Carmelo Anthony - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Carmelo Anthony


Vintage Carmelo shows up to lift Blazers past Pistons

Feb 24, 2020 - 1:38 PM

Carmelo Anthony records his first 30-point game since 2017 as the Blazers snap a three-game skid

STILL GOT IT. Carmelo Anthony proves he can still play at a high level. Photo from Twitter/@trailblazers

Vintage Melo grabs winner as Blazers stun Raptors

Jan 08, 2020 - 12:02 PM

Carmelo Anthony knocks in the game-clincher as the Trail Blazers rally from a double-digit deficit against the defending champions

CLUTCH. Carmelo Anthony lifts the Trail Blazers to a road-game upset win. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony seals Portland move

Nov 20, 2019 - 10:28 AM

A year after getting axed by the Houston Rockets, 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony finds a new home in the Portland Blazers

NEW CHAPTER. Carmelo Anthony sees his move to the Trail Blazers as a 'perfect opportunity.' Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Struggling Blazers pick up Carmelo Anthony

Nov 15, 2019 - 1:03 PM

Carmelo Anthony joins his fifth team in 3 years as the Portland Trail Blazers try to pump life into their campaign with the former All-Star

ROCKY RUN. Carmelo Anthony last played over a year ago with the Rockets. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

'I know I can still play,' says free agent Carmelo Anthony

Aug 04, 2019 - 11:11 AM

Out to resurrect his NBA career, the 10-time All-Star says he can still contribute at the highest level

REDEMPTION. Carmelo Anthony is determined to prove himself again. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: LeBron, CP3, Melo turn up antics in Wade's final game

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:01 PM

LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony ham it up with Dwyane Wade as their long-time pal plays his final NBA game

 TOP SQUAD. Dwyane Wade (second from left) gets a lot of love from best friends and league stars (from left) Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and LeBron James in his farewell match. Photo from NBA Twitter

Bulls waive Carmelo Anthony, set stage for free agency

Feb 02, 2019 - 8:56 AM

The former NBA All-Star is expected to clear waivers amid rumors that he's joining pal LeBron James and the Lakers

NEXT MOVE. His next destination remains a guessing game, but Carmelo Anthony hopes to finally fit in. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets, Carmelo Anthony 'parting ways' after 10 games

Nov 16, 2018 - 8:44 AM

'The fit we envisioned when Carmelo chose to sign with the Rockets has not materialized,' says Houston general manager Daryl Morey

MOVING ON. Carmelo Anthony and Houston Rockets are 'working toward a resolution.' Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Harden powers Rockets to first home win as Melo situation gets sorted out

Nov 12, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Carmelo Anthony, who is in his first year in Houston, is reported to be waived by the team soon

EARLY EXIT. Carmelo Anthony could be on his way out of Houston. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

The week in photos: November 3-9, 2018

Nov 10, 2018 - 4:27 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VICTORY PARADE. Russian cadets march during a military parade at Red Square in Moscow on November 7, 2018, to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the 1941 historical parade when Red Army soldiers marched past the Kremlin walls towards the front line to fight Nazi Germany troops during World War II. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

NBA record watch: LeBron, Curry due for big milestones

Oct 05, 2018 - 12:13 PM

LeBron James and Steph Curry lead the NBA superstars poised to set new milestones this season

SIZZLING CURRY. Former NBA Most Valuable Player Steph Curry could crack the top 3 of the NBA’s all-time list for three-pointers made. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony joins Rockets

Aug 14, 2018 - 8:21 AM

This is the forward's fourth NBA team in 13 months

OFFICIAL. Carmelo Anthony moves to the Houston Rockets from Oklahoma City Thunder. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony to sign with Houston Rockets

Jul 24, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The 10-time All-Star is coming off a season that saw him record career-lows of 16.2 points and 5.8 rebounds with the Oklahoma City Thunder

POWER SQUAD. Carmelo Anthony will join fellow All-Stars Chris Paul and James Harden in the Houston Rockets. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony traded by OKC to Atlanta, but waived for free agency

Jul 20, 2018 - 8:42 AM

The Houston Rockets are the frontrunners to sign Carmelo Anthony after the waivers

TRADED. File photo shows Carmelo Anthony. #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder goes to the basket against Nicolas Batum #5 of the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on January 13, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP  STREETER LECKA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Rockets seek Carmelo Anthony after losing Mbah a Moute

Jul 10, 2018 - 9:20 AM

The forward is expected to have his contract bought out by OKC

HOUSTON'S WISH. The Houston Rockets look to sign Carmelo Anthony after their major frontline loss. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony rejects future reserve role with Thunder

Apr 29, 2018 - 10:59 AM

The 33-year-old forward can opt out of the final year of his contract with Oklahoma City

FRUSTRATED. Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony says he's done sacrificing. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Anthony cracks 25,000 points as Thunder beat Pistons

