Carmelo Anthony: NBA Star Set To Re-Sign With New York Knicks

Sat, July 12, 2014 6:08pm EST by 1 Comment
Carmelo Anthony Re-Sign New York Knicks
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While LeBron James is going home to the Cleveland Cavaliers, power forward Carmelo Anthony is staying home with the New York Knicks, can EXCLUSIVELY tell you!

Carmelo Anthony, 30, is sticking with the New York Knicks! found out EXCLUSIVELY that the NBA star is staying in New York and we’ve got all the scoop on why he’s staying! Hint: He wants to win a championship!

Carmelo Anthony: NBA Star To Re-Sign With New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony will continue to play in Madison Square Garden! The 30-year-old forward will be resigning with the New York Knicks, can EXCLUSIVELY tell you.

“The money was way to strong to deny and Carmelo wanted to stay in New York and win a championship with the Knicks,” a source told

So when will Carmelo be announcing his big news? has that scoop, too!

“He will be signing with the Knicks before the ESPYs,” the source revealed to us.

Carmelo will sign with the Knicks for 5 years for over $120 million.

Carmelo’s decision comes after LeBron James, 29, shocked everyone when he announced on July 11 that he was leaving the Miami Heat and rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers.

NBA Shocker: Lebron James Rejoining Cleveland Cavaliers

The NBA world was floored when Lebron announced he would be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers after he opted out of his contract with the Miami Heat.

He broke the news in a blog post with the title, “I’m Coming Home.” Whoa. His decision is part due to the fact that LeBron James’ wife Savannah Brinson is set to give birth to their third child in the fall and he wants to raise his kids in Cleveland.

It was only a matter of time before Carmelo would make his final decision. We’re happy he’s sticking with the Knicks!

HollywoodLifers, what do you think about Carmelo’s decision to stay with the New York Knicks? Could decision or bad? Let us know!

— Written by Avery Thompson, Reporting by Russ Weakland

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