The Houston Rockets are making a big play for Carmelo Anthony. So much so that they are putting the superstar free agent up on the video board outside of the Toyota Center in a pair of Rockets No. 7 jersey.
Houston Chronicle writer Jonathan Feigen joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss the Rockets in free agency. Feigen said they will sell Carmelo Anthony on being on a team with a big 3 in their meeting tomorrow. He also discussed the routes the Rockets could take to trade Jeremy Lin. Feigen talked about the potential of the Rockets going after Kevin Love. He said regardless of who they go after, the guys who are currently on the Rockets roster need to really work to improve their defense.
R. J. Choppy, 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip to discuss Mavs in free agency. He talked about how Dirk Nowitzki will likely take a pay cut to stay with the Mavs as they make a move at Carmelo Anthony. Choppy said they are also pursuing guys like Luol Deng. He briefly discussed the Cowboys signing Rolando McClain. He also said the Cowboys will always be run the way Jerry Jones wants it to be as long as Jerry Jones is around. Then Mark Grote 670 The Score in Chicago came on to discuss Carmelo Anthony’s visit to the Bulls. He said getting Carmelo Anthony would make the Bulls good enough to beat the Heat if Derrick Rose is healthy.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to New York to talk to WFAN’s Marc Malusis about free agency and potential trades in the NBA. He discussed the trades the Knicks have made so far in the off season. Malusis thinks that it is far fetched that Carmelo Anthony would be traded to the Rockets for James Harden. He talked about some of the possible moves that coach Phil Jackson is looking to make.
Chris Sheridan of Sheridanhoops.com joined Mad Radio and they discussed where Carmelo Anthony will end up, will LeBron James leave the Heat, is there a chance for the Rockets to lose Chandler Parsons and what is good trade value for Kevin Love?
Carmelo Anthony is putting himself on the free agent market.
Anthony has informed the New York Knicks of his long-expected plans, two people with knowledge of the details said Sunday.
Jordan Bernfield, WGN Radio, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip in Chicago. He weighed in on the health of Derrick Rose and the Bulls in general. Bernfield says everyone is working off the belief that Rose will be fine to go and back to full strength. He thinks Carmelo Anthony is looking to win a championship which makes Chicago a strong contender if Rose is there healthy. He says the Bulls are really looking to bring a big star to the team to help them win.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show traveled to New York & Miami in an NBA edition of the Road Trip. First they went to New York to talk to Marc Malusis, WFAN, about the possibility of Carmelo Anthony leaving the Knicks. Next they flew over to Miami to talk to Brian Rowitz, 106.3, about LeBron James and other players’ futures with the Heat. He thinks that due to team loyalty, several of the players may stick around when many would move on to other teams. Rowitz discussed the importance of having a group of three big players on a team.
James Herbert, CBSSports.com, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss the Rockets off season moves. He talked about the possibilities of players coming to join the Rockets. He doesn’t think LeBron will leave but he says it isn’t entirely impossible. Herbert thinks Carmelo Anthony will leave the Knicks and thinks the Rockets would be a possible fit.