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 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 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