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All Images: GettyThe recent trade of NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks has dominated sports discussion and headlines since the moment it happened. Fans of the Knicks are ecstatic that their once proud franchise can now officially return to relevance. Lost in the uproar, however, is the potential economic surge this trade will likely have. Not just for Anthony, who signed a three-year $65 million contract extension as part of the deal, but for the NYC area as well. Former NBA player and now TNT analyst Kenny Smith shares a few of the ways that Anthony�s Big Apple acquisition can change the financial stakes for him, his new team and business owners in the entire tri-state area. —Khalid Salaam

Carmelo Anthony Decoded: The Economics of the Trade

The NBA all-star wasn't the only one to get a big payday signing with the Knicks, small businesses were impacted as well

The recent trade of NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets to the New…

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Michael Jordan’s Purchase of Charlotte Bobcats Approved

Transforming the debt-laden basketball team will require NBA legend's presence and pocketbook

Now that Michael Jordan’s $275 million bid to buy the Charlotte Bobcats from billionaire Robert…

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Kobe Bryant; DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan chases down a loose ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard…

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J.R. Smith

In this Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 photo, Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith, back, walks off…

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Rodrigue Beaubois, Jordan Hill

Dallas Mavericks’ Rodrigue Beaubois, left, steals the ball from the New York Knicks’ Jordan Hill…

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Liz Repella, Becca Bruszewski

West Virginia guard Liz Repella drives the lane as Notre Dame forward Becca Bruszewski, right,…

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Hamlin Tears ACL Playing Hoops

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has a torn knee ligament and won’t have surgery…

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Dragic Scores 18 Points In 4th For Suns

PHOENIX (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 18 of his career-high 20 points in the fourth…

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Okur Leads Jazz In Rout Of Nets

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mehmet Okur had 20 points and 11 rebounds and the…

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Loyola Beats Marist 80-64

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Brian Rudolph scored 18 points, leading four Loyola (Md.) players in…

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Memphis Knocks Off Houston 92-77

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Roburt Sallie and Wesley Witherspoon scored 20 points apiece as Memphis…

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Nelson Rescues Magic In 106-95 OT Win Over Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jameer Nelson scored six of his 21 points in overtime and…

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Middleton Leads Winthrop Past Gardner-Webb 65-45

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Reggie Middleton scored 17 points and Robbie Dreher added 15…

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Old Dominion Defeats William & Mary 58-55

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Gerald Lee scored 15 points and Old Dominion defeated William &…

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Barbosa To Have Wrist Surgery, Out For A Month

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Leandro Barbosa will have surgery to remove a cyst…

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Culpepper Scores 39, UTEP Dominates UCF 96-59

ORLANDO (AP) — Randy Culpepper scored 39 points and UTEP held Central Florida to 19…

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Warriors Lose Ellis, Beat Lowly Nets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored a career-high 32 points, Corey Maggette added 29…

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Ray Allen Recovers From Bad Night With Game-winner

BOSTON (AP) — Ray Allen was just 2 for 13 when he hit a 3-pointer…

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Cavaliers’ West Breaks Finger On Shooting Hand

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — First, Mo Williams. Then, Delonte West.
With the speed in which Cleveland…

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