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2016 Schedule
32-50, 3rd in Atlantic
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Amar'e: Suns not receptive to retirement idea

Amar'e Stoudemire says he heavily weighed retiring with the Suns instead of the Knicks as he did Tuesday but "wasn't getting any positive response" from Phoenix.

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7hNick Friedell

Anthony has become the unlikely face of Team USA

As the U.S. men's basketball team readies for the Olympics, Carmelo Anthony has become the reluctant leader of Team USA and could go down as the most accomplished in U.S. men's hoops history.

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How would a third gold medal affect Carmelo's legacy? (1:20)
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Is Stoudemire headed to Hall of Fame?

Kevin Pelton details the cases for and against an induction speech for Amar'e Stoudemire, who officially retired from the NBA on Tuesday as a member of the Knicks. Springfield for STAT? (Insider)

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Melo was the man in third quarter

Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his 20 points in Team USA's 107-57 rout of China on Tuesday night during the third period. He's averaging 14 points through the first three games of the Americans' five-game Rio warm-up tour. Box score

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Stoudemire's career full of highlight-reel moments (0:47)
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Amar'e Stoudemire sure did like to dunk (1:47)
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Why did Stoudemire choose to retire as a Knick? (1:50)
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Knicks won't match statistical projection

ESPN's recent Summer Forecast of the Eastern Conference calculated New York improving from last season's 32 wins to 40. Bradford Doolittle sees another step forward for the Knicks under Jeff Hornacek but not that large. East's most underrated/overrated teams (Insider)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony summed up Amar'e Stoudemire's impact in New York with this quote from the night that the Knicks and Stoudemire agreed to a buyout: "One of the main reasons I'm a New York Knick today was because of him.... When he came [to New York] he brought back some excitement to the game of basketball here in New York. There was hope when he came back. People started believing in the New York Knicks again. He was the main reason for that belief and for that hope."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Amar'e Stoudemire's time with the Knicks was marred by injury, but he deserves credit for signing with the club at a time when most others wouldn't consider New York. Carmelo Anthony has said he wouldn't have been in New York without Stoudemire.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Amar'e Stoudemire talking about his time with the Knicks: "I came to New York in 2010 to help revitalize this franchise and we did just that. Carmelo [Anthony], Phil and Steve have continued this quest, and with this year's acquisitions, the team looks playoff-bound once again. Although my career has taken me to other places around the country, my heart had always remained in the Big Apple. Once a Knick, Always a Knick."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Amare Stoudemire has signed a contract with the Knicks and subsequently announced his retirement, the team announced.

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Smith: Critics of MJ should look to white athletes too (1:09)
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Don't tell Stephen A. there's less pressure on Carmelo to win with Knicks (1:21)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

In a Twitter poll, big man Larry Sanders included the Knicks in a list of teams he asked users to choose from, asking the question, "Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best???" The Knicks, according to a league source, are not among the teams who have expressed interest in Sanders at this point.

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3dJ.A. Adande

Carmelo Anthony is bringing discourse back

Carmelo Anthony can't pinpoint what pressed him into action, but the NBA star is now front and center of a national crisis, J.A. Adande writes. We're all better for it.

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3dArash Markazi

Melo praises Jordan for addressing racial unrest

Speaking Monday after a meeting with community leaders in Los Angeles, Carmelo Anthony praised Michael Jordan for his statement on the country's growing racial and social unrest.

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Carmelo and Catchings on keeping the conversation open (1:07)
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Jim Brown: Carmelo's statements 'very powerful and very welcome' (1:06)

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.427th
Rebounds Per Game44.410th
Assists Per Game20.526th
Points Allowed101.110th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-163250.390
2014-151765.207
2013-143745.451
2012-135428.659
2011-123630.545

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