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2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 7, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: ‘Melo “Torn” Between Knicks, Bulls & Lakers

Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony has narrowed his list of possible teams down to three: the Bulls, Lakers and the Knicks. In Frank Isola’s most recent piece for the New York Daily News, a friend of Anthony’s says he’s “torn” over the choice between the three teams with each offering their own advantages and shortcomings. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 6, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Lakers In “Serious Contention” For Carmelo

Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony

It’s not just the New York Knicks or Chicago Bulls for Carmelo Anthony after all. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowksi, the Los Angeles Lakers are in “serious contention” to land the high-scoring superstar. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 5, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Anthony Expected To Re-Sign With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony

Despite his whirlwind, star-studded free agency tour, there’s been a growing notion around the league in recent days that Carmelo Anthony will likely to return to the New York Knicks. A new report by Frank Isola of the New York Daily News makes that development seem inevitable. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 4, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Details Emerge Of Knicks, Mavs, Lakers Offers To Anthony

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is taking the holiday weekend to mull his free agency decision. And as has been expected for quite some time, he’ll have to weigh the importance of salary versus contention in doing so. After Anthony concluded his recruitment tour last night, details have emerged on contract offers of the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 3, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Lakers Pitch To Carmelo Includes Original Movie

Carmelo Anthony

The glitz and glamor of Hollywood is one of the many attributes that makes the Los Angeles Lakers the NBA’s preeminent free agency destination. It only makes sense that the Lakers would tap into that wholly unique aspect in their pitch to Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 3, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Report: Anthony Will Take Weekend To Make Decision

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony has already met with the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, and Dallas Mavericks, and is visiting with the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks in LA later today. After his whirlwind recruitment tour is finally over, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Anthony will take the holiday weekend before making a decision on his future. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 3, 2014 / 10:30 am

Kobe Bryant Flies Back For Lakers’ Pitch To ‘Melo

Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony

When you’re an NBA superstar, you’ve ascended to some pretty exclusive company. That’s probably why all the NBA stars are friends — much to the chagrin of older generations of players — and why collusion is a very real and somewhat pernicious threat in the contemporary NBA. Regardless, Kobe Bryant is flew back from Europe last night to attend today’s Lakers pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony. Kobe joins a long list of stars involved in their team’s July pursuit of the 6-8 former scoring champion. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 2, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Report: Boozer Amnesty A “Done Deal”

Carmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer

The Chicago Bulls have eyes for Carmelo Anthony. But to gain the requisite cap space it will surely take to acquire him, the Bulls need to pull off major salary cap gymnastics by augmenting their roster. The easiest way to begin that process? Using the amnesty provision on Carlos Boozer. According to a report, Chicago has finally decided to do just that. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 2, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Suns Owner: “We Have A Favorable Opportunity” To Land LeBron James

LeBron James

The Phoenix Suns have emerged as a dark-horse candidate in the jockeying for free agent stars Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James. Aside from the Lakers, they’re the only team with the cap space to take on two maximum-level contracts, which is how they’ll pitch themselves as a possible free agency destination for both. Because of this, it’s no small surprise Managing Partner Robert Sarver thinks they “have a favorable opportunity” to sign LeBron Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Smack / Jul 2, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Rockets Disrespect Jeremy Lin With No. 7 ‘Melo Jersey; Lin Responds On Twitter

Jeremy Lin, Carmelo Anthony

The Houston Rockets pulled out all the stops in their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony today. They invited former Rocket Clyde Drexler to the meeting as well as current Rocket stars Dwight Howard and James Harden. They even put an image of ‘Melo in a No. 7 Rockets jersey on their arena’s marquee. One problem, that’s Jeremy Lin‘s number, and he wasn’t too pleased about the oversight. Read More »