HoopsHype Carmelo Anthony Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: November 25, 2014 | 10:45 PM

Scott Cacciola

Carmelo is injured. JR is not a back specialist. Fisher is not a medical doctor. I wrote about the Knicks: nyti.ms/1FqaLgO

Marc Berman

Height of Carmelo back pain concerning as Fisher deals with yet another blow to season with Melo laid up nyp.st/1HEHLWF

Chris Herring

Carmelo's 17.3-point differential on offense ranks third in the NBA, behind Anthony Davis and Chris Paul.

Chris Herring

Knicks have been 17.3 pts per 100 plays worse on offense w/out Melo this season. Thats equivalent to diff between the Clippers & Sixers on O

Al Iannazzone

JR on the Knicks without Melo: "Right now I think our mule will be STAT (Stoudemire)."

Steve Popper

JR Smith said last night that Melo was in so much pain he could barely speak.

Jonah Ballow

"I don't know if we'll know enough to really diagnose where he's at & where he is headed for another day or so." -- Fisher on Melo (back)

Ian Begley

JR Smith says Carmelo could barely talk last night because he was in so much pain. #Knicks

Al Iannazzone

JR Smith said Melo was in so much pain he couldn't talk last night.

Earl K. Sneed

Carlisle on 'Melo: "It's just like having [Kobe] Bryant in here or LeBron James. We're talking about a top 5 scorer. ... He's a beast."

Earl K. Sneed

Rick Carlisle on Carmelo Anthony (back spasms): "I fully expect him to play."

Tim MacMahon

After exit, Carmelo doubtful to face Mavs es.pn/1uSYss8 via @ESPNNewYork

Steve Popper

Waiting outside SMU gym for Knicks practice - without Melo - to end. Some autograph seekers just had Berman sign a photo of him.

Kurt Helin

Carmelo Anthony listed as doubtful for Wednesday’s game at Dallas dlvr.it/7dSw1Y

Frank Isola

Carmelo not likely to play vs. Mavs, who have dropped two straight. Oh boy.

Ian Begley

#Knicks say Carmelo Anthony did not practice today in Dallas and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow due to back spasms.

Adam Zagoria

Carmelo did not practice, doubtful for Wednesday theknicksblog.com/knicks/carmelo…

Alan Hahn

Need both for sure. RT @Swami_Said_It: @Alan Hahn who steps up with the scoring load if melo is out for a while? Jr or timmy? #askalan

Alan Hahn

Cap space? RT @Honor1231: @Alan Hahn why does it seem so hard to get another star player to come to NY and play with Melo?

Alan Hahn

Doubtful. RT @j_dogzz: @Alan Hahn is melo playing tomorrow? #AskAlan

Alan Hahn

High. Doubtful. RT @oakbtweeting: @Alan Hahn what is asking price for Faried #AskAlan and is Melo presently soaking back in Vino? I

Mark Followill

From MSG Knicks courtside reporter @Tina Cervasio: Carmelo Anthony not practicing today (back spasms) & is doubtful for game vs Mavs tomorrow

Marc Berman

With Carmelo expected out, so much for the competitiveness of Wednesday's Tyson Chandler Bowl.

Anthony Slater

Knicks list Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) as doubtful for game in Dallas on Wednesday. NY in OKC on Friday. Something to watch.

Tina Cervasio

Carmelo isn't practicing w #Knicks today in Dallas and is doubtful for game tomorrow with back spasms.

Marc Berman

Anthony is in Dallas, however, and has not been sent home for tests. Knicks just began practice at SMU. Can't imagine Melo playing in OKC.

Scott Cacciola

Knicks say Carmelo is not practicing today and is doubtful for tomorrow against Dallas.

Michael Scotto

Knicks say Carmelo Anthony did not practice today in Dallas with the team and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow with back spasms.

Marc Berman

Knicks say Melo doubtful for tomorrow with back spasms. Didn't come to SMU.

Steve Popper

Knicks say Carmelo Anthony did not practice today in Dallas with the team and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow with back spasms.

Al Iannazzone

Knicks say Carmelo Anthony did not practice today in Dallas with the team and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow with back spasms.

Fabian Garcia

La lesión de Carmelo Anthony, otra preocupación en NY Knicks; basquetplus.com/articulo/la-le… #NBA http://t.co/KUz3KTfDkm

Steve Popper

From last night - Knicks lose and game in Houston and maybe more with Carmelo barely able to walk: bit.ly/1HEcLGi

Jonathan Feigen

On Harden, Melo, D-Mo and 3-pt D. RT @ReidLaymance: Five thoughts from @jonathan_feigen from Rockets win over Knicks blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Alan Hahn

VIDEO: #Knicks without Melo can't beat Harden and Rockets. Analysis from me @Wally Szcerzbiak & @BillPidto on @MSGNetworks: player.theplatform.com/p/TZlbt/raiMSG…

Al Iannazzone

Melo looked bad leaving the court and looked worse leaving the arena after back spasms ended his night early. newsday.com/sports/basketb…

Scott Cacciola

The Knicks lost Carmelo and then lost to the Rockets: nyti.ms/1xVZyWq

Marc Berman

Carmelo makes another short visit to Houston - goes down with back spasms and could miss trip nyp.st/1phqugh via @nypost

Steve Popper

Knicks lost the game, but far worse lost Carmelo Anthony, who was hobbling out of Houston: bit.ly/1HEcLGi

Steve Popper

Knicks lose, but far worse is what Carmelo Anthony looked like hobbling out of Houston: bit.ly/1HEcLGi

Enric Corbella

Calderón: mejor pasador y segundo máximo anotador de los Knicks. Lesión de Carmelo marca.com/2014/11/25/bal… @marca http://t.co/Zx8GOq6pJT

Steve Popper

Calderon on life without Melo: "It looks like it's always something going on. We can not be full with everybody at the same time."

Kurt Helin

Carmelo Anthony exits Knicks-Rockets game with apparent back injury dlvr.it/7d4fvK

Ian Begley

#Knicks official says Carmelo Anthony went to a doctor's office in Houston to receive pain medication for his back spasms.

Ian Begley

Carmelo Anthony is expected to fly with the #Knicks to Dallas and was walking on his own, per a team official. That's considered a good sign

Tina Cervasio

Carmelo is still expected to fly to Dallas with the team. He is walking but in tremendous pain. It is considered severe back spasms. #Knicks

Tina Cervasio

Melo will be going to a local doctor here in Houston in order to get medication for pain that they do note have here in arena.

Jenny Dial Creech

Carmelo Anthony is going to see a local doctor now to get pain meds they can’t keep at Toyota Center and then will fly with Knicks to Dallas

Steve Popper

Melo walks out very gingerly. Heading to Houston doctor for pain meds they can not keep in arena. Expected to fly with the team.

Marc Berman

Melo is flying with team to Dallas but first will visit Houston doctor for pain medication not stored in arena