Carmelo Anthony is putting himself on the free agent market. The star forward has informed the Knicks of his long-expected plans, his agent confirmed Monday.
Carmelo Anthony will opt out of the final year of his contract Monday, according to multiple published reports.
We hear from the rumor mill that Carmelo Anthony is the answer to the Heat’s woes. Makes sense. A team needs passing and defense and then gets a guy who can’t pass or play defense.
On Wednesday I explained why it is likely Carmelo Anthony departs for another franchise this offseason. Based on the replies I received on Twitter, that scenario really upsets a lot of Knicks fans.
Carmelo Anthony says last week’s sit down with Phil Jackson “went well.” But if he’s already made up his mind about free agency, he’s not saying.
Carmelo Anthony is not going to be a Knick next year. I know it’s a hard pill for many Knicks and Melo fans to swallow, but it’s inevitable.
On Saturday, a Twitter user asked Knicks guard J.R. Smith if he would continue talking to Anthony if his teammate signed with Miami. Smith didn’t mince words.
Dirk Nowitzki would welcome the seven-time All-Star in Dallas with open arms. “If Carmelo really would love to come here, we’d love to have him,” he said.
With the NBA season concluding last night in San Antonio and the Knicks in the midst of a very important offseason, Wally Szczerbiak joined Boomer and Craig to offer his two cents.
Anthony is still expected to go through with his plan to opt out of the final year of his contract before the June 23 deadline. That would make him a free agent on July 1.
It’s too soon to say whether Melo will bolt for greener pastures. But the Knicks superstar will be testing free agency unless he has “a dramatic change of heart,” according to the Daily News.
Carmelo Anthony just wants to win. And a chance to team up with the Miami Heat’s Big Three could be too good to pass up.
That doesn’t leave much time for the 30-year-old forward to make up his mind, unless of course he already knows what he’s going to do.
James Dolan says he has an appreciation for just how difficult it is to build a championship team, which is why he hopes he has in Phil Jackson what he’s had for years in Glen Sather — someone who knows what he’s doing.
If I were Anthony, I wouldn’t opt in either. That is legitimate life-changing generational money that simply cannot be put at risk.