Carmelo Anthony Trade Talk: The Latest on the Nets, Nuggets and Knicks

January 11th, 2011 by Ryan Faller Leave a reply »
This Carmelo Anthony trade talk is becoming cheap, cheap stuff.

It’s time for somebody to walk the walk. Everyone involved would prefer it be the Denver Nuggets, who seem content to once again drag their feet.

Much like in September, when Anthony’s seemingly inevitable departure to New Jersey was halted by waffling from inside the Denver front office, discussions of a trade involving the three-time All-Star crested on Monday, only to roll back downhill after Nugget officials reportedly wielded some unexpected leverage.

According to AOL FanHouse, which cited a “source with knowledge of the negotiations,” Denver’s negotiating arm, lead by 30-year-old team president Josh Kroenke and rookie executive Masai Ujiri, is insisting that any deal involving Anthony must include Al Harrington, who is promised $28 million through the 2015 season.

Another source told that Denver officials are also upset at the fact that so many details concerning the proposed deal have become public in an attempt, they claim, to force the hand of Kroenke and Ujiri.

The stubbornness — or shrewdness, as some may ...

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