NBA Trade Rumors: All Quiet on the Carmelo Anthony Front for the New York Knicks

December 30th, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »
Since failing to sign two marquee stars during the offseason this past summer, Carmelo Anthony has been touted as the Knicks’ “plan B” all season long.

Whereas a player like LeBron James may have been simply teasing fans with the idea of him donning orange and blue, that seems to be exactly what Anthony wants. So far, he is holding out on accepting a contract extension from the Nuggets or any other team willing to make a trade for him, such as the Nets.

The Nuggets and Knicks appear to be at a standstill in regards to trade negotiations, with the Nuggets not overly interested in what the Knicks have to offer. While the surprise rookie of the season, Landry Fields, remains a conversation starter, that’s likely all he will be, as the Knicks are in no way set to part with him this early.

Though the production of players like Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari (two players offered for Anthony thus far) could be replaced with Anthony’s, Fields’ impact on his team is quite unique. Not a major scorer, Fields provides the Knicks with all the little things, including various intangibles that every successful team need ...

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