Melo nixes idea of bench role with Thunder

I think it is a fair assumption to say that Carmelo Anthony’s inaugural season in OKC did not go as well as he ( and the Thunder) would have liked. Forming a “big 3” with Russell Westbrook and Paul George, Melo would be the third option and obvious adjustments would have to be made to his game. Hopes that he could revive the mythical “Olympic Melo” would be the best fitting version were never realized and what we saw was an even more inefficient player who suffered through the worst…

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Kanter hints at possible opt-out of Knicks contract

The current New York Knicks big man has recently alluded to opting out of his Knicks with deal. He broached this while also teasing a possible return to the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he played from the 2014-15 season until 2017, while speaking with Fred Katz of The Norman Transcript when he was in OKC for game 5 of the Thunder’s first round battle with the Utah Jazz. Katz: Are you going to opt out? You are technically on the Knicks. Kanter: Until July 1,yes. We’ll talk to teams. We’ll…

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KD to the Warriors… Wow

There has been a seismic shift in the NBA landscape.  In a shocking move (well, sort of) Kevin Durant has agreed to join the Golden State Warriors. The star penned an article on the Player’s Tribune in which he revealed his intentions, an excerpt from which reads as the following: The primary mandate I had for myself in making this decision was to have it based on the potential for my growth as a player — as that has always steered me in the right direction. But I am also at…

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