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July 12, 2014 Updates

Al Iannazzone: Kenyon also said he wants to re-sign with the Knicks, and talking to Phil is on his list of things to do. Twitter @Al_Iannazzone

Frank Isola: I'm also hearing that Carmelo will not be going to the World Cup. I can confirm that I won't be there either. (Don't get me started.) Twitter @FisolaNYDN

Carmelo Anthony will sign a five-year, $120 million-plus contract to return to the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Anthony considered the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets before deciding to re-sign. He notified the other teams on Saturday that he's returning to New York. Yahoo! Sports

Frank Isola: Carmelo told me he'd announce it Thursday. Maybe he just wanted to upstage today's third place game at the World Cup Twitter @FisolaNYDN

Joe Cowley: Source: Bulls are moving away from Melo, still trying to get a S&T done for Gasol and jump in on Ariza. Twitter @suntimes_hoops

Jared Zwerling: Sources close to Melo say (once again) torn on NY & CHI. Vision of a NY legacy on his mind but CHI seen as win now. Hearing decision by Mon. Twitter @JaredZwerling

July 11, 2014 Updates

LeBron James is going home, but Carmelo Anthony hasn't announced that he is staying home yet. The Knicks remain optimistic that Anthony will re-sign, according to a league source. But another day went by with no word from him on his decision. Newsday

Frank Isola: From a professional standpoint, the beat writers all hope Melo returns. Great player & great to deal with. Low maintenance superstar. Twitter @FisolaNYDN


Carmelo Anthony already ahead of Phil Jackson, but still far away from the all-time New York greats.


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