1. Report Card Grades for Dallas Mavs' 2014 Offseason so Far

    An offseason around the Dallas Mavericks is never dull. Mark Cuban's club has pursued the best of the best this summer, from sitting down with Carmelo Anthony to Mark Cuban himself ...

    Conor Volpe Written by Conor Volpe about 1 month ago 7,581 reads 24 comments

  2. Carmelo Anthony's Contract All About NY Knicks' 2015 Offseason

    The ink has all but dried on Carmelo Anthony ’s fresh five-year, $124 million contract with the New York Knicks (per ESPN’s Ian Begley ), the culmination of a ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 24,128 reads 147 comments

  3. Why Derek Fisher Is the Best Possible Coach for Carmelo Anthony

    Coach-Killer. As sports epithets go, it doesn ’t get much more damning than that. It’s a label that can compromise chemistry and ruin reputations. Once widely applied, it seldom comes unstuck...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 14,392 reads 56 comments

  4. Carmelo Anthony Taking Less Money Is More Symbolic Than Helpful for NY Knicks

    For athletes in New York, how you're perceived matters a great deal. For New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony , shaving a little money off his massive new contract and losing the ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 4,463 reads 16 comments

  5. In Return to Knicks, Carmelo Chooses Best Money Over Best Chance at NBA Title

    Carmelo Anthony recommitted to New York over the weekend, with his own neatly crafted statement and his own warm-and-fuzzy narrative—though without any explicit insight into his thought process...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 1 month ago 213,986 reads 1168 comments

  6. Carmelo Anthony's Commitment a Huge Win for New York Knicks' Future

    Stuck in the throes of residual regret, seemingly caught in a web of regular-season opportunities gone awry, the New York Knicks have tasted victory once again by re-signing Carmelo ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,843 reads 102 comments

  7. Carmelo Anthony Didn't Just Follow the Money, He Followed Phil Jackson

    He’d never leave $30 million on the table. For all fearful fans festooned to their Twitter feeds in the days leading up to Carmelo Anthony ’s announcement, this was the line on which you hung your hat...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 8,633 reads 90 comments

  8. Is Phil Jackson Already an Elite NBA Executive?

    Phil Jackson has gone through the later stages of his NBA career with the "Zen Master" moniker attached to him at the hip, but it's time to add a new descriptive phrase—elite NBA executive...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 9,825 reads 58 comments

  9. NBA News: Latest on Chandler Parsons, Carmelo Anthony and More

    For the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls, any help they can get to compete with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference is welcomed. Phil Jackson and Co...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 5,893 reads 0 comments

  10. Howard Beck: What's Next for Phil Jackson After Re-Signing Carmelo Anthony?

    The New York Knicks have re-signed Carmelo Anthony , the team announced , agreeing to terms with the All-Star forward on a five-year, $120 million-plus deal...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 58,908 reads 133 comments

  11. Top 2015 Free Agents to Pair with Carmelo Anthony Long-Term

    After weeks of reports and rumors, hearsay and speculation, the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony finally reached an agreement on a near-max contract that will keep the All-Star ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 10,136 reads 6 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts as Carmelo Anthony Announces Decision to Return to Knicks

    It took longer than the New York Knicks would have liked, but Carmelo Anthony has decided to keep his considerable talent on Broadway after agreeing to a contract extension with the team...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 33,812 reads 350 comments

  13. Howard Beck on Carmelo Anthony's Decision to Re-Sign with the New York Knicks

    Carmelo Anthony has decided to re-sign with New York Knicks after testing free agency and flirting with the idea of joining Kobe Bryant with the Los Angeles Lakers , among other options...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 36,026 reads 184 comments

  14. Report Card Grades for NY Knicks' 2014 Offseason so Far

    The last time that Phil Jackson was a member of the New York Knicks , he was not known for being a "Zen Master" or for having more championship rings than fingers...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 1 month ago 24,283 reads 64 comments

  15. Real Pressure Begins Now After Carmelo Anthony's Re-Signing with NY Knicks

    Re-signing Carmelo Anthony is only the beginning. After much ado, after a protracted period of doubt, indecision and slight confusion, the New York Knicks got their guy...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 39,325 reads 257 comments

  16. After Missing on Carmelo Anthony, What Do Chicago Bulls Do Now?

    The Chicago Bulls failed to connect on their biggest free-agency swing, losing Carmelo Anthony to Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks and max money in a whiff befitting the Windy City...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 4,655 reads 3 comments

  17. Phil Jackson Proving His Worth as Melo Returns to Knicks

    Carmelo Anthony believes in Phil Jackson. That was the quote that floated around Wednesday when Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that, "barring a last-second change of heart," Anthony would return to the New York Knicks ...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 1 month ago 1,472 reads 2 comments

  18. Carmelo Anthony Re-Signs with Knicks: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    Updates from Friday, Aug. 15 The Wall Street Journal 's Chris Herring provides details on a hefty advance the Kincks' Carmelo Anthony has taken out from the contract ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 month ago 317,411 reads 1837 comments

  19. Carmelo Anthony's Decision Will Determine Eastern Conference Hierarchy

    LeBron James might be going home, via Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated , but Carmelo Anthony still has the biggest say on which team is the favorite to win the Eastern Conference...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 1,291 reads 3 comments

  20. NBA Free Agents 2014: Best Players Still on the Market

    You don't typically see free-agency classes feature this much top talent, and it's even rarer for so many of those players to still be available this late in the game...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 80,219 reads 96 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol and Other Free-Agent Targets

    It's really a very simple situation for the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The team can be a legitimate contender in the Western Conference if it can sign Carmelo Anthony ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 3,365 reads 3 comments

  22. NBA Rumors: Free Agents Who Will Quickly Find a Home After LeBron James' Signing

    This was supposed to be Carmelo Anthony's summer to hold the NBA offseason hostage, but instead, LeBron James ' Decision 2.0 became a social media spectacle. By simply saying, "I'm coming home," James has set the world on its ear again...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 3,383 reads 0 comments

  23. Carmelo Anthony and Chicago Bulls Make Too Much Sense Not to Happen

    The Chicago Bulls cannot offer the world to scoring savant Carmelo Anthony . The Bulls can throw stacks of cash his way, but not the max dollars he could find elsewhere ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 50,759 reads 161 comments

  24. Biggest Takeways from Official Start of 2014 NBA Free Agency

    The 2014 NBA free-agency period has been filled with a lot of waiting, but it was worth it for the monster surprise delivered this week...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 72,432 reads 41 comments

  25. Knicks Rumors: Future Still Murky Despite Carmelo Anthony's Likely Return

    It appears the allure of staying home has won out over competing for rings at a discount in Chicago and playing with Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles in the Carmelo Anthony Sweepstakes of 2014...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 8,972 reads 0 comments