The Future in His Hands: Carmelo Anthony Must Stay in Denver

July 25th, 2010 by Mitchell Carroll Leave a reply »
So much for this summer.

At least, that's what the sports media is saying in regards to the Denver Nuggets. For the past week or so, the hottest topic in basketball seems to be Carmelo Anthony and his contract situation in the Mile High City, along with his date with free agency after the end of this upcoming season.

Lavish thoughts of Melo and Chris Paul joining Amare in New York have writers and fans alike writing off the obvious: Mr. Anthony isn't going anywhere, and why would he? 

Obviously the Knicks are always going to be apparent front runners for any big name free agent. With the chance at being the biggest name in the biggest city, shouldn't players be lining up to sign contracts? Two words: Hell. No.

Look at this last decade in New York and the highlights are few and far between. Terrible front office work, atrocious coaching, and lackluster rosters show the sign of the times in NYC.

Are things getting better at least? The team found a no defense coach in Mike D'Antoni, and acquired a no defense big in Amar'e Stoudemire. Toss in an annual chance to win the lottery, and that is about all the cards the Knicks ...

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