Monday, June 9, 2008
'Melo to Motown? I Think Not!
(Boulder-CO) The latest trade rumor in the Nuggets Nation yet again concerns Carmelo Anthony and, yet again, has little leg to stand on. Mark Kiszla reports for the Denver Post that the Detroit Pistons may be interested in seeing just how "available" the Nuggets' youngest franchise player is.
Dare I even consider this rumor? The only potential piece Detroit has that the Nuggets may be interested in is Chauncey Billups and such a move would be foolish (considering his age), and would be merely a nostalgic desire to bring Denver back its native basketball-son. The Nuggets would also have to receive another major contributor in any deal that will probably not go down and with Denver's already crowded front court I doubt the Pistons have anyone else the Nuggets would be willing to allow Carmelo to slip away for.
Man, the off-season can really be boring sometimes! Wake me if anything is actually worth analyzing.
And on a quasi-related note... Did you see the third comment of the above linked article? Thanks for the mention, T H. Like it or not, Carmelo did have a very mediocre year on the court and another shaky-at-best year off of it. But, considering all the ups and downs was any of it bad enough to considering trading him away?
Maybe... but certainly not for anything the Pistons may be able to offer!