Andrew Bynum for Carmelo Anthony: Could This Work for the LA Lakers?

September 21st, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
The Denver Nuggets have apparently realized that their chances of retaining Carmelo Anthony are slim, as evidenced by the recent announcement that they are open to trade ideas from other teams.

The New York Knicks appear to be the front-runner in the race to land Anthony's services, but that may depend on how much weight Anthony's new bride holds in his decision.

Anthony's wife LaLa, recently revealed on the couple's new reality show that she considers Los Angeles to be home, and she is more than comfortable with life in the City of Angels.

This would seem to give the Lakers an outside chance of trading for Anthony, but would they be willing to part with center Andrew Bynum in order to make a deal work?

It's unlikely that Denver would be willing to trade Anthony to another Western Conference team, but what other franchise could offer a player as attractive as Bynum?

New York, Chicago, and New Jersey are all rumored destinations for Anthony, and none of those teams have a player that holds as much trade value as Bynum.

But would the Lakers be willing to forfeit Bynum's youth and possibly their status as the ...

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