Philadelphia 76ers fans kicked out of game for reportedly calling Carmelo Anthony ‘boy’

Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony had a verbal altercation with several Philadelphia 76ers fans on Thursday night, causing two of them to be removed from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Lakers were down by 16 points in the fourth quarter when the situation reached its boiling point when Anthony approach the stands before he was restrained by an official. The fans were sitting … Continue reading Philadelphia 76ers fans kicked out of game for reportedly calling Carmelo Anthony ‘boy’

Carmelo Anthony talks college recruitment, Syracuse’s 2003 NCAA title and getting ‘kicked off campus’ by Jim Boeheim

You can find a lot of “what-ifs” in Carmelo Anthony’s basketball career. What would his NBA career look like if he was drafted by the Detroit Pistons instead of the Denver Nuggets? Would Syracuse win more than one national championship if he stayed with the program for more than one season? Or what would happen if Anthony didn’t commit to the Orange as a junior … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony talks college recruitment, Syracuse’s 2003 NCAA title and getting ‘kicked off campus’ by Jim Boeheim

Carmelo Anthony agrees to one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers

Carmelo Anthony’s pursuit of his first NBA championship will continue for another season, but not with the Portland Trail Blazers. The veteran forward agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony confirmed the report with a tweet that included his “MELO” logo with the Lakers’ logo replacing the No. 7. According to … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony agrees to one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers

Carmelo Anthony invests in startup basketball league, Overtime Elite, to help pay high school players

Former Syracuse star Carmelo Anthony is an investor in Overtime Elite, a new basketball league that will pay high school players to skip the tradition of playing in college. The league was created by Overtime, a sports media company that produces short-form, mobile-friendly content focused on high school and women’s basketball, soccer, football and esports. Overtime will offer each athlete — some as young as … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony invests in startup basketball league, Overtime Elite, to help pay high school players

Carmelo Anthony moves into top 10 on NBA’s all-time scoring list, passing Elvin Hayes

Tim Duncan, Dominique Wilkins, Oscar Robertson, Hakeem Olajuwon and Elvin Hayes all have something in common. They’ve all been passed on the NBA’s all-time scoring list this season by Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony. The former Syracuse basketball star eclipsed Hayes for 10th all-time in Monday night’s 123-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks following an and-1 3-pointer. At the 11:09 mark of the second … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony moves into top 10 on NBA’s all-time scoring list, passing Elvin Hayes

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

Carmelo Anthony sinks go-ahead free throws to propel Portland Trail Blazers past Philadelphia 76ers

Carmelo Anthony has proven himself time and time again as a guy you want with the ball in his hands when the game is on the line. He’s made clutch shots in the Carrier Dome. He drilled game-winners during his prime years with the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks. Thursday night was no different as the former Syracuse star forward cashed in two late … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony sinks go-ahead free throws to propel Portland Trail Blazers past Philadelphia 76ers

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

Houston Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls

After just 10 games with the Houston Rockets, it was made apparent that Carmelo Anthony was no longer a part of the franchise’s future. It became official on Tuesday when the Rockets traded the 10-time All-Star, the rights to Jon Diebler and cash considerations to the Chicago Bulls, a destination Anthony once considered as a free agent. In exchange, Houston received the rights to Tadija … Continue reading Houston Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls