Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks dunks against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Oct. 31, 2013 in Chicago (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: Don’t Believe Melo — Re-Signing Was Nothing More Than A Money Grab

This is delicious. One day after I blast Carmelo Anthony for having a monolithic devotion to being rich rather than enriching his teammates, word slips out that his heart was truly divided.

12/04/2014

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks attempts a three-point basket against the Brooklyn Nets on December 2, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Admits That He Initially Decided To Sign With Bulls

At one point it looked as if the seven-time All-Star was going to join the contending Bulls. It turns out that a deal with Chicago was even closer than you probably thought. It nearly happened.

12/04/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Melo Is A Gifted Player, But With A Singular Obsession With Himself

Not since Syracuse has Carmelo Anthony violated the personal space of a championship trophy. We hold every star’s feet to the championship fire and ire of his fans if he doesn’t win a title. Except with Melo.

12/03/2014

Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony ‘Not Gonna Panic’ About Knicks’ Brutal Start

The Knicks are off to an embarrassing 4-14 start, but their best player and leader is remaining calm and keeping his composure. At least publicly.

12/02/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Disappointing Knicks, Nets Set For Rematch At The Garden

Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are enduring shooting woes heading into the latest installment of their city rivalry.

12/02/2014

Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and guard Jose Calderon, right, speak during a preseason game against the Boston Celtics at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 8, 2014. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Wins Aren’t There, But Knicks’ Offense Is Slowly Evolving

As the Knicks continue to sputter through the regular season — and likely to another lottery season — there has been hidden progress within the losses on the offensive side of the ball.

12/01/2014

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Carmelo Anthony Returns To Knicks’ Lineup In Loss To Heat

Carmelo Anthony started for the New York Knicks on Sunday night against the Miami Heat after missing two games because of back spasms.

12/01/2014

Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the New York Knicks on November 26, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chandler Rules Old Team As Mavs Top Knicks 109-102

Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team Wednesday night, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the New York Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.

11/26/2014

Carmelo Anthony on the court during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on November 24, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Melo’s Early Injuries Not A Good Sign For Knicks Long Term

Is age already creeping up on Carmelo Anthony? Or are some of his lower statistics the product of the triangle offense and his return to small forward?

11/25/2014

Carmelo Anthony on the court during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on November 24, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Knicks In Wait-And-See Mode After Carmelo Anthony Hurts Back

Just when you think things can’t get any worse.

11/25/2014

New York Knicks v Houston Rockets

Back Spasms Force Anthony Out In 91-86 Loss To Houston

James Harden had 36 points to lead the depleted Houston Rockets to a 91-86 victory over the slumping New York Knicks on Monday night.

11/25/2014

Brandon Davies #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers fights for the ball with Jason Smith #14 of the New York Knicks in the first half at Madison Square Garden on November 22, 2014 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Knicks Win 91-83, Drop 76ers To 0-13

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks dropped the Philadelphia 76ers to 0-13 with a 91-83 victory on Saturday night.

11/22/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 19: Quincy Acy #4 of the New York Knicks battles for position against Shabazz Muhammad #15 and Corey Brewer #13 of the Minnesota Timberwolves on November 19, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Scores 20, Stoudemire Adds 19, But Knicks Fall To Timberwolves 115-99

Kevin Martin shook off an illness to score 37 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves, missing three starters, beat the New York Knicks 115-99 on Wednesday night.

11/20/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Forward Carmelo Anthony Aggravates Sore Left Knee

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is playing with a sore left knee, and he aggravated the injury during New York’s 117-113 loss Tuesday night to the Milwaukee Bucks.

11/19/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 18: Amar'e Stoudemire #1 and J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks battle for position against Zaza Pachulia #27 of the Milwaukee Bucks on November 18, 2014 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Fall Short In High-Scoring Affair, Fall To Bucks 117-113

Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night.

11/19/2014

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