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New York Knicks keeping ‘open mind’ about Carmelo Anthony

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — New Knicks general manager Scott Perry says he’s keeping an “open mind” about Carmelo Anthony’s future with the club, but he expects to have Anthony on the roster next week during training camp. “Look, Carmelo’s going to be back here,” Perry said Friday at the team’s training facility. “Carmelo has always been […]

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Chris Forsberg on Boston’s changing and keeping of the guard

SALT LAKE CITY — The players who comprised the Boston Celtics’ 2016-17 roster have a group text they have used to communicate since the start of last season. The messages slowed a bit after Boston’s season ended in the Eastern Conference finals in late May — save for the occasional 1 a.m. ET meme that […]

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New Orleans Pelicans keeping Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps

The New Orleans Pelicans say coach Alvin Gentry and general manager Dell Demps will return for the 2017-18 season. The Pelicans were 34-38 this past season, finishing seven games out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. “After careful and thorough review of basketball operations, we have made the determination that the best […]