Players like Carmelo Anthony don’t come cheap, and many times they don’t come around at all. So even though it cost much of their core, the New York Knicks couldn’t pass up a chance to pair him with Amar’e Stoudemire.
Timberwolves president David Kahn has been trying to land Anthony Randolph for nearly a year. He finally got him thanks to what he calls “a favor” he did for the Knicks and Nuggets in the blockbuster Carmelo Anthony trade.
The Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal. New York hopes Anthony could be in uniform Wednesday when they host the Bucks, but what number will he wear?
When all this is said and done, we’ve all learned something about Carmelo Anthony: it’s all about the money. Carmelo Anthony never had any intention of going to free agency
I have some breaking news. Donnie Walsh is heading on vacation for the next seven days, and he’s leaving me in charge. Please, hold the celebrations to a minimum.
With the trading deadline a little more than one week away, the Carmelo Anthony-to-Knicks story has reached a fevered pitch. With more specifics coming to light this week, let’s go over some of the details people might not realize when analyzing the potential trade.
The Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony trade drama continues to unfold with trade rumors galore. With so many reported proposals that have so far failed to stick, NBA insiders are left wondering if the New Jersey Nets will insert themselves back into the mix.
The good news: New York is still considered to be in the lead for Carmelo Anthony. The bad news: Donnie Walsh’s Knicks have company.
According to the Daily News, Knicks owner James Dolan “is taking a more active role” in New York’s pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and “has had direct negotiations” with the Denver Nuggets.
According to the Post, The Knicks, Nuggets and Timberwolves are advancing on a three-team trade that could land Carmelo Anthony in New York.
Before I go off on my own hyperbole, I’m going to warn everyone else to be stay calm and be reasonable. The Knicks didn’t just discover a double-double machine in Timofey Mozgov.
According to league sources, the Knicks will trade Anthony Randolph for a first-round draft choice within the next two weeks.
It’s quite fitting that Mike D’Antoni takes his motley crew of Knicks on their first West Coast trip with their season on the verge of oblivion.
It’s starting to feel that way, isn’t it? The last three losses for the Knicks, all winnable games, have shaken the confidence of fans everywhere.
32.7 wins…49.3 losses…their last playoff appearance was six years ago…they haven’t had a winning team since the 2000-01 season. That’s it, I’m done… I promise. The Knicks negativity was a thing of last decade.