Carmelo Anthony to The New Jersey Nets? A Look at What Teams Can Offer

September 20th, 2010 by Chris Rodriguez Leave a reply »
With rumors of a Carmelo Anthony trade getting more exasperating everyday and sports writers getting more ridiculous with irrational deals, it has become more than necessary to look at what teams can offer in a deal for the Nuggets star. 

The New Jersey Nets have all of a sudden become the front-runner for the Denver small forward and have reportedly offered all three of their power forwards along with a 1st-round pick in a proposed deal according to ESPN.  Yet with rumors becoming more rampant than ever even this proposed deal is merely speculative.  In any deal, the Nuggets would clearly be looking for cap space, young players, and draft picks, all of which the Nets have.  However, there are other teams in competition with the Nets for Anthony.  Two of the likely necessities in any deal would be the aforementioned compensation for Denver and Anthony signing an extension with the team that trades for him.  With that in mind there seems to be 5 teams that could facilitate a trade directly with the Nuggets, without involving other teams, and could still sign Anthony to an extension.

1) New Jersey Nets:  The Ne ...

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