They say there’s no better place to win than the Big Apple. Tell that to a big-time basketball player who finds the weather and the winning much more palatable in the world west of the Hudson.
“I just feel that Carmelo, he is a bit soft. And now, this is just my own personal opinion, I think he is soft. I don’t think he has a killer instinct in his eyes, at least this last year.”
Despite approximately $27 million in cap space, bringing a marquee free agent to New York could be a hard sell after the Knicks’ franchise-worst 17-65 finish.
Carmelo Anthony says he’s excited to get to work with rookie Kristaps Porzingis, despite reports that he’s upset with the Knicks’ performance on draft night.
I say with a slightly overt sense of pride that one fact about the man is now and forever indisputable. Anthony was never about winning.
Phil Jackson tried to placate his pricey player, then announced to the rest of the world that Melo is not the Knicks’ franchise. Is change coming? Time will tell.
Melo, without a title and perhaps past his prime at 31 years old, is apparently less than thrilled with the selection of Latvian rookie Kristaps Porzingis.
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony announced Thursday that he is bringing a professional soccer team to Puerto Rico for the first time in three years.
Among the hundreds marching in Baltimore in support of Freddie Gray on Thursday was NBA star Carmelo Anthony, who moved to the city as a child.
Anthony is still a cornerstone of this franchise, and unless he waives his no-trade clause that isn’t going to change. The Knicks would be wise to remember that when they start hunting for free agents.
Melo — a Brooklyn-born star of the Knicks who was raised in Baltimore — took to social media as unrest turned violent Monday night.
There were times, Carmelo Anthony acknowledges, he wondered if he made the right decision to stay in New York.
After hearing what was muttered by Carmelo Anthony, Boomer and Craig did some reacting.
The ping-pong balls bounce in May. The draft happens in June. Free agency starts in July. The Knicks need to do well in all three. The rebuild starts now.
When can New Yorkers expect the Knicks to be relevant again? Nothing they’ve done this year injects any hope. At 13-53 they make you ashamed to say you’re from the five boroughs.