NBA Trade Rumors: Two Darkhorse Destinations for Carmelo Anthony

August 17th, 2010 by Evan Massey Leave a reply »
With the recent rumors involving Carmelo Anthony wanting a trade out of Denver, I've been thinking about what teams could possibly make a move for him.

The obvious two are the New York Knicks and the the Orlando Magic, but what other teams could make a play for him that aren't on the radar at this point in time?

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying I think these teams will make a move to try to acquire him, but I'm saying that they should at least look into it.

1. Oklahoma City Thunder

The Thunder already have a very strong, young duo in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, and adding Anthony into the mix would make them a championship caliber team.

With Durant already manning the small forward position, the most likely spot for Anthony would likely be at either shooting guard or power forward, and either way he would cause a mismatch for the opposition.

At the four, he would have the speed to get around most NBA power forwards, so he would be able to get to the bucket very easily.

As a shooting guard, he would be bigger and stronger than most other NBA shooting guards, so he would be able to put his b ...

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