PDA

View Full Version : Nuggets looking to trade 'Melo?


Broncoman13
06-30-2010, 01:04 PM
ESPN Bottomline... Nuggets look to trade Melo rather than lose him to FA next year. Bosh in a sign in trade? Doesn't make up for losing Melo, but would serve Melo a huge blow sending him to Canada. If he doesn't want to sign here, ship him to Canada.

DomCasual
06-30-2010, 01:10 PM
It's from a completely speculative column by Kizsla this morning. Nothing to see here.

TheElusiveKyleOrton
06-30-2010, 01:13 PM
We'll see. Better than letting him go for nothing like we did with Mutombo. Took us a decade to recover from that Bickerstaff blunder.

Broncoman13
06-30-2010, 01:13 PM
why is ESPN showing it then?

gtown
06-30-2010, 01:15 PM
It would be a real shame for the Nuggs to lose Melo. But if you look at it, Denver might not have the cap space, current team, willingness to part with vast amounts of cash, and lifestyle that a player like Melo wants. He's probably chomping at the bit knowing that the competitive balance of the NBA is going to shift this year drastically based on where the big FAs go.

TheElusiveKyleOrton
06-30-2010, 01:16 PM
why is ESPN showing it then?

You didn't seriously ask this question, did you?

"Mike Shanahan is in Kansas City, and the deal is done, according to NFL insider Chris Mortenson."

You were saying?

Flex Gunmetal
06-30-2010, 01:22 PM
ESPN Bottomline... Nuggets look to trade Melo rather than lose him to FA next year. Bosh in a sign in trade? Doesn't make up for losing Melo, but would serve Melo a huge blow sending him to Canada. If he doesn't want to sign here, ship him to Canada.

He wants to stay here. His extension is still on the table. He's under contract thru next year. The safe assumption is he is waiting to see what happens with this years crazy FA stuff.
And of course the nuggets would rather trade him than let him go in FA.

My bet is he's locked up thru 2015 before next season.

Irish Stout
06-30-2010, 01:28 PM
It's from a completely speculative column by Kizsla this morning. Nothing to see here.

Which is based on the fact that Melo hasn't yet signed his extension cause he wants the nuggets to bring in a big man and work progressively to getting the team closer to Championship caliber.

Rugby7
06-30-2010, 01:36 PM
I think he will sign the extension. He would have to really want out to leave that money the table with the CBA expiring.

Gcver2ver3
06-30-2010, 01:45 PM
i know nugget fans won't approve...

but i'd love to see melo in a bulls uni...he and rose would compliment eachother amazingly...

as for the nugget fans not approving part:...Deng/Taj and a 1st round pick for Melo...

if the Nuggets really were serious, they'd prolly insist chicago take Kenyon's horrible contract to get the deal done...

DomCasual
06-30-2010, 01:49 PM
why is ESPN showing it then?

Honestly, I think they do that all the time. The Kiszla column started out in the very back of the Post, then worked its way up to the front page. Read it. He doesn't really say anything, other than lame speculation. He doesn't quote anyone. He doesn't cite "unnamed sources." It's typical lame Kiszla.

Man-Goblin
06-30-2010, 02:23 PM
Honestly, I think they do that all the time. The Kiszla column started out in the very back of the Post, then worked its way up to the front page. Read it. He doesn't really say anything, other than lame speculation. He doesn't quote anyone. He doesn't cite "unnamed sources." It's typical lame Kiszla.

To be fair, Kisla said this in his column:

"the team is prepared to trade Melo rather than let him walk as a free agent next summer, according to a source familiar with the negotiations."

http://www.denverpost.com/nuggets/ci_15405631

Now that could be from anyone, but it's most likely not a source within the organization or he would have said it.

It's also pretty vague. OF COURSE they would rather trade him than let him walk for nothing. But the question still remains whether they are going to actively shop him this year if he doesn't sign the extension.

Personally, I think Melo would be crazy not to sign the extension now. While it looked shrewd at the time, he really screwed himself by not signing the same deal the rest of the '03 draft class signed. After the players get worked over in another bargaining agreement, there probably won't be that kind of money available.

DomCasual
06-30-2010, 02:46 PM
To be fair, Kisla said this in his column:

"the team is prepared to trade Melo rather than let him walk as a free agent next summer, according to a source familiar with the negotiations."

http://www.denverpost.com/nuggets/ci_15405631

Now that could be from anyone, but it's most likely not a source within the organization or he would have said it.

