Evaluating Whether the New York Knicks Should Trade Carmelo Anthony

August 3rd, 2015 by Daniel Ferrara Leave a reply »

During the 2010-11 season, the New York Knicks sacrificed a young core consisting of Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler and Timofey Mozgov in order to land Carmelo Anthony. Is it possible they now sacrifice him for a young core?

According to Hall of Fame point guard Walt "Clyde" Frazier, a trade involving the superstar may be inevitable.

When asked about what the Knicks did this offseason, Frazier had this to say, according to Ian Begley of ESPN:

"I'm sure Melo wasn't happy. His future is now. You know, he’s not getting younger. This is going to be a pivotal season for him to see really how he fits into the Knick plans and how this is going to go from here. Will he ask out, you know what I mean, if he sees that this is not happening? Because right now the Knicks, [it's] going to be tough to make the playoffs. They are a few years away and Melo knows that his days are numbered, so stay tuned."

The Knicks should have thought of this before they inked the scorer to a five-year, $124 million contract prior to the 2014-15 season. In fairness, nobody expected the Knicks to plummet to a meager 17-65 last s ...

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