New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Trade Reinvigorated Carmelo Anthony

New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson believes that the team’s trade for Derrick Rose has reinvigorated franchise player Carmelo Anthony. The New York Knicks are officially in win-now mode. Many hypothesized that Phil Jackson and the front office were more intent on building long-term than putting an immediate contender on the floor, but a recent […] New York Knicks: Derrick...
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2 hours ago

Carmelo playing in Olympics is noble — and wrong thing to do

The last time may have been the best time for Carmelo Anthony. Four years ago, Anthony spent the Olympics playing terrific basketball, basked in the glory of a second gold medal, and it got his mind whirring forward. “It’s the one thing that’s missing for me now, the NBA championship,” Anthony said in the summer...
Via New York Post
17 hours ago

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony committed to 2016 Rio Olympics, report says

Count Carmelo Anthony in for Team USA this summer in the Olympic Games in Rio. Carmelo Anthony: True American. The Knicks forward is committed to playing for Team USA in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports' The Vertical: Carmelo Anthony has committed to pursuing his third gold medal for Team USA in...
1 day ago

Carmelo Anthony will play for Team USA in the Olympics

Melo loves America more than you do! New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony loves four things -- and only four things -- in this world: Family Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Hats America ... and not necessarily in that order, either. It comes as no surprise, then, that Melo is prepared to face off against the world's best (but hopefully not the Zika Virus) for the glory of the...
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1 day ago

Knicks: Carmelo Anthony To Play In 2016 Olympics

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has committed to playing for Team USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics. One of the most prominent storylines of the 2016 NBA season has been the top stars’ seeming refusal to commit to the Summer Olympics. Some have pulled out altogether, while word has remained mum on the intentions of others. It’s not […] Knicks: Carmelo Anthony To Play...
Via Daily Knicks
1 day ago

Report: Dwight Howard would consider signing with Knicks

Now that the New York Knicks have Derrick Rose, the team seems interested in trying to find another star to bring into the fold with him. One possibility is Rose’s former Chicago Bulls teammate Joakim Noah. Another option is Dwight Howard, who’s said to be interested. “Sources say Howard would consider signing with the Knicks,” per ESPN’s Ian Begley. “It is unclear...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks pondering trade for Derrick Rose

The New York Knicks must make a big splash to compete in the Eastern Conference, so it’s not surprising to hear the franchise is considering a trade for Derrick Rose. Ian Begley of ESPN New York is reporting the Knicks have had internal discussions about making a deal with the Chicago Bulls for the point guard. As he mentioned, it is not yet known if the Bulls are interested...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek: Carmelo Anthony ‘excited for next year’

New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek, via email correspondence with Carmelo Anthony, says the star forward is “excited for next year.” Speaking with WFAN in New York, via Ian Begley of, Hornacek added, “he’s a great player. I don’t think he’s that old. He’s right at that prime time for him and he’s going to help carry the team but we can’t put it...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo had no input in Knicks' coaching search

If keeping Carmelo Anthony happy was a reason behind the Knicks’ hiring of Jeff Hornacek as coach, it seems to be working. Anthony told New York’s WABC on Saturday that, while he wasn’t consulted on the hire, he was looking forward to playing in Hornacek’s system. “I played against him a couple times when he was the head coach out there in Phoenix,” Anthony said, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

New Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek will not be forced to run triangle

Phil Jackson has apparently relented on his triangle offense directives. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, sources close to the Knicks believe that new coach Jeff Hornacek will not be forced to run Jackson’s preferred triangle offense, and will instead be given the freedom to install his own offensive system. This, as Begley notes, comes as a surprise, though there have been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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