It's also pretty vague. OF COURSE they would rather trade him than let him walk for nothing. But the question still remains whether they are going to actively shop him this year if he doesn't sign the extension.

Personally, I think Melo would be crazy not to sign the extension now. While it looked shrewd at the time, he really screwed himself by not signing the same deal the rest of the '03 draft class signed. After the players get worked over in another bargaining agreement, there probably won't be that kind of money available.

Ah, I hadn't seen that. I skimmed. I've been reading Kiszla since forever, and I've stopped thinking of him as a credible well of information regarding Denver sports.

broncofan2438
06-30-2010, 02:51 PM
Melo aint going anywhere

Cool Breeze
07-01-2010, 12:33 PM
NBA star Carmelo Anthony and his fiance, TV personality Lala Vasquez, are selling their massive suburban Denver mansion for a starting price of $9.5 million. The house, which Anthony bought in 2007 for $12 million, features a 21,000-plus- square-foot main house, a 5,500-square-foot barn and paddock, and a 1,600-square- foot guest house. The main house includes seven fireplaces, a wine cellar, 15 bathrooms, a theater, a gym, a 3,000-square- foot recording studio, a seven-car garage and a 54-foot-long pool.
The house was listed well before rumors (http://www.denverpost.com/kiszla/ci_15405631) began to circulate that Anthony, whose contract expires after the end of next season, would be traded.
Anthony's listing agent told the Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15297272?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter)he wasn't sure why Anthony was selling the estate, but speculated that he and Vasquez may want to "get a little closer to town. I think it's because his family situation has changed since he bought it. He has a 3-year-old now."
Anthony and Vasquez will star in a reality show on VH1 based on their engagement and wedding

Man-Goblin
07-01-2010, 01:00 PM
NBA star Carmelo Anthony and his fiance, TV personality Lala Vasquez, are selling their massive suburban Denver mansion for a starting price of $9.5 million. The house, which Anthony bought in 2007 for $12 million, features a 21,000-plus- square-foot main house, a 5,500-square-foot barn and paddock, and a 1,600-square- foot guest house. The main house includes seven fireplaces, a wine cellar, 15 bathrooms, a theater, a gym, a 3,000-square- foot recording studio, a seven-car garage and a 54-foot-long pool.
The house was listed well before rumors (http://www.denverpost.com/kiszla/ci_15405631) began to circulate that Anthony, whose contract expires after the end of next season, would be traded.
Anthony's listing agent told the Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15297272?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter)he wasn't sure why Anthony was selling the estate, but speculated that he and Vasquez may want to "get a little closer to town. I think it's because his family situation has changed since he bought it. He has a 3-year-old now."
Anthony and Vasquez will star in a reality show on VH1 based on their engagement and wedding

$3 million loss Melo. Poor investment.

bfoflcommish
07-01-2010, 01:07 PM
he's not going anywhere. but if he doesnt sign his extension then he will. Its not that nuggets WANT to trade him but they may have to welcome to business 101. but he will sign his extension, too much money to give up.

CEH
07-01-2010, 01:17 PM
NBA star Carmelo Anthony and his fiance, TV personality Lala Vasquez, are selling their massive suburban Denver mansion for a starting price of $9.5 million. The house, which Anthony bought in 2007 for $12 million, features a 21,000-plus- square-foot main house, a 5,500-square-foot barn and paddock, and a 1,600-square- foot guest house. The main house includes seven fireplaces, a wine cellar, 15 bathrooms, a theater, a gym, a 3,000-square- foot recording studio, a seven-car garage and a 54-foot-long pool.
The house was listed well before rumors (http://www.denverpost.com/kiszla/ci_15405631) began to circulate that Anthony, whose contract expires after the end of next season, would be traded.
Anthony's listing agent told the Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15297272?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter)he wasn't sure why Anthony was selling the estate, but speculated that he and Vasquez may want to "get a little closer to town. I think it's because his family situation has changed since he bought it. He has a 3-year-old now."
Anthony and Vasquez will star in a reality show on VH1 based on their engagement and wedding

Seem familar

"You've probably heard Broncos Quarterback Jay Cutler has put his house up for sale. But should you read something more into this? Could this be a sign that Cutler could be leaving town in the wake of his feud with the Broncos? As best as CBS4 Sports can tell...no.

Here's what we've learned. Cutler does have a house on the market. It's a house he bought back in 2006 in Castle Pines. But that's not the house considered to be his primary residence which is much closer to the Broncos facility. Fact is, Cutler has three properties that we know of including a condo in downtown.

