Amar'e Stoudemire announces his retirement from the NBA

Amar'e Stoudemire announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday and chose to do so as a member of the New York Knicks. "I want to thank Mr. Dolan, Phil [Jackson] and Steve [Mills] for signing me so that I can officially retire as a New York Knick," Stoudemire said, via the team's official release. "I came to New York in 2010 to help revitalize this franchise and we did just that...
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13 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony Donates To Boys And Girls Club

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has put his money where his mouth is. Find out the details of how Anthony has continued his quest for social reform. Carmelo Anthony has put his money where his mouth is. The New York Knicks star has been fearless in his approach to the topic of police brutality, even going as […] Carmelo Anthony Donates To Boys And Girls Club - Daily Knicks...
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18 hours ago

Knicks: Carmelo Anthony Successfully Organizes Town Hall Meeting

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony successfully organized a two-hour Town Hall meeting in Los Angeles, California. The New York Knicks have a true leader in perennial All-Star Carmelo Anthony. Though some have questioned his acumen in the past, he’s firmly established himself as a facilitator of progress and change. That’s proven especially true off of the […] Knicks: Carmelo...
Via Daily Knicks
19 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA over fining of players

Just as the NBA itself made a statement regarding one of the biggest social issues facing the United States today, it’s counterpart in the women’s professional basketball ranks is attempting to mute its players’ activism. The WNBA just recently fined the New York Liberty, Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury organizations $5,000 each for their players wearing T-shirts showing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carmelo Anthony, DeMarcus Cousins, Irving Talk D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle

Carmelo Anthony, DeMarcus Cousins, and Kyrie Irving give their thoughts on D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony says Knicks had shot at Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony almost teamed up on the New York Knicks. Wade, now with the Chicago Bulls after ditching the Miami Heat, was just a few days out from joining the Knicks. That’s according to Anthony, who cites poor timing as the reason the alliance didn’t come together. Marc Berman of the New York Post shared the details: “There was a chance, definitely a chance...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony weighs in on Kevin Durant joining Warriors

Carmelo Anthony understands why Kevin Durant opted to join the Golden State Warriors over other options, including his own New York Knicks. But Anthony did mention that he spent some time with his Olympic teammate ahead of Durant making his decision. The meetings between NBA superstars occurred in late June before the start of the free agency period, about the same time the U...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony calls on athletes to be leaders in op-ed

Carmelo Anthony penned a powerful op-ed piece for The Guardian in which he calls on his fellow professional athletes to utilize their high profiles to help effectuate social change. Asking early on in the piece “Do athletes have a responsibility to stand up?”, Anthony suggests that every person has an obligation to “rise up and make their voices heard” but points out...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Lynx wear shirts in remembrance of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

The Minnesota Lynx remembered victims of two police shootings earlier in the week on Saturday. On Wednesday, Alton Sterling was shot while being held on the ground by police outside of a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hours later, Philando Castile was killed by an officer in Minnesota during a traffic stop. Prior to their game against the Wings, members of the Lynx...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony posts powerful message in wake of shootings

Carmelo Anthony understands and concedes that tweets and social media posts aren’t enough in the wake of this week’s tragedies that have stunned America and the world. But he nevertheless took to Instagram to plead for unity while challenging his fellow athletes to lead the charge. In a matter of days, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile both perished at the hands of police...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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