Carmelo Anthony RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carmelo Anthony is opening a sports bar on his home turf

    Page Six "Now he’ll have his own place to hang after games. Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is partnering with restaurateur Stratis Morfogen on a new sports bar near Madison Square Garden to be called Mr. Big Shot, Page Six has exclusively learned. The spot will feature an Asian-themed menu and will open..." December 01

  • Kristaps Porzingis says he doesn’t pay attention to calls for him to take over Knicks from Carmelo Anthony

    New York Daily News "The Garden crowd has established its position with groans and sighs when Carmelo Anthony gets the ball at the elbow and begins his jab step. It’s especially noticeable on nights Anthony is out of sync, like Monday when he shot a miserable 4-for-19 in the loss to OKC. The fanbase, the media, the..." November 30

  • Carmelo surprised Westbrook signed extension with Thunder

    New York Daily News "It was only four months ago when Russell Westbrook was the biggest free agent of the 2017 class. The Knicks, as usual with the top names (without much success), were rumored as a potential destination. But all that dissolved when Westbrook took the unusual step of signing a long-term extension..." November 27

  • Carmelo on OT game-winner: 'I wanted that moment'

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose shared Thanksgiving and then shared crunch time Friday at the Garden. It all tasted good in the end. So the beat goes on with the Knicks’ third straight win, fifth in six games and sixth in a row at home. They squeaked by for a thrilling 113-111 overtime win..." November 26

  • Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Took a Helicopter to Join Carmelo Anthony's Thanksgiving Dinner

    Complex "Thanksgiving is always more pleasant when you have friends unexpectedly show up at your house for dinner. Earlier this week, Derrick Rose invited himself for Thursday's family dinner at his teammate Carmelo Anthony and wife LaLa's house. Because they're Knicks teammates now, that's close enough to..." November 26

  • Derrick Rose invited himself to Carmelo Anthony’s Thanksgiving, doesn’t plan to bring anything

    Pro Basketball Talk "Derrick Rose is happy to be with the Knicks after spending his first eight NBA seasons with the Bulls in his hometown of Chicago. But it carries drawbacks this time of year, when his family is in Chicago for Thanksgiving. Thankfully for Rose, he’s headed to Carmelo Anthony‘s for..." November 22

  • There's a rumor swirling that Melo may be traded to Cleveland

    HNGN "It seems that NBA trade rumors are bugging New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony until now. He's been a familiar figure for a couple of weeks in rumor mills and seems that he will continue to be the hot topic in the coming days. And heading to the Cleveland Cavalier looks to be a perfect fit..." November 21

  • Melo: Knicks held productive team meeting Saturday

    ESPN "The New York Knicks held a meeting on Saturday between coaches, players and executives -- including team president Phil Jackson -- to clear the air over a few lingering issues. The meeting lasted about an hour, according to Carmelo Anthony, and the players did most of the talking. Jackson..." November 21

  • Carmelo Anthony doesn’t like Phil Jackson talking about LeBron James now, let alone using word ‘posse’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Following the lead of his manager – Maverick Carter, who criticized Phil Jackson’s use of the word “posse” to describe LeBron James‘ friends and business partners – LeBron indicated he lost respect for the Knicks president. The Cavaliers superstar elaborated why. LeBron, via Rick Noland of..." November 15

  • Carmelo Anthony questions why official ejected him Friday

    ESPN "Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said Saturday that he didn't think he deserved to be thrown out of Friday's game against the Celtics and hinted that a previous history with the referee who ejected him may have played a role in his dismissal. "I always feel it's something. Every time we ... I don't..." November 13

  • La La Anthony Believes NBA Ref Tony Brothers Has Personal Beef With Carmelo

    The Big Lead "Carmelo picked up a technical for arguing a foul call with Tony Brothers during the second quarter of Friday night’s game against the Celtics. Then he picked up another technical for arguing about the first one. And then he was gone. One of Carmelo’s wife La La’s followers complained that..." November 12

  • Does referee Tony Brothers have an issue with Carmelo Anthony?

