For a Tuesday afternoon in that zero most happened on a Carmelo Anthony front, there were during slightest a few things function on a Carmelo Anthony front.
First, Anthony arrived in Chicago for his assembly with a Bulls, anticipating a United Center embellished out with welcoming messages and photos of him in a Bulls uniform. There was also some star energy present, commencement with Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen and All-Star large male Joakim Noah, who has been skilfully operative on Anthony for months now.
But a large warn was a participation of Derrick Rose, who had combined a bit of a media boast indicate before a giveaway group duration began by observant that recruiting giveaway agents unequivocally isn’t his pursuit — which, by a way, is positively true. But Rose was there in a Anthony meeting, that lasted most of a afternoon.
The Bulls are still deliberate a favorites to land Anthony — should he leave a Knicks. New York has a interest of a longer agreement during somewhat some-more money, as good as being a home bottom for his family.
Still, as a source told SN progressing in a year, Anthony is seeking the “Dwight Howard treatment,” that means a full turn of schmoozing during this initial week of giveaway agency. Keep in mind that Anthony has never had this knowledge — he was traded to New York in 2011, and sealed a three-year prolongation shortly thereafter. He has not been a giveaway representative before.
The debate will continue Wednesday, as Anthony will be in Texas. It should be another span of star-studded affairs, initial with a Rockets — that will underline Howard himself as good as Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler—and afterwards with a Mavericks.
It is approaching that Dirk Nowitzki will be concerned in a Mavericks meeting, as good as Anthony’s former Knicks teammate Tyson Chandler, who was traded behind to a Mavs final week.
On Thursday, Anthony’s debate will take him to Los Angeles for a much-anticipated assembly with a Lakers. LA is looking to reconstruct quickly, and now has 3 players on a roster: Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Robert Sacre.