Carmelo Anthony Wants To Be Traded To New York & The Top NBA News

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Oct 14, 2010; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony (15) during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. The Nuggets defeated the Clippers 100-95.  Photo via Newscom

Rumors came out earlier this week that the New York Knicks have made significant progress in the Carmelo Anthony-Sweepstakes.   At first Carmelo tried to ignore the whole situation, but reports now say that Anthony was to be a Knick, and he is 100% sure.  Anthony has even reached out to Spike Lee, in hopes that Lee might persuade the Knicks to pull the trigger.  After LeBron, Bosh and Amare all switched teams, Carmelo Anthony has decided to leave the team who drafted him.  Yet another NBA superstar will leave his original team, and settle out east.

Carmelo Anthony wants to go to the Knicks: New York Post

The Latest on the Lakers

Laker guard Sasha Vujacic has announced his engagement with Maria Sharapova, days after Shannon Brown and Monica broke headlines. [Yahoo! Sports]

The Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors in last night’s pre season game, 120-99.  Pau Gasol led the team with 23 points and seven rebounds; the Lakers will face off with the Warriors again tonight. [Los Angeles Times Lakers Blog]

This season’s most expensive games to watch “in-person,” includes four Laker games. [Yahoo! Sports]

The Lakers beat down the Warriors last night, and Lakers.com gives us a complete breakdown of the game. [Lakers.com BasketBlog]

The Lakers have waived guard Trey Johnson and center Andrew Naymick. [Lakers.com BasketBlog]

Rumors have it that Magic Johnson is interested in being the majority owner of the Detroit Pistons. [Yahoo! Sports]

The Latest on the NBA

Number 17 on Dime Magazine’s Top NBA Go-To-Guys- is…[Dime Magazine]

Bulls center Joakim Noah will miss tonight pre season game against the Pacers due to the flu. [Hoopsnotes]

Paul Pierce got a new tattoo.[Slam Magazine]

DeJuan Blair has been named the Spurs starting center. [Slam Magazine]

Cavaliers’ coach Bryon Scott is not impressed with forward J.J. Hickson. [Slam Magazine]

Knicks’ coach Mike D’Antoni believes Amare Stoudemire could win MVP this season. [Hoopsnotes]

The Wizards have waived Sean Marks and former Laker, Adam Morrison. [Hoopsnotes]

NBA Pre Season Results for October 22rd, 2010

Cavaliers-83 Bucks-77

Thunder-101 Hornets-86

Hawks-98 Heat-89

Spurs-111 Rockets-103

Lakers-120 Warriors-99

Blazers-90 Nuggets-83

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