    ESPN "Does referee Tony Brothers have a personal issue with New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony? That’s what Anthony’s wife, La La Anthony, tweeted on Friday night after Brothers whistled Anthony for two technical fouls against the Boston Celtics, triggering an ejection. Anthony wasn’t around to..." November 12

  • Carmelo Anthony is sick of talking about the Triangle offense

    CBS Sports "The Knicks lost again on Sunday, falling to 2-4 after a promising win last Thursday against Chicago. Kristaps Porzingis scored 28, and Carmelo Anthony did what he does, scoring 28 on 12-of-20 shooting, but in a 114-109 home defeat at the hands of the Jazz. It looks like another year where the..." November 07

  • LeBron James Won’t Say if He Discussed Teaming Up With Carmelo Anthony in Cleveland

    SLAM Online "It’s no secret that LeBron James wants to play alongside his best buddies in the NBA, but when it comes to whether or not he recruited Carmelo Anthony this summer, James isn’t saying. The two superstars will face off tonight, as the Cleveland Cavaliers get their championship rings. Melo..." October 26

  • LeBron mum on chats with Melo about possibly joining Cavs

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With the New York Knicks in town for the Cleveland Cavaliers' regular season opener, LeBron James gets to celebrate ring night Tuesday with teammates, family members and even some of his closest friends -- Carmelo Anthony included. Anthony, the high-priced star of the Knicks, will be on the..." October 26

  • Carmelo Anthony Opens Up on the Touchy Subject of Championship Rings

    Esquire "Standing near two parallel rows of big screens watching DJ Khaled and Carmelo Anthony play a post-apocalyptic shoot-'em-up game, I decided this was an unusual get-together. They were both wearing oversize red headphones with mics attached, grasping the sleek black controllers at waist level as..." October 25

  • Carmelo Anthony on anthem protests: ‘Enough of the gesturing and talking’

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony is all for calling attention to issues of social injustice, but the New York Knicks star feels it is time for those who have been protesting to take the next step. In an interview with Howard Beck and Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report, Anthony said it is time for professional..." October 25

  • Carmelo Anthony wants D-League rebrand as part of next CBA

    SI "New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony wants an overhaul in the NBA Development League as part of the discussion in the next collective bargaining agreement. Anthony says he wants to create more jobs for younger players, and wants every team to have an affiliate. Currently, there are 22 NBA..." October 18

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony spoke to Colin Kaepernick the day he sat for anthem

    CBS Sports "Carmelo Anthony gave Colin Kaepernick advice the day that the San Francisco 49ers quarterback first sat down for the national anthem. In an extensive interview with The Undefeated's Howard Bryant about race in America and finding his voice, the New York Knicks forward revealed that he encouraged..." October 18

  • Carmelo sees a lot of Marc Gasol in teammate Hernangomez

    New York Daily News "One of the biggest revelations of New York's preseason has been the play of rookie Willy Hernangomez, a 22-year-old Spaniard who has displayed an impressive package of skills, awareness and agility for a center. Following Saturday's double-double effort (12 points, 12 rebounds) from..." October 16

  • Knicks, Carmelo Anthony sound naive to realities of Derrick Rose's trial

    Newsday "The Knicks didn’t anticipate that Derrick Rose would be in Los Angeles as long as he’s been for his sexual assault civil trial and are considering sending an assistant coach there to work with him. Rose left the team the morning of Oct. 5 and has missed five practices and two preseason games...." October 14

  • Carmelo shames mag’s top-50 NBA list: You ranked me where?!

    New York Post "When your player ranking almost matches your team’s 2014-15 win total (17, the Knicks’ fewest ever)? Most NBA players might be happy with that. Not Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, who lashed out at SLAM Magazine Wednesday for listing him at No. 15 on their NBA Top 50 rankings. “@slamonline lost..." October 13

  • Jeremy Lin: Carmelo hasn’t ripped me to my face

    New York Post "After Carmelo Anthony expressed surprise that the Nets had made Jeremy Lin the face of their franchise, Lin said he doesn’t care what his former Knicks teammate said. Lin didn’t play Saturday night when the Nets lost, 116-98, to the Knicks at the Garden, but Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson..." October 09

  • Carmelo Anthony on Nets’ Jeremy Lin: ‘The face of that franchise’

    Newsday "Carmelo Anthony doesn’t care to relive what happened during Jeremy Lin’s Knicks tenure or what led to his departure from the team, but the two are indelibly linked. Rightly or wrongly, Anthony has been accused of ending Linsanity at Madison Square Garden. Now Lin has resurfaced in New York..." October 08

