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NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Hobbled Carmelo Anthony Says He Won’t Heed Advice To “Shut It Down”

Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks are going nowhere this season and Carmelo Anthony is hobbled by lingering knee pain. Might it be prudent for the high-scoring superstar to take some time off and heal properly? We think so, but Anthony insists he isn’t entertaining the possibility despite the advice of so many that he do so. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Carmelo Anthony At Jordan Melo M11 Release: “I Didn’t Let (Michael Jordan) Down”

Carmelo Anthony, Jordan Melo M11

Long before he’d ever take a shot at Madison Square Garden, a 15-year-old Carmelo Anthony headed to Midnight Madness at the famous Madison Dome in East Baltimore with something to prove. Everyone who was anyone showed up at the witching hour to watch the best players in the city, and Carmelo was prepared to sink or swim. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 10:45 am

The Jordan Brand 2014 Christmas Day Collection

Jordan Super.Fly 3, Jordan Melo M11, Jordan CP3.VIII

Just in time for the holidays, Jordan Brand is releasing Christmas editions of the CP3.VII, Super.Fly 3 and Melo M11. Come check them out… Read More »

Smack / Dec 17, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Tyson Chandler Says He Feels Sorry For Carmelo Anthony Amid Knicks Woes

Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony

Tyson Chandler’s departure from the New York Knicks was contentious. Phil Jackson did everything but outright call him a cancer, and the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year responded aggressively. But bonds forged through basketball supersede such talk, and Chandler hates to see a certain former teammate struggle to lift the Big Apple’s team from its nadir. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 16, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Nike Introduces The Jordan Melo M11 (Pics)

Carmelo Anthony, Jordan Melo M11

For those of us getting a bit long in the tooth — guilty as charged — it seems practically an eternity ago that the Jordan Brand shocked the sneaker world by signing a precocious teenager named Carmelo Anthony to be a cornerstone and an ambassador.

Though Anthony was fresh off leading Syracuse to a National Title as a freshman, it nonetheless seemed a bit of a leap of faith, much as it was for Nike to simultaneously sign LeBron James out of high school. This, after all, was no fledgling brand, and with Michael Jordan wrapping up a career that many consider the greatest of all time, this seemed to equate to a passing of the torch. Was Carmelo up to the task? Would anyone be?

Seven All-Star Games, a scoring title and 11 sneakers later, it has become obvious Anthony — who grew up favoring the Air Jordan 9, which he wore both in high school and college — was a perfect selection to grow along with Jordan’s sneaker powerhouse. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 12, 2014 / 10:17 am

Report: ‘Melo Would Consider Waiving No-Trade Clause; ‘Melo Denies Report

Carmelo Anthony

The Knicks are in shambles. They’re losers of their last 10 and bottom feeders in the weak Eastern Conference with more losses (20) than anyone else in the NBA; yes, even the lowly Sixers. Less than a week after a report about strife fracturing the team from within — most notably Carmelo Anthony purportedly threatening to “beat up” Tim Hardaway, Jr. on the court — a new report from the New York Post‘s Marc Berman alleges that Anthony would be willing to waive his rare no-trade clause if Knicks president Phil Jackson can find a willing trade partner with a team ‘Melo wants to join. Read More »

NBA / Dec 10, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Carmelo Anthony Threatened To Fight Tim Hardaway During Game

Carmelo Anthony

Things couldn’t possibly get worse for the 4-19 New York Knicks, right? Think again. Less than 48 hours after Phil Jackson said New York has “a loser’s mentality” comes a report of widespread dysfunction throughout the Knicks’ locker room, highlighted by Carmelo Anthony threatening to “beat up” Tim Hardaway. Read More »

Smack / Dec 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Team President Phil Jackson On Knicks: “We Have A Loser’s Mentality”

Phil Jackson

Rookie coach Derek Fisher is using scripture to ensure the New York Knicks can see a forest of future success through the trees of their current struggles. If you’re to believe president Phil Jackson, his team will stay blind unless it improves its attitude. Speaking with reporters on Monday following New York’s eighth consecutive loss, Jackson said the Knicks “have a loser’s mentality.” Read More »

Smack / Dec 1, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: ‘Melo Gets Technical For Arguing After Ref Blows Whistle In His Ear

Carmelo Anthony

We’ve never seen this happen in more than 25 years of watching the NBA. That’s not to say it hasn’t happened before, we’ve just never seen it if it has. During New York’s 86-79 loss to the Heat at the Garden yesterday, Carmelo Anthony returned to action after missing a pair of games in OKC and Dallas with back spasms. Except, he was also whistled for a technical foul after referee Ken Mauer blew the whistle in his ear, momemntarily turning him deaf on the inbounds. Read More »

NBA / Nov 28, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Carmelo Anthony Was Once Convinced That He Would Sign With Bulls This Summer

Carmelo Anthony

Just imagine where the 4-12 New York Knicks would be without Carmelo Anthony. If things had gone just a bit differently this summer, that dark timeline would be the ‘Bockers current reality. In a coming documentary chronicling his two-week free agency tour in July, Carmelo says that he was once convinced that he’d sign with the Chicago Bulls. Read More »