2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
31-51, 3rd in Atlantic
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Time for Knicks to focus on Porzingis (0:55)
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Stephen A.: Knicks made right move considering circumstances (2:35)
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What pushed Melo trade through? (1:34)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

It seemed like Knicks fans either loved or hated Carmelo Anthony - there was no in-between. I thought he always handled himself with class no matter the circumstance - and there were plenty of strange ones.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks did well by taking on short-term contracts in the Carmelo Anthony trade, though I don't see how Enes Kanter fits with Willy Hernangomez, Kyle O'Quinn and Joakim Noah already at center and Kristaps Porzingis at power forward.

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Carmelo joins Westbrook, George in OKC (0:30)
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Melo's tumultuous tenure in New York (4:14)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks will waive guard Chasson Randle, who had a partially-guaranteed contract, to make room for the players acquired in the Carmelo Anthony trade, league sources confirm. This allows the Knicks to carry the maximum of 20 players heading into training camp. The decision was first reported by The Vertical.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony will make his return to MSG on December 16 when the Thunder visit NYK. First guess: he'll be cheered by Knicks fans.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

For what it's worth, as recently as yesterday Carmelo Anthony was under the impression that a deal to the Cleveland Cavaliers was a strong possibility, per league sources.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Thunder's first game this season is against the Knicks in Oklahoma City on October 19.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Before the trade, New York had 20 players on the roster. The Knicks will now need to waive one of their non-guaranteed players.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks open their season in Oklahoma City on October 19.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The Carmelo Anthony trade kicker was worth $8.1M. The trade would not have worked without waiving the bonus.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Carmelo Anthony will now sign a letter of authorization granting permission to be traded to OKC. Letter will be part of the trade call.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

There it is. Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Knicks have agreed to a deal to send Carmelo Anthony to OKC for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick. Kanter has a $18.6 million player option for next season. McDermott is on his rookie contract, which expires next season.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Doug McDermott is in the last year of his rookie contract with a cap hit of $3.3M. The Knicks can extend McDermott up until October 16.

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Sources: Knicks agree to trade Melo to OKC

The Knicks have agreed to a deal that will send Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 draft pick, sources told ESPN.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Enes Kanter has a 15% trade bonus of $2.68M with a now cap hit of $20.56M. He has a player option of $18.6M for 18-19.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.3Tied-18th
Rebounds Per Game45.25th
Assists Per Game21.819th
Points Allowed108.023rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-173151.378
2015-163250.390
2014-151765.207
2013-143745.451
2012-135428.659

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