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Carmelo Anthony, after getting $124 million from Knicks: 'I want to win. I don't care about the money'
yahoo.com Updated Jul 25 (3 days ago)
Carmelo Anthony just agreed to a five-year deal worth well over $120 million to return to the New York Knicks. Actually, thanks to ShamSports.com's Mark Deeks, we can get precise — Anthony will earn $124,064,681 over the next five seasons. It's a contra…Upvote Share Tweet
Less than two weeks after agreeing to a five-year, $124 million contract to remain with the New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony told ESPN that he “doesn’t care about the money” and that signing with the Knicks was a “matter of me believing in the organizat…Upvote Share Tweet
Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcomsdimemag.com Jul 24 (3 days ago)No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)On Feb. 23, the Brooklyn Nets signed center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract. Collins was lucky to be in the league even the season before, but with the relatively wispy and aging Kevin Garnett forced into duty at center and Brook Lopez out for the se…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Todaydimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakesdimemag.com Jul 23 (4 days ago)Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck recently said that he’d hoped the team would make a bigger splash this offseason, seemingly suggesting Boston was out of the running for Kevin Love. Just two days later, the Celtics’ quest to acquire the Minnesota Timb…Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks waive veteran guard Shannon Brownnba.com Jul 23 (4 days ago)New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has waived guard Shannon Brown.Upvote Share TweetIt's a good time to be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. While re-upping with the team has likely robbed the seven-time All-Star of the chance to win a championship in his prime, Anthony can take considerable solace in earning more than $122 mill…Upvote Share Tweet
Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Targetdimemag.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)After his failed courtship of LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid set his sights on Kim Kardashian. Apparently unfazed by his lack of ... The post Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.co…Upvote Share Tweet
Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contractESPN.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)The Nets officially signed the Croatian forward Bojan Bogdanovic to a three-year deal on Tuesday. The contract is worth $10 million according to league sources.Upvote Share TweetThe Boston Celtics have agreed to terms with free-agent swingman Evan Turner, sources confirmed to ESPN.com.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: J.R. Smith Gets Posterized At Drew Leaguedimemag.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)Knicks wing J.R. Smith admitted last week he wouldn’t blame the Knicks if they dealt him following a slipshod 2013-14 season. This past weekend his summer took another fall when he got dunked on during a Drew League game. Here’s Smith losing the ball an…Upvote Share Tweet
Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyndimemag.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)Jason Kidd’s sudden departure from the Brooklyn Nets certainly didn’t sit well with Andrei Kirilenko. In a wide-ranging interview concerning the state of his team, Kirilenko said that Kidd couldn’t handle the pressure that accompanies playing and coachi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)The Boston Celtics unveiled a new alternate logo for the 2014-15 season on Monday, producing a silhouetted logo featuring the team's "Lucky the Leprechaun" mascot.Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summerdimemag.com Jul 20The Boston Celtics seem like they’re still in the running for Kevin Love, but owner Wyc Grousbeck appears to have already moved on from the dream of acquiring him. According to WEEI 93.7 in Boston, Grousbeck says the Celtics “definitely hoped to try to …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 20Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been making waves on social media of late with a cavalcade of clever posts that have some calling him the league’s preeminent internet follow. The Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, though, clearly isn’t quite rea…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Jul 20The Yankees had Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams, and for a time it was as storied a five as the Knicks once had in the old days.Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards acquire Humphries from Celticsnba.com Jul 19The Washington Wizards have acquired forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick.Upvote Share Tweet
Russell collapses during speech, doing OKnba.com Jul 18Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo: Decision Not About The MoneyJul 25"Numbers Never Lie" debates whether Carmelo Anthony re-signing with the Knicks was about winning NBA championships.
Begley's And-1: Knicks Looking To Make TradeJul 23Ian Begley discusses which players the Knicks may look to trade.
Felton Pleads Guilty, Avoids JailJul 23Ian Begley discusses the terms of Mavericks guard Raymond Felton's plea deal in a New York gun case, which allows him to avoid jail time.
Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-OopJul 20In summer league play, Charlotte Hornets guard Rion Brown unleashed a full-force, alley-oop jam against the New York Knicks.
Team USA invites Paul Millsap of Atlanta Hawks to training campJul 27In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.
Kevin Love of Minnesota Timberwolves withdraws from Team USAJul 26Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year dealJul 25Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…Jul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.