Carmelo Anthony: 10 Reasons You and The Knicks Need Each Other

January 16th, 2011 by Andrew Tonge Leave a reply »
 We keep hearing how the Melo trade to the New Jersey Nets is a done deal. There is only one problem. It is not a done deal. 

The key to this deal is whether or not Melo will agree to sign an extension with the Nets upon completion of the trade. Melo is not saying whether or not he will, so there is a lot of speculation.

In his last interview, Anthony gave us a little peek into his mindset, but he didn’t tell us anything that we didn’t know.

One thing I do know.

It makes no sense from what Melo has said for him to end up in New Jersey. 

It’s his call, but here is why it makes the most sense for him to be married to the Knicks long term:


1. The Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, and Los Angeles Lakers

These teams know what the recipe is to be perennial contenders. You need at least two stars, and a couple of better than average supporting players to be in the title hunt. If Melo goes to the Nets, how long would it take for them to bring the necessary talent together for them to seriously contend? 

Too long I say.

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