Jan 28, 2018 - 11:41 AM

Anthony joins the ranks of Dirk Dowitzki and LeBron James in hitting a 25,000 career-point mark

25,000. Carmelo Anthony's 21 points in their winning game against the Pistons allows him to reach a feat of 25,000 career points.  Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Durant unloads triple-double as Warriors tame Timberwolves

Jan 26, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 28, contributed 11 assists and pulled down 10 rebounds in a commanding display which also saw him link superbly with Stephen Curry


WATCH: Carmelo Anthony curses on live TV after getting water poured on him

Jan 05, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Melo lets off an R-rated reaction to Westbrook's water bottle

NSFW. Russell Westbrook's water prank leads to a post-game scramble by the censors. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Paul George thinks Greek Freak went out of bounds and traveled on final play

Dec 30, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Paul George isn't happy with the way the Thunder's 6-game winning streak comes to an end

NO CALL. Paul George wasn't happy with how the referees handled the final play involving Giannis Antetokounmpo. File photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Beasley bags 30 as Knicks spoil Anthony's Garden party

Dec 17, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The Garden welcomes Anthony with a highlight video during the introductions, but the Knicks win their fourth straight

Porzingis eases injury fears as MRI comes back negative

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:55 AM

Porzingis remains questionable for the Knicks' next game against the Thunder

NEGATIVE. Kristaps Porzingis was diagnosed with a twisted knee but an MRI scan shows no structural damage. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook triple double sparks win, LeBron's comes in loss

Oct 26, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Cleveland loses to the Brooklyn Nets despite LeBron's triple double

OUTPACED. Russell Westbrook's 81st career triple-double helps Paul George beat his former team, the Indiana Pacers. File photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP

Superteams emerge as greatest threat to Golden State dynasty

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:24 PM

The nuclear arms race to build teams that can beat the Warriors creates new challenges for teams that must manage the talent and egos of their players

SUPER FRIENDS. Paul George combined with Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony to form a team in Oklahoma City which could challenge the Golden State Warriors out west. Photo by David Mcnew/AFP

MVP award is nice, but Russell Westbrook really wants a championship

Oct 15, 2017 - 2:57 PM

Now with Carmelo Anthony and Paul George to back him up, Russell Westbrook looks to add NBA champion to his list of achievements

REVAMPED. Russell Westbrook is playing the best basketball of his career, but with a revamped lineup behind him, he hopes to take the Thunder deep into the playoffs. Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP

Anthony joins Thunder's Westbrook, George to form new triple threat

Sep 26, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Carmelo Anthony said a desire to play alongside Russell Westbrook was behind his move.

THUNDER STRUCK. The addition of Carmelo Anthony alongside Russell Westbrook has Paul George saying 'This feels like a championship team.' Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony traded to Thunder for Kanter, McDermott

Sep 24, 2017 - 8:16 AM

The Knicks will also receive a second round 2018 draft pick.

HEADED WEST. Carmelo Anthony will head to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter (L) and Doug McDermott. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony only waiving no-trade clause for Houston, not Cleveland -report

Aug 02, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Anthony previously listed both the Rockets and Cavaliers as possible destinations but his interest in Cleveland seemed to dwindle following Kyrie Irving’s trade request drama

ROCKETS ONLY? Carmelo Anthony would reportedly only be open to a trade if it sends him to join James Harden and Chris Paul in Houston. File Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony to Houston Rockets trade deal in the works - report

Jul 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The Knicks and Rockets are exploring a deal which may involve as many as 4 teams ESPN reports

LIFTOFF? Carmelo Anthony could join James Harden and Chris Paul in Houston. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Knicks president Jackson says Carmelo needs to move on

May 13, 2017 - 5:07 PM

Phil Jackson continues to drop not so subtle hints that he wants Carmelo Anthony to waive his no trade clause

EXIT STRATEGY. Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony doesn't have to go home, but he isn't wanted by the Knicks president. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Knicks' dysfunction continues in the off-season

Apr 17, 2017 - 2:38 AM

From Phil Jackson suggesting Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks to Kristaps Porzingis skipping an exit meeting things are chaotic in the Big Apple

ROCKY TENURE. Knicks president Phil Jackson isn't the most popular guy in the team locker room these days. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Knicks president Jackson says Anthony 'better off somewhere else'

Apr 15, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Carmelo Anthony s days in a Knicks jersey could be over as Phil Jackson speaks out on the team s 9 time All Star

ON THE WAY OUT. Carmelo Anthony may have played his last game for the Knicks after the team missed the playoffs for a third straight season. File photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony replaces injured Kevin Love in NBA All-Star Game

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Anthony has been selected by NBA commissioner Adam Silver to make his 10th All Star game appearance

