NBA Rumors: NY Knicks Still Very Much Alive In Carmelo Anthony Sweepstakes

September 28th, 2010 by Lou Georgalas Leave a reply »
The proposed four-team deal that would have sent Carmelo Anthony to New Jersey is no longer being actively pursued by the hopeless Nets.

The doormat, cross town little brother of the NY Knicks appear to have come up short once again in their pursuit to land a big name star this off-season. 

Sources reported that Nets general manager Billy King had issued a Tuesday deadline to the Nuggets to finally accept or reject the original proposal, which would have sent Nets rookie Derrick Favors, Jazz veteran Andrei Kirilenko, and two future first-round picks to Denver.

While the Nets thought this was a done deal it turns out Denver held talks with other teams about Anthony much to the dismay of all individual players involved. Two days into training camp and surprisingly Melo remains in Denver. The winner here; The NY Knicks.

The hesitant, trigger-shy Nuggets must truly be delusional to actually believe they can convince their franchise player to remain in Denver long term. They must be crazy to even have considered a trade, that as constructed, would have brought them $10 million in additional salary and tax ...

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