• Melo would take 'pay cut' to stay with Knicks

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Feb 16, 2014
    The question of how much less ‘Melo is willing to take remains to be seen since he obviously wasn’t talking numbers. ‘Melo can opt out of his current Knicks deal this summer, and with the Knicks at 20-32 on the season with a litany of on- and off-court issues mucking things up in the locker-room, many want to know what he’s going to do. However, the Knicks can offer Anthony $30 million more than the competition. If Anthony takes less money, it may give the Knicks more cap space to pursue players who are expected to test free agency in the summer of 2015, such as Rajon Rondo and Kevin Love. I told people all the time, if it takes me taking a paycut, I’ll be the first one on Mr. [James] Dolan’s steps saying: ‘Take my money and let’s build something strong over here.’ “As far as the money, it doesn’t really matter to me.
    Source: ESPN.com
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