Last season Carmelo Anthony left town in a hurry, leaving the Denver Nuggets behind and joining with the New York Knicks.
Who isn’t trying to save a few bucks these days? Even celebrities are pinching pennies.
Nuggets General Manager Masai Ujiri wasn’t exactly a household name when he got the job 8 months ago. Now Ujiri may go down as the guy who saved the Nuggets’ season.
George Karl excitedly declared he had his best team in his 5 1/2 seasons in Denver. These comments came AFTER the Carmelo Anthony blockbuster trade with the New York Knicks.
You may have heard the big news out of New York last week: The Knicks finally got Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps lost in the shuffle of Melomania was that Chauncey Billups made the trip from Denver as well — and that move is already looking brilliant for the Knicks.
It didn’t seem like Carmelo Anthony used his first press conference as a New York Knick to show any gratitude to the Denver Nuggets or to teammate Chauncey Billups. Check out Vic Lombardi’s take on the matter in the latest Vic’s Signature segment.
George Karl lost his star, his leader and nearly a third of his roster in the blockbuster deal that dismantled and disrupted his perennial playoff team.
Carmelo Anthony’s debut on the big stage was a huge hit. Anthony had 27 points and 10 rebounds, hitting a pair of clutch buckets down the stretch in front of a crowd that cheered his every move as New York beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-108 on Wednesday night in his Knicks debut.
Carmelo Anthony believes it takes a certain kind of person to deal with New York — and he’s the one.
Just imagine if we as a citizenry were able to trade our political leaders, attempting to improve our future with trades for young talent, or shore up current needs by trading for quality veterans. It’s an intriguing thought.