hearing tales about this dysfunctional locker room and front office 10 years from now...." April 14

  • After seven seasons with Knicks, will Melo agree to a trade?

    ESPN "In a season littered with low points, the 2016-17 New York Knicks appeared to find rock bottom on March 12. In Brooklyn, the 11-win Nets sank 14 3-pointers in the first half against the Knicks, effectively ending New York's playoff hopes in 24 painful minutes. And head coach Jeff Hornacek..." April 13

  • Carmelo would ‘love’ to stay with Knicks if they commit to winning

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony has maintained all season long that he enjoys playing in New York and wants to remain with the Knicks, and he is not changing that stance heading into the offseason. That is, of course, if the front office does everything it can to assemble a contender. After he played 23..." April 13

  • Carmelo Anthony found it 'hard to trust' Phil Jackson after drama

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony knows there is a possibility the Knicks could again look to trade him this offseason. "They might," he said after the Knicks' season finale Wednesday. "They might." New York spoke to multiple teams about trades involving Anthony before the February trade deadline, and Anthony..." April 13

  • Has Carmelo Anthony played his final Knicks game?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Barring something drastically changing around the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony's time with the franchise will conclude with this box score: 7-19 FG, 23 PT, 6 REB, 4 AST, -4 plus/minus in a 106-103 loss to the Wizards. With the news Anthony won't play in Wednesday's season finale, that's how the..." April 12

  • Carmelo Anthony likely sitting out with Knicks tenure up in air

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony is expected to miss Wednesday's season finale with a sore left knee, sitting out what may be his last game as a member of the New York Knicks. In his seventh season in New York, Anthony was the focal point of trade rumors prior to the February deadline, and the Knicks may test..." April 11

  • Knicks coach references Carmelo, who may have played final game, aging and coming through in clutch ‘sometimes’

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony may not even be in uniform for what could be his final game with the Knicks. Jeff Hornacek said on Tuesday that Anthony was still experiencing knee pain and that it is unlikely that Anthony, whose future with the club is in doubt, will play in Wednesday’s season finale against..." April 11

  • Dwyane Wade Reveals What Goes Down in His Group Text With LeBron, Carmelo, and Chris Paul

    Complex "A little more than a year ago, Bleacher Report published a long story about "The Brotherhood" that exists between LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul. In the story, LeBron revealed that he would like to play with his three close friends one day. The four players also talked..." April 07

  • Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks 'took a toll' on Knicks

    ESPN "If you're looking for reasons why the New York Knicks performed so far below expectations this season, there are plenty to choose from. The roster didn't fit well, they never figured out how to defend as a unit and players never got comfortable running the triangle portions of Jeff Hornacek's..." April 07

  • Carmelo Anthony on exit meeting with Phil Jackson: ‘The chips will be on the table’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The last time Carmelo Anthony met with Phil Jackson – a meeting Anthony had to push multiple times to get – Jackson asked Anthony whether he wanted to stay with the Knicks. Anthony said yes. It sounded like a short meeting. What will Anthony’s exit meeting with Jackson, the Knicks president, be..." April 04

  • Carmelo Anthony hints his time with Knicks is ending

    USA Today "Carmelo Anthony sat back in a chair among the 1999 Knicks who were at the team’s training center as part of a throwback celebration, the old-timers including a pair of players who had been teammates with Anthony earlier in his career. It seemed to make him a little nostalgic, a fitting emotion..." April 04

  • Carmelo Explains Why The Writing is on The Wall With Knicks & Future Meeting With Phil Jackson

    Black Sports Online "It’s been a disastrous season for the Knicks “super team” and with 5 games left Carmelo Anthony has his targets set on his exit meeting with Team President Phil Jackson. Jackson has taken subtle shots all season at Melo and has been nowhere to be found during the season of poor play. Sporting..." April 03