We're told Cutler has been thinking about selling the Castle Pines house for somewhere around 6 months. Long before any controversy erupted between the quarterback and the Broncos."

Man-Goblin
07-01-2010, 02:01 PM
Seem familar

"You've probably heard Broncos Quarterback Jay Cutler has put his house up for sale. But should you read something more into this? Could this be a sign that Cutler could be leaving town in the wake of his feud with the Broncos? As best as CBS4 Sports can tell...no.

Here's what we've learned. Cutler does have a house on the market. It's a house he bought back in 2006 in Castle Pines. But that's not the house considered to be his primary residence which is much closer to the Broncos facility. Fact is, Cutler has three properties that we know of including a condo in downtown.

We're told Cutler has been thinking about selling the Castle Pines house for somewhere around 6 months. Long before any controversy erupted between the quarterback and the Broncos."

Anyone know if Cutler's house has sold yet?

montrose
07-01-2010, 02:07 PM
Anyone know if Cutler's house has sold yet?

I'm not sure about that house but my girlfriend's mom's house in Elbert Co. is near Cutler's parents house and to the best of our knowledge it hasn't sold yet - a black Hummer is still parked in the driveway and I think that was Jay's car.

DBruleU
07-01-2010, 02:22 PM
NBA star Carmelo Anthony and his fiance, TV personality Lala Vasquez, are selling their massive suburban Denver mansion for a starting price of $9.5 million. The house, which Anthony bought in 2007 for $12 million, features a 21,000-plus- square-foot main house, a 5,500-square-foot barn and paddock, and a 1,600-square- foot guest house. The main house includes seven fireplaces, a wine cellar, 15 bathrooms, a theater, a gym, a 3,000-square- foot recording studio, a seven-car garage and a 54-foot-long pool.
The house was listed well before rumors (http://www.denverpost.com/kiszla/ci_15405631) began to circulate that Anthony, whose contract expires after the end of next season, would be traded.
Anthony's listing agent told the Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15297272?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter)he wasn't sure why Anthony was selling the estate, but speculated that he and Vasquez may want to "get a little closer to town. I think it's because his family situation has changed since he bought it. He has a 3-year-old now."
Anthony and Vasquez will star in a reality show on VH1 based on their engagement and wedding

http://www.denverrealestate.com/property/7393787/6965_SOUTH_POLO_RIDGE_DR_LITTLETON_CO_80128

SouthStndJunkie
07-01-2010, 02:29 PM
Monthly Payments: $49,982.05

Man-Goblin
07-01-2010, 02:41 PM
That's a big ass house.

hades
07-01-2010, 02:53 PM
You didn't seriously ask this question, did you?

"Mike Shanahan is in Kansas City, and the deal is done, according to NFL insider Chris Mortenson."

You were saying?

Damnit, Mike's in KC now, we're doomed, doomed I tell ya!!!

HAT
07-01-2010, 03:04 PM
I blame McD.

TonyR
07-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Nuggets deny they'll consider a trade:

"There is no way we are trading Carmelo Anthony," the official said. "We're 100 percent certain of that."

But this is interesting:

Amare Stoudemire, who is reportedly close to signing a five-year, $100 million deal with the Knicks, said Saturday that Anthony wants to play with him in New York. Anthony and Stoudemire are close friends.

Privately, Anthony has told people close to him that he wants to play in New York, according to sources.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=5356389

spdirty
07-05-2010, 05:18 PM
http://www.denverpost.com/nuggets/ci_15443721

Melo serious about accepting Nuggets' $65 million offer

<!--subtitle--><!--byline-->By Benjamin Hochman
The Denver Post
(bhochman@denverpost.com?subject=The%20Denver%20Po st:%20Melo%20serious%20about%20accepting%20Nuggets %27%20$65%20million%20offer)
<!--date-->Posted: 07/05/2010 12:05:51 PM MDT<iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://www.denverpost.com/ci_15443721" id="facebook-like-bottom" style="border: medium none; width: 260px; padding-right: 0px; float: right; height: 25px;" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
<!--secondary date-->Updated: 07/05/2010 04:32:29 PM MDT

<script language="JavaScript"> var requestedWidth = 0; </script><script language="JavaScript"> if(requestedWidth < 200){ requestedWidth = 200; } </script>http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site36/2010/0705/20100705__D072112017%7Ep1_200.jpg (http://www.denverpost.com/portlet/article/html/imageDisplay.jsp?contentItemRelationshipId=3092453 )Carmelo Anthony. (NBAE)



<script language="JavaScript"> if(requestedWidth > 0){ document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').styl e.width = requestedWidth + "px"; document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').styl e.margin = "0px 0px 10px 10px"; } </script>Nuggets all-star Carmelo Anthony is very serious about accepting the team's contract extension, but Anthony is still waiting to hear about the team's attempts to improve the frontcourt, a league source said today.


