The Knicks will not buy out Carmelo Anthony. Executive President Steve Mills made that clear when speaking to reporters Monday (via the New York Daily News).
When asked if buying out Anthony’s contract is a US Cheap Jerseys Club possibility, Mills responded sternly. “No,” he said, without elaborating.
The problem: Without buying out Anthony, the Knicks are going to have a very hard time trading him. The team is focused on developing its young core of Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Frank Ntilikina and Willy Hernangomez, and the front office doesn’t have Anthony in its long-term plans. But without buying him out, the team may have to hold onto him for two more years.
Despite putting up MVP-like numbers, many have still criticized Westbrook for poor shooting performances and high turnover numbers. He has been more efficient lately, though.
With nine games left in the regular season, Westbrook has a great chance at breaking Robertson’s record of 41 triple-doubles.
DeMar DeRozan helped the Raptors beat the Magic 131-112 by scoring 36 points with three assists. DeRozan has been a bit rocky this month, but he Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys has scored at least 35 points in three of his last four games.
The Cavaliers: Months of injuries and “resting” starters has really come back to bite Cleveland. The Cavs were dismantled 103-74 at San Antonio on Monday. LeBron James was the team’s leading scorer with just 17 points, while Kevin Love (nine) and Kyrie Irving (eight) combined to score 17 points.
Boston also passed Cleveland for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
Warriors (59-14) at Rockets (51-22), 8 p.m. ET — The Eastern Conference is up for grabs, and Kevin Durant’s injury has clouded the West a bit, too. Houston may not have the depth to make a championship run, but it can win this game led by James Harden and Lou Williams.