• Anthony says he wants to retire with Knicks

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 1, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony says he wants "to retire in New York" and hopes to recruit players to join him in the Big Apple. Carmelo Anthony says he wants to be a Knick for the rest of his career. That Anthony intends to exercise his ETO and hit the open market is completely unsurprising only by tearing up the final year of his deal can he earn the absolute maximum contract, which would pay him $129 million over the course of the next five years, and which only the Knicks can offer him, since they hold his Bird rights and that's the way the 2011 collective bargaining agreement is structured; still, Anthony's comments struck an awkward note that hit a lot of ears wrong. The Knicks star can sign a five-year contract worth $129,135,806 if he opts out and stays with New York. The conversation started in some circles as soon as he got to New York, when he signed a three-year, $64.2 million extension that came equipped with an early termination option before its final season.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to retire in New York, let’s just be quite frank’ (Video)

      The conversation started in some circles as soon as he got to New York, when he signed a three-year, $64.2 million extension that came equipped with an early termination option before its final season. Sure, Carmelo Anthony really wanted to be a member …
      Source: yahoo.com
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