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This Week on Boomer and Carton (7/18)

The guys discuss Carmelo Anthony re-signing with the Knicks, Derek Jeter playing in his last All-Star Game, and much more. Watch as we recap some of the best moments from Boomer and Carton this week!


J.R. Smith on Carmelo & Knicks Season

Knicks guard J.R. Smith joins First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless to discuss the re-signing of teammate Carmelo Anthony, the hiring of Derek Fisher and more.


JB Smoove: [Knicks] Are Going to Be a Better Team

Actor and comedian JB Smoove joins First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless to discuss Carmelo Anthony returning to the New York Knicks and what he expects from the team this upcoming season.

New York Daily News

Carmelo Anthony's Knicks contract has no-trade clause

Carmelo Anthony just might be the most powerful figure inside Madison Square Garden. With the exception of MSG Chairman James Dolan, of course.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Reports: Carmelo Anthony headed back to New York

Carmelo Anthony brought an end to more than two weeks of speculation, agreeing on Saturday to return to the New York Knicks, according to multiple reports. Anthony had also strongly considered negotiating a sign-and-trade deal to Chicago, where he...

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Melo opens door for Lin again

It was an injury to Carmelo Anthony that led to Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise to basketball relevance in New York more than two years ago. Now it appears that indecision on Anthony's part could lead to Lin trying to recapture the magic in Los Angeles. The Lakers still hadn't heard any official word from Anthony on Friday, according to a league source, when they pulled the trigger on a trade with the Houston Rockets to acquire Lin and Houston's 2015 first-round pick in exchange for cash considerations and the rights to an undisclosed player stashed overseas.

Orange County Register

Lakers land Jeremy Lin, first-round pick from Rockets

With Carmelo Anthony still mum on his future, the Lakers appear to be moving forward by acquiring Jeremy Lin and a first-round draft pick in a trade with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports. The Lakers will send cash and the rights to...

Dallas Mavericks Blog | Dallas Morning News

Raymond Felton, like Tyson Chandler, tried to recruit Carmelo Anthony

The Dallas Mavericks need all the recruiting help they can get when it comes to luring Carmelo Anthony. Raymond Felton tried to do his part. Felton, acquired in the trade that also brought Tyson Chandler to the Mavericks, said Tuesday he …

Chicago Tribune

Lakers' interest in Carmelo Anthony could help Bulls

Presence of third serious contender might facilitate sign-and-trade deal with KnicksCarmelo Anthony didn't deliver his free-agency decision Saturday, but the Bulls hope he delivered a message.

Chicago Sun-Times

If Carmelo Anthony keeps word, then Bulls have a shot

Is Carmelo Anthony a man of his word? That’s all that matters at this point. A new million dollar training facility, a ready-made playoff team, an elite coach in Tom Thibodeau, the Defensive Player of the Year in Joakim Noah … the Bulls can throw whatever they want at Anthony, but what they can’t give him without a sign-and-trade from the New York Knicks is a max deal. And unless Anthony is a liar that should be just fine with the six-time All-Star. “I’m...

New York Post

Phil Jackson: Carmelo liked Knicks’ trade; hopes he’ll re-sign

Knicks president Phil Jackson said Carmelo Anthony gave the thumbs-up to the blockbuster deal with the Mavericks that upgraded the Knicks’ point guard position with Jose Calderon. Jackson maintained Thursday...

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Calderon hopes to join forces with Carmelo

Count Jose Calderon among those in the Knicks organization who hope Carmelo Anthony re-signs this summer. “He’s a great player, one of the best, I’d love to play with him,” Calderon said Friday, on a conference call with New York reporters. “I'd love to make everything easier for him and make the team successful and try to get as far as we can.” Calderon was shipped to New York along with Shane Larkin, Samuel Dalembert, Wayne Ellington and two second-round picks (Cleanthony Early and Thanasis Antetokounmpo) in a trade earlier this week.

New York Daily News

Knicks trade Chandler and Felton to Mavs

Phil Jackson has agreed to the first significant player move of his tenure as Knicks president, a source confirmed, and it is one that could free up some needed cap space as Carmelo Anthony prepares to hit the open market next week.

Houston Chronicle

With eye on creating cap space, Rockets trade away Asik

In the first step of the Rockets offseason plans to sign either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony to be their third max contract star, the Rockets on Wednesday agreed to deal center Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for a first-round pick in the 2015 draft, an individual with knowledge of the deal said. […]

Wizards Insider | Washington Post

NBA trade season has begun, with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony in mind

LeBron James met with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for a light lunch at a boutique hotel near South Beach on Wednesday to discuss their future plans. When the summit concluded, James sped off in a burgundy sports car, and the chase for his services began in earnest. Later in the evening, James showed up […]

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Melo begins planning while Phil deals

We’re still days away from July 1, and things are heating up with the Knicks and Carmelo Anthony. Phil Jackson struck a big deal Wednesday to trade Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to Dallas in exchange for point guard Jose Calderon, center Samuel Dalembert, point guard prospect Shane Larkin, reserve shooter Wayne Ellington and the 34th and 51st picks in Thursday's draft, as reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein. I’ll get to that trade in a bit.

Dallas Mavericks Blog | ESPN Dallas

Source: Mavs 'real players' for LeBron or Carmelo

The Mavericks decision-makers don't know how good their odds are of landing LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony in free agency. They are certain, however, that those odds got a heck of a lot better in the last few hours. "It makes us real players for LeBron [or] Carmelo," a team source told ESPNDallas.com after completing the trade that brought center Tyson Chandler back to Dallas. The Mavs will attempt to convince one of the perennial All-Star small forwards to join Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler in a frontcourt that they believe would be the best in the league.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Broussard: Knicks open to Harden-for-Melo

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony would like to play together. If LeBron and Melo end up in Houston, James Harden could end up on the Knicks, ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports in his Insider piece on LeBron’s preferred destinations. Here’s how it would work: Houston is one of the five teams on LeBron’s list of preferred destinations. If the Rockets cleared enough cap space to sign James by trading Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik, they would then try to execute a sign-and-trade with the Knicks for Anthony.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Should NYK execute a Melo sign-and-trade?

Carmelo Anthony’s decision to test free agency leaves the Knicks with a long list of issues to sort out. At the top of that list? Figuring out the best way to try to persuade Anthony to re-sign with the team. A close second, however, is figuring out whether it’s prudent to execute a sign-and-trade if Anthony is going to leave town. Below, we take a brief look at the pros and cons of a sign-and-trade involving Anthony. Why the Knicks should do a sign and trade: Obviously, the Knicks would want to get something in return for Anthony if they can’t re-sign him.