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Jul 25, 2014
Rotoworld
Carmelo Anthony said he wants to win and doesn't care about the money.
Newsday Jul 25, 2014

Carmelo Anthony said it came down to the Knicks and Bulls

Carmelo Anthony's free-agency decision wasn't exactly a slam dunk, and the Knicks superstar said he legitimately was torn on where he wanted to spend the prime years of his career.
Posting and Toasting Jul 25, 2014

Carmelo Anthony spoke about his decision to return to the Knicks

"I was flip-flopping." For the first real time-- like not just answering off-hand questions while preparing to play soccer-- Carmelo Anthony gave an interview regarding his decision to stay with the Knicks on a 5-year, $124 million deal. The whole ESPN article is here. A few selections: "I want to win. I don't care about the money," Anthony told ESPN.com. "I believe Phil will do what he has to do to take care of that. "I don't think we're that far away," he added. "People use 'rebuilding' too loosely." "I was flip-flopping," he admitted. "It was hard. It was Chicago, but then after I...
New York Daily News Jul 25, 2014
Carmelo Anthony says Knicks 'aren't far away from contending'

Carmelo Anthony says Knicks 'aren't far away from contending'

Carmelo Anthony reiterated that that he has faith in Phil Jackson to build the Knicks into a championship contender.
New York Post Jul 25, 2014

Carmelo says belief in Phil trumped Bulls after ‘flip-flopping’

Carmelo Anthony says his free agency came down to a decision between the Knicks and Bulls, and his decision to return to New York was motivated purely by his belief...

Carmelo: "I was flip-flopping between Chicago and NY."

Carmelo Anthony talked about his free-agent recruiting experience in an espn.com article. Here's a synopsis: He doesn't care about money, tough decision, was pretty much always between Chicago and New York, and ultimately he believes in Phil Jackson. We already knew it's never about the money, right? Here's a link to the full article: http://espn.go.com/new-york/nba/story/_/id/11263468/carmelo-anthony-talk...
Rotoworld Jul 25, 2014

Melo says he doesn't care about money - Carmelo Anthony (F) New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony said he wants to win and doesn't care about the money.
Newsday Jul 23, 2014

Tim Hardaway Jr. happy to have Carmelo Anthony back with Knicks

Amid media requests for interviews and kids' requests for him to perform video game-type dunks yesterday, Tim Hardaway Jr. fielded perhaps the sharpest question from a young boy in the crowd:
Blog a Bull Jul 22, 2014
Bulls making renewed push for Kevin Love, per report

Bulls making renewed push for Kevin Love, per report

The Bulls are reportedly trying to get back in the mix for Love, but it's unlikely they land him. As the Bulls set their sights on Carmelo Anthony, it appeared they had fallen out of the Kevin Love chase. But after missing out on Anthony, the Bulls have made a renewed push for Love, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst: Sources say that the Bulls, though, have this re-entered the race and would appear to be the biggest threat to the Cavs, thanks largely to the Golden State Warriors' resolute unwillingness to add longtime Wolves target Klay Thompson in a deal. Although the...
New York Post Jul 22, 2014

Carmelo touts own venture capital firm

Carmelo Anthony is looking for places to park his loot. After signing a new five-year contract worth $125 million, the Knicks forward is touting his own venture-capital firm, M7 Tech...
New York Daily News Jul 21, 2014
Knicks will give Carmelo Anthony's friend Dahntay Jones a look

Knicks will give Carmelo Anthony's friend Dahntay Jones a look

Free agent Dahntay Jones is expected to work out for the Knicks this week as the shooting guard/small forward attempts to make a comeback after sitting out last season due to injury.
The Dream Shake Jul 20, 2014

Dog Days of Summer League - Rockets VSL Semi Finals Thread Etc

Its the Dog Days of Vegas Summer League. The Rockets are in the Semi Finals. It is all the basketball we have. Hi Dreamshakers.  It appears that things have calmed down for a bit after the flurry of disappointment, recrimination, and ultimately, relief, of the past few days. It now appears that despite: Not signing Carmelo Anthony, never a serious possibility as far as I was concerned given his homelife, major media market requirement, and desire for max cash. Not signing LeBron James also never a serious possibility if you thought about it, plus he didn't take a meeting with Houston....
New York Post Jul 18, 2014

Knicks’ GM Steve Mills: We were confident Carmelo would stay

Last weekend, Carmelo Anthony re-signed with the Knicks, but only after experiencing free agency for the first time in his career. Nevertheless, the organization never seriously feared losing Anthony. “Carmelo...
New York Daily News Jul 17, 2014
Tim Howard tweets pic of him in Knicks jersey, asks if team has salary cap space

Tim Howard tweets pic of him in Knicks jersey, asks if team has salary cap space

The Knicks borught back scoring machine Carmelo Anthony this offseason but what about their defense? At least one guy who knows plenty about it threw his hat in the ring Thursday.

Melo selfless, not selfish, for taking $124M

Carmelo Anthony has been one of the more polarizing figures in New York sports over the past three years. At the beginning of his Knicks career, Carmelo was criticized for the way he arrived in the Big Apple (blockbuster three-team trade, instead of signing as a free agent). Now, he’s being critiqued for the way he chose to return to the Knicks. Anthony signed a $124 million contract with the Knicks on Sunday, opting for a return to New York instead of opportunities to play in Chicago and Los Angeles.

Less money is more for Melo, Knicks in '15

Carmelo Anthony's contract with the Knicks is worth $124 million over five years, sources told ESPN New York. That's $5 million less than the maximum. Here's what that discount means for the Knicks: A little more $ to spend in 2015: Carmelo's contract starts at the maximum salary of $22.458 million. League sources told ESPN New York that Anthony's contract will increase "slightly" in the second year but less than the maximum increase of 7.5 percent.

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