Also, the source said that Anthony won't play for Team USA this summer in the World Championships in Turkey. Anthony is getting married in New York on July 10 and then will spend the summer with his family.


Anthony, who has spent a lot of time this summer in the Los Angeles area, has also been concentrating on working out.


The contract extension is worth $65 million over three seasons. If he wasn't to accept it, he would be a free agent in the summer of 2011.


Last month at the NBA Finals, Anthony said of a potential contract extension, "We'll go to the table and see what's the best situation for me."


Of the Nuggets, he said, "We have pieces," adding that he would be happy with the addition of "one or two more pieces that'll work out." The Nuggets' nucleus is all under contract for next season.


Asked if the current Nuggets roster can win a championship, Anthony said: "Obviously it didn't happen this year. They definitely need to add something, definitely."
Anthony was elected as an All-Star Game starter last season and was named second-team all-NBA. However, the Nuggets lost in the first round of the playoffs. Two seasons ago, he led the Nuggets to the Western Conference finals.

Benjamin Hochman: 303-954-1294 or bhochman@denverpost.com

Rabb
07-06-2010, 07:35 AM
it seems pretty simple Denver, build around Melo...and not with KMart

RhymesayersDU
07-06-2010, 09:41 AM
Nuggies are suffering from similar issues as Cleveland... They've tried admirably to give Carmelo a good team around him. Unfortunately the moves haven't been great. The roster needs to be reworked, which is easier said than done.

Bill Simmons has made parallels with Paul Pierce and Carmelo. The million dollar question will be if Carmelo can continue to mature in a Nuggets uniform and if the front office can construct a good team around him.

spdirty
07-06-2010, 06:28 PM
:) Lets sign and trade KMart, JR. draft picks, and Carter for Bosh or Jefferson. Then Melo will sign.

http://www.denverpost.com/nuggets/ci_15445709

Anthony expected to take Nuggets' 3-year offer

<!--subtitle--><!--byline-->By Benjamin Hochman
The Denver Post (bhochman@denverpost.com?subject=The%20Denver%20Po st:%20Anthony%20expected%20to%20take%20Nuggets%27% 203-year%20offer)
<!--date-->

Nuggets all-star Carmelo Anthony is expected to take Denver's three-year, $65 million extension offer, an NBA source said, but Anthony doesn't have a timetable as he prepares for his wedding Saturday and waits to see how the Nuggets bolster their beleaguered frontcourt.


While this is where Melo stands today, nothing is definite until he signs the contract, and he will naturally keep an eye on free-agent signings this month to see how all the teams make moves.


Anthony won't play for Team USA in this summer's world championships, the source also said. Anthony is getting married in New York and then will spend the summer with his family.


Other big names from Team USA, notably LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, also won't play in the world championships, in part because of the uncertainty about free agency. The league source said James' pending signing likely would happen "no later than Thursday." The reigning two-time MVP is considering the Knicks, Nets, Bulls, Clippers, Heat and Cavaliers.


As for Anthony, the Nuggets have pondered trading him if he doesn't re-sign with the team, but it seems that will become a moot point because of Anthony's seriousness about re-signing with Denver instead of testing free agency next summer.
Anthony has spent much of the summer in Los Angeles. In June, he said the Nuggets "have pieces," adding that he would be happy with the addition of "one or two more pieces that'll work out." The Nuggets' nucleus is all under contract for next season.
Asked if the current Nuggets' roster can win a title, Anthony said: "Obviously it didn't happen this year. They definitely need to add something, definitely."


The Denver front office has been working the phones this summer, looking to add a big man or two via trade or free agency. Kenyon Martin and Chris Andersen are recovering from knee surgery this summer, and the source said Melo hopes Denver can acquire a true starting center so Nene can play power forward more often.


The Nuggets likely won't pull the trigger on a move until after the big-name free agents sign with teams.


Also, if a couple of teams make sign-and-trades (such as Toronto with Bosh), that could provide teams with possible trade exceptions, which might benefit the Nuggets as they try to make deals. All of this, however, won't come to fruition for a couple of weeks.


The Nuggets' brass is heading to Las Vegas this week for the summer league.

FADERPROOF
07-06-2010, 06:32 PM
why is ESPN showing it then?

really?