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I realize the Knicks gave up a lot and I realize that the Knicks have a lot of work to do to become a true contender.
That being said…damn, I love a good promo. As a Knicks fan this has to give you some goosebumps. Knicks fans have been so good and so loyal for so long, they deserve to have someone of Anthony’s stature to come home.
Not yet, but they are #1 on his wish list to be traded to. Following the Knicks on his list, in order, are the Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks, and Portland Trail Blazers (this according to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com).
If the Knickerbockers could wrangle Chris Paul from the Hornets it would be a fantastic coup for a team that has been among the worst teams in the league the last handful of years. It would give them a tremendous base of Paul & Amar’e Stoudemire and a great reason for Carmelo Anthony to decline that three-year, $65 million contract extension from the Nuggets.
My guess though would be the Orlando Magic (#2 on his trade wish list). There would be some extra baggage thrown in on this deal if it happened and it wouldn’t be all good for New Orleans. Read the rest of this entry »