Knicks intend to keep Anthony

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony won't be talking about his contract situation this season. But the Knicks have made it clear that they want him here for a long time.

Knicks president and general manager Steve Mills said on Monday that New York has "every intention" of keeping Anthony beyond this season.

"The things that he has done to make this team successful and to represent this city is something that's very important," Mills said. "While it is premature in the process, we have made it very clear we have every intention of making Carmelo a Knick for a long time to come."

For the full details on Anthony's approach to free agency, click here.

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