NBA: Carmelo Anthony Criticizes Phil Jackson: I don’t understand him talking about LeBron in November

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New York Knicks president Phil Jackson created quite a firestorm when he referred to LeBron James and his friends/business partners as a “posse.”  LeBron James put his childhood friends on and they became extremely successful businessman, so they took offense to the word and the racial undertones it carries.  Carmelo Anthony is the Knicks star player but he’s also a very close friend of LeBron; they form “The Brotherhood” with Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade.  Anthony sided with his friend, saying Jackson might not have meant any harm by the word, but it shouldn’t have been said.


(Video) NBA: LOL Carmelo Anthony Pokes Fun at Internet Trolls & Having No Rings in Foot Locker Ad

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Foot Locker is really knocking it out the park with these commercials.  The sneaker store giant is promoting it’s “Week of Greatness,” which is a bunch of hot sneaker releases.  They got Tom Brady to poke fun at DeflateGate, but this Carmelo Anthony ad is way funnier.


(Photos) NBA: LaLa Calls Out Referee For Ejecting Carmelo, Claims He Has A Personal Issue With Him

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The Knicks were in Boston last night to play the Celtics but Carmelo Anthony didn’t spend as much time there as he would’ve hoped. That’s because he was ejected from the game in the second quarter by referee Tony Brothers after receiving back to back technical foul calls within about a 20 second period. The move by Brothers had LaLa fuming on social media over what she says is a personal issue between Brothers and Melo.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony Says He Wasn’t Surprised With The Election And Points To What We Need To Do Next

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Carmelo Anthony claims he wasn’t surprised at all by Donald Trump winning the presidential election but he’ll be damned if he lets that change anything about his own life. Melo shared some of his thoughts on the outcome with ESPN’s Ian Begley yesterday and rather than focus on who won the election, he wants people to focus on the next steps in their own lives.


(Video) NBA: Chris Paul, Lebron James & Carmelo Anthony Want Everyone To Get Out And Vote

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The NBA players association is encouraging everyone to get out and vote on election day and they are using some of the leagues biggest stars to get the message across. Chris Paul, Lebron James & Carmelo Anthony are not only huge stars on the court but they have been very vocal on issues our country has been facing and want people to use their right to vote.


NBA: Tayshaun Prince On The Pistons Possibly Winning Four Titles If They Drafted Carmelo

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The 2003 NBA draft will go down in history as four of the top five players selected that night will likely wind up in the hall of fame. Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were four of those players selected in the top five that evening but it’s the other player, Darko Milicic, that this story is about, along with Melo.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony on Freddie Gray Case Being His Tipping Point & Advice He Gave Colin Kaepernick

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Born in Red Hook, Brooklyn and raised in Baltimore, Carmelo Anthony has seen his fair share of race and societal issues.  In a feature for ESPN The Magazine, Anthony talked about the Freddie Gray case in his hometown of Baltimore, and the wise words he told Colin Kaepernick after the 49ers quarterback started a major protest.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony: ‘You Can’t Put White Police in the ‘Hood’

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In the October 31 “NBA Preview” edition of ESPN The Magazine, they spoke with Carmelo Anthony about everything but basketball.  Instead it was an in depth discussion about police brutality, race, and the issues plaguing society.  The New York Knicks star has come out in the forefront of black athletes speaking out with all these police-involved shootings and issues in black neighborhoods.


(Photo) NBA: Carmelo Anthony Leaves IG Comments Shaming SLAM for Ranking Him #15 in Top 50 Players

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Basically, any ranking system starts a huge debate.  Usually, ESPN’s NBA ranking list causes major controversy, but this time around its SLAM magazine’s Top 50 in the NBA list that caused a firestorm.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony on Jeremy Lin With Nets: ‘He is the face of their franchise – believe it or not’

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Jeremy Lin signed a three-year, $36 million deal with the Nets bringing him back to New York where his fame started, but this time, he’s with the team on the other side of the river.  Carmelo Anthony admitted to being surprised that Lin is Brooklyn’s new star when asked about his former teammate invading the Garden on Saturday for a Knicks-Nets preseason game, but he also said he was happy for Lin.


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