NEW YORK STATE OF MIND. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 23.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists over 55 games this season. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Knicks end the hurt with upset win over Spurs

Feb 13, 2017 - 1:26 PM

The Knicks put an ugly week behind them to beat the second best team in the league

DIFFICULT TIMES. Kristaps Porzingis rejects a shot by Kawhi Leonard during the Knicks' win over the Spurs. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Porzingis shines as Knicks rally to beat lowly Nets

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Porzingis scores 12 of his 19 in the final period to lead the Knicks past Brooklyn

Hawks edge Knicks in quadruple-overtime thriller

Jan 30, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Paul Millsap scores 37 points including the go ahead basket in the fourth overtime

IRONMAN MATCH. Paul Millsap plays 60 minutes, scoring 37 points in the quadruple-overtime game. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs slump sparks mid-season drama for NBA champions

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:43 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost 6 of their last 8 games and things are reportedly getting testy in the Sixth City

CAVALIER ATTITUDE. An report claims LeBron James and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert were at odds over payroll spending followed reports that the team had nixed a New York Knicks proposal to send Carmelo Anthony to Cleveland in a trade. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Anthony reportedly keen to stay with floundering Knicks

Jan 18, 2017 - 12:27 PM

Despite the Knicks losing 11 out of their last 13 games Carmelo Anthony plans on remaining in New York

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks addresses the media during the New York Knicks Media Day. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony gives teen fighting cancer a car for Christmas

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:50 AM

The Knicks star delivers a clutch assist to Jarell a 17 year old battling a rare form of cancer

BIGGER THAN SPORTS. Carmelo Anthony became a Christmas hero to the family of Jarell, a 17-year-old coming off 18 months of chemotherapy. Screenshot from Twitter

Carmelo Anthony ripped as 'user of people' in ex-coach's book

Dec 23, 2016 - 10:56 AM

Former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl pulls no punches on Carmelo Anthony calling him a true conundrum for me

TELL-ALL. George Karl, seen in 2005 with Carmelo Anthony, says the now-Knicks player could've been the best defender in the league at his position had he wanted to be. Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images/AFP

Anthony shakes off Phil Jackson criticism, drops 33 on Kings

Dec 10, 2016 - 4:11 PM

Carmelo Anthony caps a tense week by leading the New York Knicks to victory over the Sacramento Kings

NEW YORK STATE OF MIND. Carmelo Anthony didn't hold onto the ball too long against the Kings. He was too busy putting it in the net. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Knicks blast Heat behind Melo's 35 points

Dec 07, 2016 - 2:30 PM

The New York Knicks will roll into their showdown with the Cleveland Cavaliers riding high after winning their ninth game in 13 outings

HOT HAND. Carmelo Anthony shakes off a slow start to hit 13 of 27 field goals. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Knicks withstand career night from Towns to down Timberwolves

Dec 01, 2016 - 3:09 PM

Carmelo Anthony comes up clutch leading the Knicks to a W

Phil Jackson says James' exit from Miami was a slap in the face

Nov 16, 2016 - 2:42 PM

LeBron voices his frustrations with Jackson after the Knicks president said James likes special treatment and called his associations a posse

LEBRON IS BACK. NBA star LeBron James says he can relate to the ambition of the young players in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DeRozan pours in 33 as Raptors hold off Knicks

Nov 13, 2016 - 2:33 PM

DeRozan continues his hot start to the NBA season leading the Raptors past Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks

HOT HAND. DeMar DeRozan, seen here against the Pistons, has scored 30 or more points in the first 5 games of the Toronto Raptors. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Ailing Celtics down angry Knicks as Carmelo Anthony ejected

Nov 12, 2016 - 2:37 PM

The ninth ejection of Anthony s NBA career – the first since the 2012 13 season – came with the Knicks down 44 38 and things didn t get better for them from there

EJECTED. Carmelo Anthony gets ejected as the Knicks lose to the depleted Celtics. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Porzingis sparks Knicks over Bulls in Rose and Noah's return

Nov 05, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Noah and Rose also step up as the Knicks get their second win of the season

Olympic triumph primes Carmelo Anthony for new season

Sep 27, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Anthony says he is fitter than he has been for years following the successful USA campaign in Brazil

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks addresses the media during the New York Knicks Media Day. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Veterans rule in USA's run to Olympic basketball gold

Aug 22, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Carmelo Anthony 32 brings the experience and Kevin Durant 27 the scoring as the USA capped its 2016 Olympic run by mauling Serbia

SENIORS TAKE CHARGE. Carmelo Anthony of USA takes charge during the men's basketball gold medal game of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. EPA/SAM MOOY

Knicks-Cavs, Spurs-Warriors to open NBA season

Aug 12, 2016 - 12:59 PM

The Finals rematch between the Cavaliers and Warriors will take place on Christmas Day