Carmelo Anthony still expects the Knicks to trade him to the Rockets, but New York’s new brain trust — president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry — is finding that Phil Jackson’s prolonged negativity about the 10-time All-Star has lessened Cheap Chelsea Jerseys his value, ESPN.com reported, citing unidentified league sources.
Mills’ promotion to Jackson’s old job and Perry’s hiring from the Kings this week put any trade talks on hold, but Anthony, 33, continues to keep his focus on waiving his no-trade clause to join Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston.
Besides just convenience, Nets GM Sean Marks, an 11-year-old NBA veteran, said players have more consequences now than ever before. It takes just one Snapchat to cost an NBA player millions.
“You don’t get away with things anymore,” Marks said. “Guys are too into their brand to risk it. Corporate sponsors won’t tolerate that.”
Haberstroh’s entire piece appeared in ESPN The Magazine. Read it in full here.
Thomas finished with 20 points, on 6-for-17 shooting. He connected on 3 of 10 3-point attempts. Noted for his 3-point shooting and defensive ability, Carroll, who signed a four-year, $60-million deal with the Raptors in 2015, added Cheap Custom Hockey Jerseys six points in 28 minutes of action.
Thomas might not be very tall, but he isn’t taking any shorts.