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12 hours ago
Rotoworld
Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony (shoulder) will need to take less than a maximum contract to allow the team to have spending flexibility in the future.

Phil seems ready to play hardball with Melo

Phil Jackson sounded like an executive who's ready to take a hard stance in negotiations with Carmelo Anthony. The new Knicks president made two things clear about Carmelo in his end-of-season chat with reporters Wednesday: 1. He'd like to see Anthony take less than maximum money to re-sign with the Knicks. 2. He's not losing any sleep over the idea that the Knicks may lose Anthony to another suitor this summer. "I’m all about moving forward," Jackson said.
Rotoworld 12 hours ago

Phil wants Carmelo to take less than max - Carmelo Anthony (F) New York Knicks

Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony (shoulder) will need to take less than a maximum contract to allow the team to have spending flexibility in the future.
Newsday 15 hours ago

Phil Jackson: With or without Carmelo Anthony, Knicks will move forward

Phil Jackson hopes that Carmelo Anthony "is true to his word" and takes less than a maximum contract to re-sign with the Knicks.
New York Post Apr 18, 2014

Where will Carmelo go? The Knicks face four challengers

Carmelo Anthony plans to opt out of his contract with the Knicks and become a free agent this summer. Here’s a look at possible destinations: Bulls Chicago has work to...
Fear The Sword Apr 18, 2014

Free Agency: Could Carmelo Anthony take his talents to Lake Erie?

Today on First Take, Stephen A. Smith mentioned Cleveland on his list of potential destinations for Carmelo Anthony. It is no secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers will be looking to make changes this offseason and the small forward position has essentially been a revolving door of placeholders for about four straight years. One of the options that could be available in free agency is Knick's forward Carmelo Anthony. Today on "First Take" analyst Stephen A. Smith cited the Cavaliers as a potential landing spot for Carmelo Anthony. Stating that he can either take more money in New York and...
New York Post Apr 18, 2014

Carmelo Anthony endorses Mike Woodson’s return

In a surprising development, an emotional Carmelo Anthony gave his season’s strongest endorsement to lame-duck coach Mike Woodson, saying he’d give him “a recommendation’’ if that’s what it takes for...
New York Post Apr 17, 2014

Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to come back’ — but winning comes first

Carmelo Anthony said he “wants to stay’’ with the Knicks, but competing for a title is still his No. 1 priority in his free-agent decision. Anthony was impressed with Knicks...

Melo: Knicks' season was a 'failure'

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony talked about a wide range of subjects with reporters on Thursday after his exit interview with president Phil Jackson. He discussed his priorities as a free agent. But he also touched on the difficulty of this season, his conversation and comfort level with Jackson and about the idea of taking less than max money as a free agent. Here is a brief synopsis of the State of Melo entering the offseason: Embarrassed by 2013-14: Carmelo said in no uncertain terms that this was his most difficult season in the NBA.

Carmelo backs Woodson

GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- Carmelo Anthony passionately offered his support for Mike Woodson in his final talk with reporters on Thursday. “To be honest with you, Mike Woodson, he and I have become, he’s been a guy that I can talk to, almost a father figure, a friend, a guy that I can bounce stuff off,” Anthony said when asked about Woodson. “I’ve been a guy he’s talked to multiple times, about multiple things in different situations.
Newsday Apr 17, 2014

Carmelo's mixed message: 'I want to come back, but I also want to win'

Carmelo Anthony wore a red baseball cap with the letters "NY" on the front and talked about wanting to remain a Knick. But Anthony also sounded tormented about not being in the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career
New York Daily News Apr 17, 2014
Melo open to staying in NY if Knicks build a winner

Melo open to staying in NY if Knicks build a winner

An emotional Carmelo Anthony used words like "embarrassing" and "failure" while talking Thursday about missing the playoffs for the first time in his NBA career. The soon-to-be free agent also once again reiterated that he wants to remain with the Knicks.
New York Post Apr 17, 2014

Carmelo says he wants to stay, but doesn’t want to rebuild

Carmelo Anthony said after his exit meeting with Knicks president Phil Jackson he definitely “wants to stay,’’ that the “grass isn’t always greener on the other side,’’ but competing for...
Denver Post Apr 17, 2014

Nuggets coach Brian Shaw sees positives in difficult season

So you want to label the Nuggets 2013-14, ending with their first missed playoffs in 10 years, as a "terrible" season?

Melo To The Bulls?

Tom Penn, Bruce Bowen and Tim Legler discuss what the Bulls would have to do to land Carmelo Anthony this offseason.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 16, 2014
Knicks rout the Nets, as Carmelo Anthony nurses torn labrum

Knicks rout the Nets, as Carmelo Anthony nurses torn labrum

Brooklyn still is unsure of seed and first-round opponent entering Wednesday's finale

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