  • Carmelo says he doesn’t know his role with the Knicks anymore

    Fox Sports "So much for the New York Knicks’ status as an NBA superteam. Carmelo Anthony’s squad was officially eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday, and Anthony sounded lost in his postgame interview. The 10-time All-Star told reporters he doesn’t know what role..." March 30

  • Not good, New York: Carmelo Anthony buries Phil Jackson's beloved triangle

    New York Post "As every Knick tries to find a reason for the team’s collapse after Christmas, Carmelo Anthony added to the discussion, questioning the flipping back and forth from Jeff Hornacek’s speedy, modern offense to Phil Jackson’s moderately paced triangle. It’s no shocker Anthony indicated he was..." March 23

  • Knicks tell Melo to get used to the bench

    New York Post "With the Knicks down 25 points, Carmelo Anthony sat out the fourth quarter at Staples Center on Monday against the Clippers. With the season down to a dirty dozen games, Anthony had better get used to a view from the bench — even in closer contests. One day after he sounded as if his future in..." March 22

  • Knicks remain committed to moving Carmelo this summer

    247 Sports "The New York Knicks didn't move Carmelo Anthony at the NBA's trade deadline in February, but that doesn't mean that such a move won't happen in the near future. In fact, the Knicks remain committed to moving Anthony this offseason, according to a recent report from ESPN's Ian Begley. From..." March 21

  • Carmelo on playing for Clippers: “There was an opportunity during the deadline”

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony said he’s loved living in Los Angeles across the years and dropped enough hints Monday his time may be done as a Knick. Following the morning shootaround at Staples Center, Anthony was careful to say he hasn’t “thought about’’ a move to the Clippers, but didn’t reject the notion..." March 21

  • Melo: No need to use buddies' playoff success as motivation

    ESPN "For the fourth straight season, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will likely be watching the playoffs from home. During that stretch, Anthony has watched his good friends LeBron James and Chris Paul make the playoffs each season -- and in James' case, win a championship. Another buddy,..." March 21

  • Carmelo says losing this season ‘more difficult’ than past years

    New York Post "You can’t stop the Brooklyn Nets. You can only try to contain them. The Knicks’ tanking moved into high gear Thursday when they dropped their second game in five days to the NBA’s worst team, getting overrun by their neighbors from Kings County 121-110 at the Garden in blowing an 11-point..." March 17

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony says he wants to play 20 seasons

    CBS Sports "New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony wants to play six more seasons after this one. Anthony, who turns 33 in May, told reporters Wednesday that he’d like to spend 20 years in the NBA. “I would love to get 20 in, I could do 20,’’ Anthony said, via the New York Post’s Marc Berman. “I could do..." March 09

  • Jeff Hornacek hits back at Carmelo Anthony after Knicks star questions lack of late-game adjustments

    New York Daily News "The morning after Carmelo Anthony called out the Knicks for a lack of in-game adjustments, Jeff Hornacek directed the criticism towards the players — including Anthony — with a plea to get creative. Hornacek highlighted Anthony’s miss with seven seconds remaining in Friday night’s loss to the..." March 05

  • Carmelo takes veiled jab at coaches after ugly loss to 76ers

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony missed the shot and Derrick Rose took the blame. Another last-possession loss — and the Knicks probably won’t recover from this one. With the Knicks trailing by one, Anthony ended a disjointed night by missing a left-of-the-lane 14-foot fadeaway over a 76ers double-team with..." March 04

  • Carmelo Anthony on tanking: ‘It’s a terrible way to think’

    New York Post "Saying he “misses the playoffs a lot,’’ Carmelo Anthony said it’s impossible for a player to embrace the tanking bandwagon across the final 21 games. The Knicks, who play Friday night in Philly, are four games out of the eighth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, needing to hop over four..." March 03

  • Carmelo Anthony silences critics with offensive outburst

    Sporting News "Knicks fans watched Carmelo Anthony at his best Saturday. Anthony, who has been on the trading block most of the season, and been criticized heavily by his own fan base, dropped 37 points on 15-of-25 shooting with six rebounds to lead the Knicks to a 110-109 victory over the 76ers at Madison..." February 26

