1. Carmelo Anthony Felt 'Stabbed in the Back', 'Pushed Out' by Knicks

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony had some things to say about the New York Knicks before his new team faces his old one in Thursday's season opener. According to ESPN...

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  2. Carmelo Anthony Says Phil Jackson Was Prepared to Trade Him for a 'Bag of Chips'

    Carmelo Anthony has been given a new lease on life after being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder , but the 10-time All-Star is still not happy with the New York Knicks for how his time with the franchise came to an end...

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  3. The NBA Is Officially Back

    The 2017-18 NBA season kicks off Tuesday night with a pair of enticing matchups . The Cleveland Cavaliers will welcome Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics to Quicken ...

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  4. 'The Movement Has Been Hijacked': What Has NBA Learned from NFL's Mistakes?

    NBA players and owners have a chance to reset an uncomfortable conversation about systemic racism when the season tips off this week...

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  5. Every NBA Team's Biggest Mistake of Past Decade

    Even the NBA 's model organizations make mistakes. No franchise can nail every single draft pick for an entire decade—in this case, the relevant time frame extends back to the start of the 2008 offseason...

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  6. Biggest Winners and Losers from 2017 NBA Preseason

    From this point on, we'll have literal NBA winners and losers. The 2017-18 regular season starts Tuesday, Oct. 17, and the games (finally!) count...

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  7. No Decision Made on Carmelo Anthony's Signature Jordan Brand Sneaker Line Ending

    Carmelo Anthony 's signature sneaker line with Jordan Brand may soon be a thing of the past if one report is to believed. Citing industry sources, ESPN...

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  8. Top Storylines That Will Define 2017-18 NBA Season

    The table's set for a tantalizing 2017-18 NBA season, which means we'd better get familiar with the menu before it starts Oct. 17. Not so much in the sense of laying out title favorites and MVP candidates du jour but more in terms of narratives...

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  9. 1 Way Every Team Can Improve During 2017-18 NBA Season

    Look, we just want to help. We want to facilitate the growth of championship contenders and playoff hopefuls seeking to be more competitive from the get-go...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 10 NBA Small Forwards Entering 2017-18 Season

    The NBA 's small forward pecking order needs another once-over. Many of the usual suspects still rule the class, but the line of dominance, as a whole, is undergoing some wholesale revisions and transitions...

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  11. Fantasy NBA All-Star Teams We'd Love to See in 2017-18

    Thank you, NBA . In a joint release with the National Basketball Players Association, the league announced wholesale changes to its annual All-Star Game, effective immediately...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Power Rankings: Breaking Down Teams on the Rise Entering 2017-18

    On Saturday, the 2017 NBA preseason tipped off with the Denver Nuggets opening with a 108-102 win over the Golden State Warriors and the Minnesota Timberwolves taking a 108-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers...

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  13. Russell Westbrook, Thunder Seal Historic Deal in Ultimate Show of Loyalty

    "I've said it before, and I'll say it again, there is no place I'd rather be than Oklahoma City." Those words, the opening sentence of Russell Westbrook 's statement after signing ...

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  14. All 30 NBA Teams' Biggest Flaw as Training Camp Opens

    Perfection is difficult to attain. No NBA team is ever going to enter a season in flawless fashion. Not with the salary cap restricting how many stars can play together and talent ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 139,653 reads 0 comments

  15. Carmelo Anthony: Cavaliers Trade Including Paul George Was Axed on Draft Night

    Carmelo Anthony confirmed Thursday that there was a trade in place on the night of the NBA draft that would have resulted in both him and Paul George landing with the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 200,057 reads 0 comments

  16. Carmelo Anthony Says for 'Some Reason' Trade to Rockets Didn't Go Through

    New Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony said he believed there was an agreement in July to trade him from the New York Knicks to the Houston Rockets, but the deal fell through for unknown reasons...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 53,476 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony Trade, Cleveland Cavaliers and More

    The Carmelo Anthony saga in New York is over, but did the Knicks receive the right offer in return? As rumors begin to swirl regarding trade discussions between New York and ...

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  18. Not Buying It: 5 Overhyped Players Entering 2017-18 Season

    So much of the NBA 's offseason appeal is tied to hype. But you should know not to believe it all. Remember, optimism is never more accessible than when everyone is holding identical 0-0 records, and that was especially true this summer...

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  19. Carmelo Anthony Says He's Willing to Make Full-Time Change to PF with Thunder

    Carmelo Anthony said he has no issue playing the power forward spot for the Oklahoma City Thunder during the 2017-18 season. "I have no problem with playing the 4," he said Tuesday, per Royce Young of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 648 reads 0 comments

  20. Carmelo Anthony to Start at Power Forward for Thunder, Says Billy Donovan

    Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan said Tuesday that newly acquired Carmelo Anthony will start at power forward for the 2017-18 NBA season, according to ESPN.com's Royce Young ...

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  21. Can Knicks Make Kristaps Porzingis a True Superstar? 'Now We Get to See'

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y.— With Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks finally agreeing to move on from their troubled marriage, an era of Knicks basketball has come to an end. This, no doubt, was part of the impetus for trading Anthony...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 1 month ago 26,162 reads 0 comments

  22. Trippin' or Preaching? Unpacking NBA Media Day's Most Puzzling Statements

    So long, offseason. Hello, NBA basketball. Although we're still a few weeks away from the 2017-18 campaign tipping off, media day is the unofficial "mama, we made it" moment where the summer ends and real-life basketball reappears on the horizon...

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  23. Carmelo Anthony Writes Letter to New York After Trade to Thunder from Knicks

    NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony wrote a letter saying goodbye to the city of New York on Monday after being traded from the New York Knicks to the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  24. Carmelo Anthony Officially Traded to Thunder from Knicks for Enes Kanter, More

    Carmelo Anthony 's strange journey with the New York Knicks has come to an end after he was officially traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a blockbuster deal...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 8,137 reads 0 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony x OKC: Welcome to the Storybook Ending

    Carmelo Anthony stepped off a private jet Sunday afternoon, outside a tiny airport in a tiny city, and stepped into a surreal new reality. Three hundred shrieking fans pressed against a chain-link fence to get a glimpse...

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