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Carmelo Anthony, after getting $124 million from Knicks: 'I wan…

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…
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  • ‘Melo: “I Want To Win. I Don’t Care About The Money”

    ‘Melo: “I Want To Win. I Don’t Care About The Money”

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    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…
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  • Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    dimemag.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…
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  • Jason Collins to Tony Dungy: 'Shouldn't you want all challenges…

    Jason Collins to Tony Dungy: 'Shouldn't you want all challenges?'

    yahoo.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…
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  • We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

    We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

    dimemag.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…
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  • Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakes

    Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakes

    dimemag.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…
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  • Knicks waive veteran guard Shannon Brown

    Knicks waive veteran guard Shannon Brown

    nba.com Jul 23 (4 days ago)
    New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has waived guard Shannon Brown.
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  • Carmelo Anthony has started a venture capital firm

    Carmelo Anthony has started a venture capital firm

    yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)
    It'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…
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  • Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    dimemag.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…
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  • Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    ESPN.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.
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  • Sources: Celtics agree to terms with Turner

    Sources: Celtics agree to terms with Turner

    ESPN.com deadspin.com dimemag.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics have agreed to terms with free-agent swingman Evan Turner, sources confirmed to ESPN.com.
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  • GIF: J.R. Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League

    GIF: J.R. Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League

    dimemag.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…
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  • Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    dimemag.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…
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  • Celtics unveil new alternate logo for 2014-15

    Celtics unveil new alternate logo for 2014-15

    ESPN.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.
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  • Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

    Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    The 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 …
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  • Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    Philadelphia 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…
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  • Once Derek Jeter retires, everything the Yankees dynasty era re…

    Once Derek Jeter retires, everything the Yankees dynasty era represents goes with him

    The 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.
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  • Wizards acquire Humphries from Celtics

    Wizards acquire Humphries from Celtics

    nba.com Jul 19
    The Washington Wizards have acquired forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick.
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  • Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    Russell collapses during speech, doing OK

    nba.com Jul 18
    Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.
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  • Video - Carmelo: Decision Not About The Money 04:11

    Carmelo: Decision Not About The Money

    Jul 25
    "Numbers Never Lie" debates whether Carmelo Anthony re-signing with the Knicks was about winning NBA championships.
  • Video - Begley's And-1: Knicks Looking To Make Trade 01:33

    Begley's And-1: Knicks Looking To Make Trade

    Jul 23
    Ian Begley discusses which players the Knicks may look to trade.
  • Video - Felton Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail 02:41

    Felton Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

    Jul 23
    Ian 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.
  • Video - Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop 00:17

    Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop

    Jul 20
    In summer league play, Charlotte Hornets guard Rion Brown unleashed a full-force, alley-oop jam against the New York Knicks.

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