Time out December 13

Carmelo Anthony wants his money, even if he’s not saying where he wants it. Anthony made clear Sunday the importance of a contract extension, which he’s thus far refused to sign with the Denver Nuggets

Carmelo wants out

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony wants his money, even if he’s not saying where he wants it. Anthony made clear Sunday the importance of a contract extension, which he’s thus far refused to sign with the Denver Nuggets. He also said he doesn’t think the Nuggets would trade him somewhere he wouldn’t accept one. After the Nuggets’ 129-125 loss to the Knicks, the team Anthony reportedly wants to play for, he was asked the importance of getting an extension before the collective bargaining agreement expires next summer. The NBA wants major salary cuts in the next deal. ESPN.com reported later Sunday that Anthony would only accept a long-term extension if it came with a trade to the Knicks. The Nuggets offered him one worth about US$65 million over three years during the summer, but he has said he wanted to keep his options open. He can become a free agent next summer, but Denver would likely attempt to trade him before rather than risk losing him for nothing.

Athlete of the week

Jade Petrie of the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs was selected as the Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League South Division player of the month for November. Petrie, a Grade 11 student at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, scored five goals in eight games while helping the Chiefs to a 7-1 record. Petrie, who sees extensive duty on the Sutter Fund special teams, sits seventh in league scoring with 17 goals and 28 points in 22 games.


• Women’s basketball: Big Ballers vs. Wild Bill’s, Spartans vs. Collins Barrow Storm, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Lindsay Thurber; RDC vs. North Star, Triple Threat vs. The Bank, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Central Alberta Christian; Ligers vs. Funk, Lacombe vs. Hot Shots, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Hunting Hills.

• Heritage Junior B hockey: Ponoka at Red Deer, 8 p.m., Arena.


• AJHL: Brooks at Olds, 7:30 p.m.


• WHL: Chilliwack at Red Deer, 7 p.m., Centrium.

• Heritage junior B hockey: Rimbey at Ponoka, 7:45 p.m.


• Heritage junior B hockey: Blackfalds at Rimbey, 7:45 p.m.


• WHL: Red Deer at Kootenay, 7 p.m. (The Drive).

• Midget AA hockey: Calgary Rangers at Red Deer Elks, 8 p.m., Arena.

• Chinook senior hockey: Innisfail at Bentley, 8 p.m.


• Minor midget AAA hockey: Calgary Blazers at Red Deer North Star, 11:15 a.m., Arena.

• Peewee AA hockey: Okotoks at Red Deer Parkland, 12:30 p.m., Kin City A.

• Peewee AA hockey: Medicine Hat at Red Deer TBS, 12:45 p.m., Collicutt Centre.

• Major bantam hockey: Okotoks at Red Deer Black, 2 p.m., Arena.

• Major bantam female hockey: Calgary Rangers at Red Deer, 2:15 p.m., Kin City B.

• Major midget female hockey: Calgary Bruins at Red Deer, 4:30 p.m., Kin City B.

• Midget AA hockey: Calgary Bruins at Red Deer ProStitch, 4:45 p.m., Arena.

• WHL: Kootenay at Red Deer, 7:30 p.m., Centrium.

• Heritage junior B hockey: Rimbey at Stettler, 7:30 p.m.; Strathmore at Red Deer, 8 p.m., Arena; Okotoks at Ponoka, 8 p.m.


• Major bantam female hockey: Rocky Mountain at Red Deer, 10:30 a.m., Kin City B.

• Midget AA hockey: Taber at Red Deer ProStitch, noon, Arena.

• Peewee AA hockey: Bow Valley at Red Deer Parkland, 1 p.m., Collicutt Centre.

• Minor midget AAA hockey: Calgary Canucks at Red Deer North Star, 2:45 p.m., Arena.

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