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Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

Posted on: October 21, 2011 12:16 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young



Carmelo Anthony hasn't forgot about that toast Chris Paul made at his wedding. And with Chauncey Billups' contract up at the end of 2012, the Knicks are going to need a point guard. Guess who Melo wants?

"If it works out and he comes here and they allow him to come here, you'll see a smile from ear to ear," Anthony told the New York Post. "It's not just me. It's everybody [in New York]. If he decides to leave New Orleans and goes somewhere else, they'll be feeling the same way I'm feeling."

You know who else would be feeling that way? Like 26 other teams. Chris Paul, along with Dwight Howard, are the two prizes of 2012. Wherever CP3 goes, he'll take a team and turn it into a contender. Would the Knicks be a fit? Yes, totally. Melo, Amar'e Stoudemire and CP3? That's almost every bit as impressive as what Miami's got, excepet that big three would have a little more natural construction.

But the Knicks just won't have the cap room. Unlike what Pat Riley did with the Heat, the Knicks haven't really cleared the decks for three players to take over the roster. The best shot there is for New York is to wiggle a trade at the deadline using Billups contract. But much like the Knicks went through with acquiring Melo, they don't really have the best offer to make New Orleans. And if Chris Paul doesn't put a disclaimer on a trade like Melo did, I don't see how the Knicks could match an offer made by a lot of other teams.

It just depends on what the new salary cap looks like. If it's a similar system to now, the Knicks could likely get creative and make space. But if it's a harder cap or one with an extreme luxury tax, getting CP3 would be near impossible.

Melo saying this would probably fall under the league's anti-tampering rules, but those don't really exist right now with the players locked out. So go ahead Melo. Any other players you want?
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footbook1
Since: Oct 22, 2011
Posted on: October 22, 2011 2:14 pm
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Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: October 21, 2011 9:22 pm
 

Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

hey lowered-


Your sister makes $79 an hour on the corner. Take your telemarketing azz elsewhere ?   



Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: October 21, 2011 9:21 pm
 

Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

Hey Melo- Can't take your date CP3 to the dance, 'cause there AIN'T one.

BTW- No one gives a rats azz what you want. You wanted a long term deal in Denver, until you didn't.

Fans want you to shut up and get your dope smoking, non defense playing arse on a basketball court again, and act like you give a schidt with whatever teamates they can afford to put on the same team with your overpaid, selfish, bloated azz making all the money.  




  


lowereized098
Since: Oct 21, 2011
Posted on: October 21, 2011 8:18 pm
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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: October 21, 2011 2:54 pm
 

Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

If ( baseball ) owners are able to be "chastised" for collusion - what is this when the players do the same thing ???

Nobody will ever stop people on this planet from communicating, which is exactly what a rule like "collusion" is supposed to do.  Collusion is a daily thing in today's sports world, all sports and there are no exceptions.  How can collusion really be stopped?  Answer: It can't.  Almost ever single player out there, especially the superstars has an agent.  How does any league stop an agent from using his own phone in his own home to call a representative of a team his client would love to play for?  How does any league stop an agent from using a pre-paid cell to call another pre-paid cell.... not like the NBA can demand cell records but you know what I'm saying though.   How does any league stop an agent from sending an email from a generic email address and from a mobile device with an i.p nobody can track, let alone a sports league.   It's impossible....they should just do away with the rule altogether because nobody is going to stop talking.  

A lot more then that goes on too.... anybody really believe these players are stuck with "max contracts" and with limits?  Who says there isn't a lot more money then that exchanging hands above and beyond what the NBA knows about?  Once again, people will always talk and people will always cheat... nothing anybody can do to stop it. 



Since: Aug 25, 2011
Posted on: October 21, 2011 2:46 pm
 

Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

If ( baseball ) owners are able to be "chastised" for collusion - what is this when the players do the same thing ???



Since: Sep 30, 2011
Posted on: October 21, 2011 1:26 pm
 

Shocker: Melo wants CP3 in New York

The way the labor talks are going the only way Melo and CP3 get together in NY is to have dinner a NOBU together..........


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