Carmelo Anthony Wants Trade To New York, But Pieces Aren’t In Place for Denver

December 12th, 2010 by Rich Kurtzman Leave a reply »
Fresh off finishing their most recent road trip 1-3, losing to the lowly New York Knicks, the Denver Nuggets found them facing a new report about their biggest star, Carmelo Anthony.

Anthony, who was offered a massive three-year, $65 million extension by the Denver Nuggets some six months ago, has been rumored for months to be leaving the Mile High City for another NBA home.

For months, the number one team rumored to be Melo’s favorite future destination has been the New York Knicks, and predictably, a new source talked of Anthony’s longing to play in the Big Apple.

From ESPN earlier today, “Carmelo Anthony has told the Denver Nuggets he will not sign the nearly $65 million contract extension he has been offered unless he is traded to the New York Knicks, a source told on Sunday.”

But, The Denver Post's Nuggets beat writer Benjamin Hochman tweeted, "Source told me espn piece isn't completely accurate and that melo could sign and get trade to other teams than nyk".

So either way it looks like this is the end of the road for Anthony in Denver.

This isn’t surprising. Everyone i ...

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