  • Carmelo Anthony wishes former teammate Jeremy Lin well with Nets

    Sporting News "Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin once shared an NBA team. Now they share an NBA city. The Knicks star says Lin is the face of the Nets, and despite what people may believe, he's happy for his former teammate. “He is the face of their franchise — believe it or not,’’ Anthony said after..." October 07

  • Carmelo Anthony’s Good-Ass Job

    The Ringer "After a long summer of topless championship parades, free-agency meetings in the Hamptons, Snapchat mishaps, and gold medals, the NBA is finally, truly, really, almost back. The start of training camp marks the beginning of our NBA Preview. This week is Banana Boat Week. We’ll be looking at how..." October 04

  • With plenty of trash-talking, Joakim Noah joins Carmelo, Rose in Knicks' common goal to take down LeBron

    New York Daily News "Joakim Noah has directed just about every profanity in the book at LeBron James, but in the end all those names, as well as the Chicago Bulls teams Noah anchored, would never hurt LeBron. The same goes for Noah’s more famous teammates, Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, who have also matched up..." September 29

  • Knicks' Derrick Rose doesn't mind playing second fiddle to Carmelo Anthony

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose was THE GUY in Chicago starting with his rookie season in 2008, beloved as the hometown savior and the youngest MVP in the history of the NBA. He averaged 17 shots as a point guard through seven seasons, dominating the ball, the endorsements and the cap space. But now in New York..." September 28

  • Derrick Rose wants to 'make the game easier' for Carmelo Anthony

    ESPN "Derrick Rose has a clear understanding of his new role with the New York Knicks. "My job is to come here and help [Carmelo Anthony] win. This is his team," Rose said on Tuesday after his first training camp practice with the Knicks. "In practice to push him, be on him, when I see that he's..." September 27

  • Carmelo Anthony: I've never played alongside a guy like Derrick Rose

    ESPN "There’s always plenty of optimism at NBA media day. Every player is in the best shape of his career and every team is optimistic about what’s to come. And then the season starts, and some of the predictions and platitudes end up looking silly. So on days like this, a lot of the rhetoric feels..." September 27

  • Fat Joe Says Carmelo Anthony Told Him This Season Is Going to be Incredible for the Knicks

    Complex "Despite what Derrick Rose might lead you to believe, the Knicks do not have a team that’s good enough to compete for an NBA championship this season. In reality, they probably don’t even have a team that’s good enough to compete for one of the top spots in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. But..." September 08

  • Carmelo makes bodega run in monogrammed bathrobe

    New York Post "Call Carmelo Anthony a robe warrior. The Knicks star strolled to a New York City convenience store with his family wearing what appears to be just a white robe with “Melo” embroidered on it in silver and a red and black Olympic baseball cap. Anthony’s wife, La La, captured the outing on her..." August 26

  • Jim Boeheim: Carmelo Anthony is 'unlikely to win an NBA title'

    USA Today "Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim was a member of Team USA’s coaching staff. He returned to Syracuse this week after a successful run with his former Orange superstar Carmelo Anthony in the Rio Olympics. With all the excitement from winning a gold medal, you’d think Boeheim would have a..." August 24

  • After three Olympic golds, Carmelo Anthony retires from Team USA

    ESPN "An emotional Carmelo Anthony announced his retirement from international play on Sunday after helping the United States men's Olympic team win gold. Anthony is the first American men's basketball player to win three gold medals, the third coming after Team USA's 96-66 win over Serbia on Sunday...." August 22

  • Carmelo Anthony details his time spent in a Rio favela

    USA Today "Carmelo Anthony had seen what favelas looked like in the movies. Or, to be more accurate, the movie. “I watched ‘City of God’ almost 100 times, and it’s very, very accurate,” the New York Knicks star and Team USA basketball player told USA TODAY Sports. “It was one of them.” For a few..." August 17

  • Melo would've 'gone off' on critics if LeBron didn't tell him to chill

    The Score "Carmelo Anthony caught some heat for saying winning three Olympic gold medals - and no NBA championships - is enough to render his career "great." It seems Anthony didn't take the criticism too well, but luckily for him, he has a level-headed friend in LeBron James." August 15

  • Shumpert teased Melo about winning a championship first

    The Score "Iman Shumpert has no chill whatsoever. The Cleveland Cavaliers swingman recently revealed he made fun of his former teammate, Carmelo Anthony, about being the first one to win a title. "I definitely teased him about having a ring before him," the former New York Knick said in a video..." August 13

