By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 14:50
Carmelo Anthony turns 29 today! You know what they say, 'With age comes wisdom' and this NBA star is all about self-reflection. His Instagram profile is filled with inspirational quotes, pensive selfies, and even a thought-provoking hashtag - ‘This is Melo.’ In honor of the talented Knicks player, we are highlighting his best photos and quotes on Instagram.
By Latina Staff | 05/25/2013 - 13:00
Carmelo Anthony turns 29 today! In honor of the NBA superstar, here are 5 MORE things you may not know about him!
By Latina Staff | 04/11/2013 - 10:59
Knicks' star Carmelo Anthony is on fire! The Puerto Rican forward is leading the team in its winning streak and his NBA jersey sales just hit No. 1, beating sales for MVP LeBron James.
But there’s more to the NBA superstar than his on-court accomplishments. Check out these 5 things you didn’t know about the All-Star.
By Jesus Trivino | 10/31/2012 - 18:00
The Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio, he of the movie star looks, has a passing game prettier than Justin Bieber on the red carpet. The Spaniard pro baller drops dimes (assists) like he’s a man possessed by the basketball gods of Magic Johnson, John Stockton, and Pete Maravich. We talked to Rubio, live from the NBA on ESPN RV commercial shoot, about his dating life, adapting to American life and his hometown of Barcelona, Spain. As the NBA 2012-2013 season tips off, get familiar with one of its brightest young stars below.
By Sally Mercedes | 03/16/2012 - 12:28
- March Madness is heating up as the NCAA tournament 2012 continues. But for some NCAA basketball players, there's more to worry about than making their schools proud. Angel Rodriguez, for one, has had to deal with the reality of racism in the south as his team, Kansas State University, played against Southern Mississippi University.
As Rodriguez got to the free throw line, Southern Miss students could be heard chanting "where's your green card?" to the Puerto Rican player.
By Sally Mercedes | 03/14/2012 - 16:15
Just this morning, we reported on the growing tension between Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni. It seems Anthony doesn't have anything to worry about anymore, however, because D'Antoni has resigned as Knicks coach. Uhh ... hooray?
By Sally Mercedes | 03/14/2012 - 11:25
- The NCAA Tournament 2012 is off to a rocky start for Syracuse Orange player Fab Melo. The Brazilian player is a star on the team, but Syracuse University announced yesterday that he was ineligible to play in the NCAA Tournament. Melo missed a few games earlier in the season because of academics, but a reason for his ineligibility wasn't given this time around.
By Sally Mercedes | 03/08/2012 - 14:39
- It well may be that Pau Gasol is starting to show his frustration over this potential trade from the Los Angeles Lakers. He was interviewed by a Spanish radio station and may have called the team overconfident and selfish.
In a disappointing game against the Washington Wizards, the Lakers blew a 21-point lead and eventually lost. It's hard to say that only one person is to blame, but many are noting that Kobe Bryant missed more shots than Gasol and Andrew Bynum even took -- and that's combined!
By Sally Mercedes | 03/01/2012 - 14:40
- As we reported last week, the marketing campaign behind one of the newest members of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Albert Pujols, used the term "El Hombre" to promote him. Pujols expressed his discomfort with the ads because the nickname is already used for St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial.
By Sally Mercedes | 02/24/2012 - 10:59
- In his third game back, Carmelo Anthony is still trying to get back on his feet after his injury. While Lin-sanity kept the New York Knicks riding high in Anthony's absence, you'd think that the two of them together would make a dream duo of sorts. Unfortunately, that hasn't happened and people are starting to question if Anthony even has it in him anymore.