La La Anthony said Monday that she “definitely” believes her husband, Carmelo, will stay with the Knicks beyond this season. And the Knicks’ leading scorer and pending free agent doesn’t have a problem with his better half going public.
It was Carmelo Anthony’s better half who skillfully hijacked Super Bowl week in New York by declaring on Monday, “I definitely think” her famous husband will re-sign with the Knicks.
Even when the Knicks take a couple of steps forward this season, it still has to hurt. The injuries continued to mount as starting guard Iman Shumpert left in the first quarter on Tuesday with a sprained shoulder, while returning big man Kenyon Martin remains unable to completely shake his recurring ankle problems.
Melo Drama has hit the Midwest. Chicago’s been abuzz with rumors that Carmelo Anthony may sign with the Bulls as a free agent this summer. Someone asked Melo on Tuesday if he’s thought about the possibility of playing for the Bulls. “Not at all,” he said. What about his relationship with Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau?“I don’t have one with Thibs,” he said. For the most part, Anthony’s been reluctant to discuss his free agency.
NEW YORK — The Knicks have won three straight. Andrea Bargnani has missed three straight games. Is there a correlation here?Of course, no one in the Knicks locker room is going to come out and say they’ve been better without Bargnani. So we’ll let you be the judge. When Bargnani was healthy, the Knicks scored 100.8 points per 100 possessions with him on the floor. Since Bargnani went down with an elbow injury, they’ve averaged 126.
NEW YORK — La La Anthony made headlines earlier this week when she said that her husband, Carmelo Anthony, would “definitely” re-sign with the Knicks. So what was Carmelo’s reaction?”That’s my wife. I support her. I support what she said. I don’t think she said anything wrong,” Anthony said. “It’s a good thing for her to say that. Go get the book, though.”La La Anthony said in an interview with Bravo TV’s “Watch What Happens Live” to promote her book, “The Playbook,” that she thinks Anthony, a free agent to-be, will end up back in New York.
NEW YORK — Kenyon Martin returned from a five-game absence to rest his troublesome left ankle only to roll it on Tuesday night in his return against the Celtics. Martin played nine minutes and looked like he was feeling good with six points, one rebound, one block and one rim-shaking dunk before rolling his left ankle. He did not play after the injury but said he sat out for precautionary reasons and will be play Thursday against the Cavaliers.
Zach Randolph scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds and Mike Conley added 19 points and seven assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 98-81 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.
Paul George missed 17 of his 21 shots, including everything he tried in the fourth quarter. The rest of the Indiana Pacers were similarly tired and erratic on the last stop on their five-game road trip.
Bradley Beal scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half, and John Wall had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards past the Golden State Warriors 88-85 on Tuesday night.
Dwight Howard scored 23 points, and the host Houston Rockets held on for a 97-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the NBA All-Star game due to continued pain and swelling in his injured left knee.
The Knicks led by as many as 35 points and shot 53.7 percent in their third straight victory after a five-game losing streak.
Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds in just 28 minutes, and the New York Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.
Andre Drummond had 13 points and 17 rebounds, and the host Detroit Pistons snapped a four-game losing streak with a 103-87 win over the Orlando Magic.
Anthony Davis scored 30 points and had eight blocks and seven rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 100-89 win over the host Cleveland Cavaliers.
Iman Shumpert was the lone Knick who had played in all 45 games this season. That streak will end. Shumpert sprained his right shoulder late in the first quarter of…
In perhaps his strongest comment since early November regarding his free-agent future, Carmelo Anthony appeared Tuesday night to second his wife La La's remarks from the previous day. In promoting…
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Maybe, just maybe, the Knicks' health fortunes were changing. Kenyon Martin, who sprained his left ankle in Indiana in the same game as did Amar'e Stoudemire, was back and ready…
Carmelo Anthony wasn't going to go against something his wife said.