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The New York Knicks may have landed the steal of the draft with the 34th pick in Wichita State forward The New York native was the best player on a Shockers team that entered the 2014 NCAA tournament undefeated.
The 'Melo Mania is over. Carmelo Anthony will be joining the New York Knicks. The free agent small forward who was considering the Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Dallas Carmelo Anthony staying with Knicks The 'Melo Mania is over.
Although several teams predictably went hard after the seven-time NBA All-Star with their best pitches and recruitments, he opted to stay home and will sign a five-year deal with the New York Knicks worth $120 million, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski: Although Anthony didn't officially become a free agent until July 1, teams had been ... (more)
It appears the allure of staying home has won out over competing for rings at a discount in Chicago and playing with Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles in the Carmelo Anthony Sweepstakes of 2014.
It's nearly impossible to project the entire NBA 's free agency until the Carmelo Anthony domino falls - let alone that of the New York Knicks - but it appears that the league is about to get a feel for things very soon.
The Knicks selected Thanasis Antetokounmpo with the 51st pick in this summer's draft, and the 21-year-old brother of Bucks sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo appears to have an NBA-ready skill set, at least on the defensive end of the floor.
Most NBA executives are convinced that Anthony will not leave $30 million on the table to sign with the Lakers or Bulls.
According to a friend of Anthony's, Melo has held out faint hope Knicks president Phil Jackson can pull a miracle and clear out the necessary salary-cap space to get it done, but he is running out of time.
Bernard James spent a few years deployed overseas in the Army, so he has no problem dealing in reality and he knows his future as an NBA player might be with a team other than the Dallas Mavericks.
Point guard Raymond Felton readily admits he played poorly for the New York Knicks last season and looks forward to proving he can still play "as an elite point guard" with the Dallas Mavericks .
Right after the NBA Draft , a long, drawn out, calculated affair, the world rushes into NBA Free Agency.
Following a down season for Amar'e Stoudemire and the New York Knicks, the big man has been rumored to potentially be on the move this offseason.
Since his rookie season, new destinations have popped up out of the blue on a regular basis, so it's no surprise to hear once again that the New York Knicks are considering trading him.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 04:18 am
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