HoopsHype Greg Anthony rumors

March 13, 2014 Updates

Steve Popper: On a plane from Boston and despite confirmation from @Greg Anthony Knicks are maintaining vow of silence on Phil arrival. Twitter @StevePopper

November 17, 2013 Updates

Pistons GM Joe Dumars made two important moves in the offseason — signing Josh Smith as a free agent and trading for point guard Brandon Jennings. The two players have had minimal impact on the Pistons thus far. “The big problem with those two guys is they’re not first-option scorers, but they have a first-option mentality,” NBA TV analyst Greg Anthony said. “They make more poor decisions with their shot selection than anything else. It’s a domino effect. When your teammates see you taking tough, ill-advised shots, it takes their energy and motivation from them.” News-Herald

October 13, 2013 Updates

Greg Anthony and Chris Webber offered their thoughts on those topics and more, and here is a taste of what they said: Webber on whether Thunder guard Russell Westbrook can return to form after a torn meniscus in his right knee, which has required two surgeries since last spring, the latest to reduce swelling: “Westbrook is one of the most athletic guys in the league and I think his age is his best asset right now. He didn’t have to go through microfracture [surgery]. We’ve seen people come back from these injuries so I expect him to be the same person or better basically because of his attitude. I really don’t think it will affect him that much.” Boston Globe

Anthony on Cousins: “From a talent standpoint and ability standpoint, DeMarcus Cousins doesn’t take a backseat to anybody at the center position in the NBA. The question is whether he’s going to mature to the point where he can take advantage of that ability. What separates the good guys from the great guys is their mental makeup. That’s going to be the challenge for DeMarcus, and I would suspect DeMarcus would tell you that himself. That’s where his real growth is going to come. It’s not from his basketball talent; it’s from his mental makeup. If he matures and becomes the pro his talent dictates, Sacramento is going to have an anchor on that frontline for years to come.” Boston Globe

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January 17, 2013 Updates

The proclamation was a perfect prelude. Prior to Kenneth Faried's fourth double-double in six games — 21 points and 11 rebounds against the Portland Trail blazers on Tuesday — Greg Anthony said on NBA-TV that the Nuggets power forward should be an all-star reserve. "I think Faried has had an all-star caliber year," Anthony said on air. "When you play with the passion and fire that he plays with, it wills his teammates to compete just as hard." Denver Post

November 2, 2012 Updates

Greg Anthony, a former first-round draft pick of the New York Knicks, has joined the YES Network as a Brooklyn Nets game analyst.He will premiere alongside play-by-play man Ian Eagle on Monday. Anthony joins Mike Fratello and Jim Spanarkel as YES’ Nets analysts. Ryan Ruocco will call games when Eagle isn’t available, and Sarah Kustok is the network’s Nets sideline reporter. Albany Times Union

October 5, 2012 Updates

Former pro basketball player Greg Anthony is backing Mitt Romney for president in a new Nevada TV commercial. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas alum says in the ad that he voted for President Barack Obama in 2008 because he thought Obama was a centrist. Reno Gazette-Journal

September 8, 2012 Updates

On Friday, Miller admitted that he should have been called for a foul during the sequence and even issued an apology to Anthony, joking that the play was one of his basketball "sins." "I've got to say here, in 1995, as you saw in the video, yeah, I pushed," Miller said. "I'm sorry. The ref didn't call it. I went with it. Like Magic [Johnson] says, 'By any means necessary.' So I apologize, Greg. I've never said that publicly. So, Greg, I shoved you and I kept you down." CBSSports.com

November 17, 2011 Updates

Greg Anthony, the former Knick, thinks there is a critical difference between the 430-odd NBA players who are locked out now and his group that was barred from the arenas by the owners in 1998-99. "The players are far more sophisticated now than we were,'' he told the Daily News recently. "And they're far better prepared.'' New York Daily News

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