Praise to Donnie Walsh, the Knicks have officially landed Carmelo Anthony!
Knicks general manager Donnie Walsh insisted that the Carmelo Anthony trade was his call and downplayed any Isiah Thomas involvement in a conversation with Mike Francesa on WFAN Tuesday.
I started this story ready to be very negative about the trade the Knicks made for Carmelo Anthony. As I kept writing, I started to change my mind. This thing is bittersweet.
The Knicks may be one step closer to acquiring Carmelo Anthony. According to the Denver Post, the Knicks are “closing in” on a deal that would send the Denver Nuggets’ superstar to New York.
Whether you’re at home or stuck at work on Presidents Day, no doubt you’ll have one eye watching the Carmelo Anthony circus.
East vs. West was overshadowed by New York vs. New Jersey during All-Star weekend. And even though Kobe Bryant won the MVP, Carmelo Anthony made the most headlines.
Prokhorov told CNBC on Sunday he had a “fantastic” meeting with Anthony on Saturday night. The Russian billionaire had pulled the Nets out of talks last month, and even after they were recently renewed he said he originally had no plans to meet with Anthony during the All-Star weekend.
The Knicks released a statement Sunday attempting to shoot down reports that their negotiations with the Denver Nuggets had been taken out of the hands of team president Donnie Walsh
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.
Isiah Thomas was given every chance on Tuesday night to deny his reported relationship as an unofficial consultant to Knicks owner James Dolan. Isiah instead played it coy.
How much is too much for Carmelo Anthony? According to Frank Isola of the Daily News, Anthony “could have been a Knick Monday if only team president Donnie Walsh were willing to meet Denver’s trade demands.”
Memo from Knicks president Donnie Walsh to the NBA: New York is still the Mecca of basketball.
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.
I’m 90% sure Carmelo ends up a Knick either via trade or free agency. Now it’s just a matter of how and that’s completely up to the 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.