  • Carmelo Anthony Says He'd Be Happy with 3 Gold Medals, No NBA Title

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony is already one of the most successful Olympic basketball players in United States history and is in search of his record third gold medal this year in Rio de Janeiro, something that he says would be satisfying if he never gets the chance to win an NBA title. Speaking to ESPN's..." August 11

  • Carmelo Anthony passes Michael Jordan for third on U.S. Olympic scoring list

    USA Today "Carmelo Anthony just keeps moving up the Team USA record charts. With his three-pointer from the left wing at the 2:34 mark of the second quarter in Monday’s win against Venezuela, the New York Knicks star surpassed Michael Jordan for third place on the USA's all-time Olympics scoring list...." August 09

  • Carmelo: Beating China by 57 was a 'statement to the rest of the world'

    Yahoo! Sports "“The Star-Spangled Banner” played before Team USA took on China Saturday night and all 12 members of the U.S. men’s Olympic team were lined up, heads bowed, with their right hands over their hearts. NBC cameras scrolled down the line and caught center DeMarcus Cousins yawning, which served as a..." August 07

  • USA Men's Basketball Team Sings "A Thousand Miles," Carmelo Anthony Is Having None of It

    Complex ""A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton dropped 15 years ago, but it still manages to bring everyone together. Well, almost everyone. While on the plane, someone threw on Carlton's hit song and the U.S. men's basketball team was split into factions. Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving tapped into their..." July 30

  • Melo can't believe Dwyane Wade left Heat for Bulls

    ESPN "Like many people around the NBA, New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony couldn't believe that Dwyane Wade actually decided to leave the Miami Heat and sign with the Chicago Bulls. "I was shocked," Anthony said before Thursday's Team USA practice at the United Center. "I was shocked more from..." July 28

  • Melo commends Jordan's statement: 'It was brilliant and about time'

    The Score "Michael Jordan's open letter released through ESPN's The Undefeated on Monday concerning the wave of racially-motivated and anti-police violence currently plaguing America caught the attention of New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony. "To answer your question about the Michael Jordan thing,..." July 25

  • Melo planning community meeting for next week in L.A.

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony is on a roll. While announcing his Olympic-team “town hall meeting” he is staging in Los Angeles will be held Monday, Anthony continued his activist role regarding “Black Lives Matter” issues when he criticized the fines levied against politically minded WNBA players. The..." July 22

  • Carmelo speaks carefully about his solo Durant recruitment

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony is not resentful Kevin Durant didn’t strongly consider New York, and the Knicks star said fans should lay off Durant for making the decision to join the superpowers of Golden State. Anthony spent a late June weekend with Durant in New York before free agency began. Those..." July 20

  • Carmelo Anthony remains committed to change off the court

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony remains committed to using his powerful voice to make a positive change in the community. Within the last two weeks the Knicks forward has already shown a willingness to speak out about gun violence and social injustice. “What I put out there on Instagram and what we did for the..." July 19

  • Carmelo has yet another new cast, no excuse and likely a smile

    New York Post "At least Carmelo Anthony is used to this turnover. As Anthony gathers Monday in Las Vegas for the first of a five-day U.S. Olympic training camp, he’ll be surrounded by a host of new teammates. Only Anthony and Kevin Durant are back from the 2012 U.S. team that won gold in London. It’s not..." July 18

  • Carmelo Anthony again urges athletes not to be afraid to speak out

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony again called on his fellow athletes to use their platforms to speak out on social issues in the wake of the shooting deaths last week of two African-American men and five Dallas police officers. The Knicks' star wrote in a column for The Guardian newspaper that athletes..." July 13

  • Carmelo Anthony: 'We have to step up and take charge'

    ESPN "In the wake of the tragic shooting in Dallas that left five law enforcement officers dead, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony took to social media Friday morning to ask athletes to "step up" and "demand change" without resorting to violence. "Shooting 11 cops and killing 5 WILL NOT work,"..." July 08

  • Carmelo Anthony Has Begun Recruitment Of Kevin Durant

    Real GM Basketball "Carmelo Anthony has begun his recruitment of Kevin Durant in free agency. The New York Knicks are pursuing Durant in free agency. Anthony and Durant were teammates during the 2012 Olympics in London. "We've been together," said Anthony. "We've been talking." Durant's free agency meetings..." June 27

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