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Carmelo tells Knicks he'll opt out

Updated: June 23, 2014, 9:56 AM ET
By Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

Carmelo Anthony has informed the New York Knicks in writing that he will opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, according to multiple sources. 

The Knicks recently expressed the hope that Anthony would not do this. Team president Phil Jackson said recently that he hoped Anthony would consider opting into the final year of his contract and testing free agency in the summer of 2015. Jackson has privately expressed that hope to Anthony several ...

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