Clearly, there is some thought that something might be brewing between New York, Cleveland and Los Angeles in the trade market.
The Young, Black, and Fabulous® | Celebrity Gossip Never.Rose is playing on an expiring contract that could be of great value to a team looking to clear cap space, and reported that Rose could be part of a transaction that would also include combo guard Jordan Clarkson, small forward Luol Deng and Carmelo Anthony. The Lakers would acquire Derrick Rose, Iman Shumpert and Tristan Thompson, while the Knicks would welcome four new players to Gotham: Jordan Clarkson, Lou Williams, Luol Deng and point guard DeAndre Liggins. Derrick Rose is still a quality player despite his injury history, and he doesn’t seem to be a good fit with young Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell, who also needs a lot of time on the court. Brooklyn's success, or lack thereof, will be a variable that's constantly monitored next season as the Cavs make plans for that asset. The odd men out would appear to be guard Kay Felder and center Walter Tavares. As long as Carmelo Anthony is still on the New York Knicks, you cannot rule out the possibility of Cleveland being a potential landing point. Another Knicks player, point guard Derrick Rose, has also become part of the rumor mill recently. RELATED ARTICLES ON THE INQUISITR: This theoretical proposal would seem to cause more problems for the Cleveland Cavaliers than it would be worth. The bigger question is whether there will be another major trade. This rumored scenario is a good example of a deal that works well in terms of the NBA’s trade and salary cap rules, but does not appear to be a good move for any of the teams mentioned. In that sense, this rumored deal is a complete bust.
Ohio Videos | FOX SportsOthers mentioned in this rumored proposal include shooting guard Lou Williams, shooting guard Iman Shumpert and center Tristan Thompson. With LeBron James and a rejuvenated Kevin Love on the team, the Cavs wouldn’t have a starting spot available for Anthony. Hime hairstyle. The organization likes both Felder and Tavares, but it would need to waive them to re-sign them to two-way deals. Logic would tell you that the Cavs will remain motivated to find a team to take Shumpert.A Cavs source told ESPN simply that the team is "not closing the door" on more trades before training camp opens in late September The original source of this information is writer Charley Rosen, who is a close personal friend and confidant to Carmelo Anthony. If the New York Knicks do decide to unload Carmelo Anthony, this rumored offer does not appear to be the one that will make that happen. The exact specifications of this hypothetical swap would begin by seeing Carmelo Anthony head west to play for the Cavaliers. Incidentally, this would be a legal deal under NBA trade and salary cap constraints. Current NBA trade rumors are pointing toward a potential deal between the aforementioned franchises. The latest NBA trade rumors are buzzing about a possible deal involving the Cavaliers, Knicks and Lakers. The Knicks would need more value to move Anthony and Rose, and this potential deal just doesn’t have it.
However, the team has already committed a great deal of money to center Timofey Mozgov, so bringing in another high-priced center who is not a star performer wouldn’t be logical. Iman Shumpert and Tristan Thompson try to block out the Bulls’ Taj Gibson [Image by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images]iSports Times discussed a trade scenario that would have Carmelo Anthony going to Cleveland to join LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Not only would they have to take on the overpaid Luol Deng, but they would get worse at small forward and point guard, without improving markedly at any position. Starting this season, teams can also sign players to two-way contracts that split those players' time between the G League, in the Cavs' case the Canton Charge, and the NBA team