According to reports, Carmelo Anthony has played in his last game of the season. As expected, Melo will undergo knee surgery and will be leaving the Knicks in a perfect position to land the #1 overall pick in the 2015 draft. Here's looking at you, Jahlil Okafor.
The Knicks' All-Star forward missed their last regular season game, a loss to the Magic, though he did play for the entire All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden over the weekend.
Feb 18, 2015 | 2,492 Views
Feb 18, 2015 at 12:05pm
Carmelo Anthony was in Toronto, and leaving practice at Humber College when he was greeted by a sea of fans who were going nuts, chanting, and hollering. Seemingly caught up in the moment, Melo started dancing among the crowd which sent them into a frenzy.
Some fans caught the action on their phones and posted it on Instagram which you can see below courtesy of Beyond The Buzzer.
NBA contests can be some of the most heated competitions in all of sports. Incredible abilities and enormous egos clash on the biggest of stages on a nightly basis. With so much adrenaline, testosterone, and sheer will power, it's only natural for elbows to be thrown, flagrant fouls to occur and occasionally, brawls to break out.
Every major NBA fan has had the debate with their friends about the toughest player in the league. Some of the most popular choices include Metta World Peace, Nikola Pekovic, and Kendrick Perkins. But how often do you talk about the softest players in the NBA? We are talking about the guys that back down on defense or look to the referee for a foul call when they were simply bumped, or the guys that have so much talent but back down in the big moments.
A few NBA players have made headlines this summer for their off-court antics which has led to fines, suspensions, and even gone to court. Michael Beasley was charged with marijuana possession (again) and now may be cut by the Suns.
We have not seen a new Melo M9 released in a while, but Jordan is back at it with a new Black/Metallic Gold/Gym Red colorway. This M9 may be one of the last featured in the M9 collection before the M10 is released. The shoe features pink gym red on most of the toe box that slowly fades to black. Yellow laces and a yellow outsole finish things off. The shoe will be available towards the end of the month for $160. Do you plan on copping them later this month?
The relationship between basketball and gangs is no secret. Traditionally the best basketball players often came out of the most impoverished areas, in which they had very little options other than balling or joining a set.
The basketball world keeps trying to conceive ways that LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony could play together. With LeBron having the option to opt out of his contract next summer, speculation is wild with Cleveland fans hoping King James returns to pair up with Kyrie Irving, and there has been rumblings of James heading to Los Angeles possibly along with Melo.