  • Melo: Frustrating not to know Knicks' direction

    ESPN "New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said he doesn't understand management's vision for the future after the club's inactivity at Thursday's trade deadline. "No, not now. No, to be honest with you," Anthony said late Thursday night. "I think they were kind of planning on the trade deadline,..." February 24

  • Carmelo Anthony could waive no-trade clause for Clippers this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "The trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony have died down considerably over the past two weeks, and Anthony said at the All-Star Game that he expects to remain with the New York Knicks this season. After the season could be an entirely different discussion. Even if Anthony remains in The Big..." February 23

  • Clippers, Celtics keeping hope of Carmelo Anthony trade alive?

    ESPN "Jeff Hornacek said what you’d expect an NBA coach to say less than 48 hours before the league’s trade deadline: He doesn’t think the New York Knicks are going to make any moves. “Most of the time, there’s all kinds of talk, and only one or two things ever happen, so we expect these guys to be..." February 22

  • Carmelo Anthony says he's not asking Knicks to trade him 'without having a plan'

    CBS Sports "With DeMarcus Cousins being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, one of the few big names left on the trade market is the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony. But that situation remains in a stalemate. Team president Phil Jackson wants nothing more than to trade Anthony, and reportedly the Knicks have been..." February 21

  • Are Carmelo Anthony and Jimmy Butler being shopped?

    USA Today "The New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings started the NBA’s trade deadline season with a monster of a blockbuster trade. What’s next? Who’s next? You’re going to hear a lot about Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler going to the Boston Celtics, who have the assets to make this happen. But..." February 21

  • Why DeMarcus Cousins isn’t domino for Carmelo trade

    New York Post "Right before the All-Star break, an NBA executive speculated about possible, even if unrealistic, trade scenarios for the Knicks and Carmelo Anthony. One deal involved Cleveland but did not contain Kevin Love. The exec stopped himself. “Try selling that to Knick fans and they’ll burn down the..." February 21

  • Carmelo prefers trade to Clippers or Lakers

    New York Post "Knicks general manager Steve Mills was in town for All-Star Weekend, and it doesn’t appear he was here to finalize divorce proceedings with Carmelo Anthony. According to a source who has spoken to Knicks officials, the odds are heavily against the team dealing Anthony by Thursday’s trade..." February 21

  • Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Intends to Stay with Knicks Entering Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony intends to remain with the New York Knicks and likely won't waive his no-trade clause, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Mannix of The Vertical. "The Knicks have not brought anything to his [Anthony's] group that would inspire them to really want to waive this no-trade..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

    USA Today "For weeks, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had looked forward to time off during All-Star weekend. Not voted a starter by the fans or a reserve by the coaches, he joked he had his bags packed even though he didn’t know where he was going. He decided on a Caribbean vacation. Then Kevin..." February 19

  • Draymond Green on Carmelo Anthony: ‘The way he’s been treated pisses me off’

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green has never been afraid to speak his mind publicly. In addition to his sometimes violent play on the court, this is what makes Green such a divisive figure. With that said, Green himself is liked by fellow NBA players. His hard-nosed approach..." February 19

  • Moving Melo to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks

    New York Daily News "If Carmelo Anthony calls being named Kevin Love’s All-Star replacement “a downer” one can only imagine what he thinks of Phil Jackson’s tweeting habits as well as the current state of the Knicks. The season has been an epic downer for Anthony, the 32-year-old forward who is in danger of..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony is an All-Star over Bradley Beal for a very simple reason

    CBS Sports "When the NBA announced Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony would replace the injured Kevin Love in Sunday’s All-Star Game, there was an immediate public outcry. Anthony has been great (on offense) lately, but the New York Knicks have a 23-34 record heading into the break. Surely Washington Wizards..." February 17