Carmelo Anthony talks secret meeting that sent him to the New York Knicks on 10th anniversary of trade

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of when the New York Knicks acquired Carmelo Anthony in a trade from the Denver Nuggets. The former Syracuse star was part of a blockbuster multi-player deal that sent him to the Big Apple, along with Chauncey Billups, Shelden Williams, Anthony Carter and Renaldo Balkman, in exchange for Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, a 2014 first-round draft … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony talks secret meeting that sent him to the New York Knicks on 10th anniversary of trade

Jerami Grant explodes for career-high 43 points, but it’s not enough in Detroit Pistons’ loss to Chicago Bulls

Jerami Grant is building a strong case to become the first All-Star player for the Detroit Pistons since 2019. The former Syracuse basketball forward continued his breakout season with a career-high 43 points in Wednesday’s 105-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls. It’s the first 40-point game of Grant’s career and the sixth time this season he’s either tied or recorded a new scoring feat. Grant … Continue reading Jerami Grant explodes for career-high 43 points, but it’s not enough in Detroit Pistons’ loss to Chicago Bulls

Carmelo Anthony scores season-high 23 points, passes Oscar Robertson for 12th on NBA’s all-time scoring list

Former Syracuse basketball star Carmelo Anthony used his trademark pump fake, followed by a fadeaway to score one of the most important baskets of his 17-year career Tuesday night. The basket was significant because it moved him into 12th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, passing Hall of Fame point guard Oscar Robertson. Anthony entered the game needing 12 points to eclipse Robertson and achieved … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony scores season-high 23 points, passes Oscar Robertson for 12th on NBA’s all-time scoring list

Carmelo Anthony passes Dominique Wilkins for 13th on all-time scoring list

After a series of between-the-legs size-up dribbles, former Syracuse basketball star Carmelo Anthony drained a 3-pointer over Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura to move him into 13th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. The milestone basket allowed Anthony to eclipse Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins — also known as the Human Highlight Film — in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 132-121 win over the Wizards on Tuesday. Anthony … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony passes Dominique Wilkins for 13th on all-time scoring list

Jerami Grant drops career-high 31 points in Detroit Pistons’ loss to Milwaukee Bucks

The Detroit Pistons’ Jerami Grant is getting an opportunity to show he’s capable of being more than a viable rebounder and defender. The former Syracuse forward has shown an improvement in his versatility as a scorer in the first eight games of the season, including Wednesday’s 130-115 loss in which he tallied a career-best 31 points to go along with 10 rebounds. Grant connected on … Continue reading Jerami Grant drops career-high 31 points in Detroit Pistons’ loss to Milwaukee Bucks