2011 NBA Trade Deadline: Why The Nets Should HELP The Knicks Get Carmelo Anthony

February 10th, 2011 by Cecil Riley Leave a reply »
The Melo drama has hung over the NBA for months now.  Frustrated with the Nuggets lust for the best possible deal, the New Jersey Nets pulled out of the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes.  There is a scenario, however, in which the Nets could swoop in and make a great move to help their franchise.  Curiously enough, it would involve HELPING their cross-town rivals land the big prize.

Although the Nets have struck out over the past few months and have made some terrible moves (namely signing Travis Outlaw and Johan Petro in the summer), the have done a great job accumulating assets.  Multiple draft picks and expiring contracts are key building blocks for a rebuilding franchise.  It would take a HUGE ego check for Nets brass, becoming the middle-man in a three team deal involving the Knicks and Nuggets could be advantageous. 

Proposed trade:

Knicks get: Carmelo Anthony and Troy Murphy

Nets get: Danilo Gallinari, Anthony Randolph and Roger Mason

Nuggets get: Wilson Chandler, Eddy Curry, Derek Favors, Kelenna Azubuike and two first round draft picks.

Why the Knicks would do it:  Th ...

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