Carmelo Anthony: Can the NBA Handle Another Decision?

August 31st, 2010 by Travis Cooke Leave a reply »
When Lebron-a-thon 2K10 ended in July with his signing with the Miami Heat, most people thought that would be the end of big-time drama coming from the NBA this offseason.

Boy were we wrong.

Though he hasn't publicly stated it due to the chance of being fined, Denver Nuggets' star forward Carmelo Anthony wants out of the Mile High City, according to several sources close to the league.

Still under contract with the Nuggets, the team would have to trade its superstar knowing full well that they will not receive equivalent talent in return.

Anthony is set to become a free agent following the 2010-11 season, though a looming lockout could pose threats to Anthony receiving the type of money and long-term contract he wants.

NBA commissioner David Stern is hoping that a lockout can be avoided, however, by reaching a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the Players' Association. One of the key aspects that Stern wants to see implemented in the next CBA is shorter contracts worth less money being handed out to players.

With that in mind, it makes sense that Carmelo would want to secure a long-term contract wo ...

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