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The MeloPause Trade Thread

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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1801 » by King of Canada » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:16 pm

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SelbyCobra wrote:Reporter: "Steve, is a buyout a possibility with regards to Melo?"

Mills, answers firmly with one word:

"No."


At least he answered that right. Straight. Clean. To the point. No emotions. No personal preferences. No dislikes and animosity shown (regardless of what he really feels about Anthony).


Did he have that upper lip sneer on his face when he said it though? Mills would suck at poker.
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Post#1802 » by mademan » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:17 pm

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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1803 » by HOF19 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:17 pm

Ian Begley‏ @IanBegley 37m
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Scott Perry says he thinks the Knicks could use a veteran at point guard to help rookie Frank Ntilikina...........I keep seeing stories about Knicks and Eric Blesoe.......IS HE ANY GOOD ????????????
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Post#1804 » by Wolfgang630 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:20 pm

Jeff should see if Stockton would help mentor Frank.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1805 » by King of Canada » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:21 pm

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Trade announcements aren't made by the CEO of the team....


i didn't say it was about melo...just that the tweet was real


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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1806 » by fatalogic » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:22 pm

Lmao that's great. Sign Harden to 220+ million then sell the team. Owner must of have looked at that repeater luxury tax bill like.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1807 » by mpharris36 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:24 pm

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NYKnicksFTW wrote:Possibly related:

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#BREAKING LeBron James is frustrated and concerned with the Cavaliers’ offseason


Then Lebron you need to get work harder to get a deal lined up to get Anthony to Cleveland.


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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1808 » by mpharris36 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:29 pm

you already have guys on the rockets board saying now they are willing to give up Gordon to get this done. Just wait this out. Gordon is a much better asset to a 3rd team.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1809 » by JoeypopsNY » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:47 pm

Polk377 wrote:
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Polk377 wrote:Lala has been keeping him soft. Melo seems to be all in this off season......


Just like he has been the last 5 years c'mon the only thing he was all indie was getting that money dude is a scrub.

No better then eddy curry, amare, eddy curry, Steve Francis.

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How many scrubs are 10x All-Stars, 1x scoring leader, will finish in the top 10 all time in points and HOF locks? Melo is no scrub my man. It is not a stretch to say that Lala was all about the celebrity and drew a lot of Melo's time to functions he didn't necessarily want to go to. This has been a case with athlete-celebrity marrages before with Andre Agassi and Brooke Shields being one example. Melo is as focused as he has ever been right now.


How many also have loosing records?

In definition he's not a scrub but a loser sorry next time I'll make sure I use proper wording lol.

Not trying to argue but I don't like him.
Not waiving his Ntc demanding a trade when he could have waited. Playing ISO ball, making Jeremy Lin leave, never plays defense. Maybe will have a highlight here and there but if you play as many minutes and chuck as many shots up as he does your bound to have a good night.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1810 » by JoeypopsNY » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:48 pm

HOF19 wrote:Ian Begley‏ @IanBegley 37m
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Scott Perry says he thinks the Knicks could use a veteran at point guard to help rookie Frank Ntilikina...........I keep seeing stories about Knicks and Eric Blesoe.......IS HE ANY GOOD ????????????



Kind of like a rose...
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1811 » by eagle54 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:49 pm

For guys who thinks the rockets major annoucement it's about Melo, your wrong

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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1812 » by Capn'O » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:52 pm

JoeypopsNY wrote:
HOF19 wrote:Ian Begley‏ @IanBegley 37m
37 minutes ago
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Scott Perry says he thinks the Knicks could use a veteran at point guard to help rookie Frank Ntilikina...........I keep seeing stories about Knicks and Eric Blesoe.......IS HE ANY GOOD ????????????



Kind of like a rose...


Darren Collison is still available though I heard he'd be getting 4/40 and any other interpretation shows that I know nothing about the current landscape of NBA contracts.
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Post#1813 » by HEZI » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:53 pm

eagle54 wrote:For guys who thinks the rockets major annoucement it's about Melo, your wrong

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The owner probably saw how much he has to pay in luxury taxes now and said F this I'm out
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1814 » by HEZI » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:54 pm

Capn'O wrote:
JoeypopsNY wrote:
HOF19 wrote:Ian Begley‏ @IanBegley 37m
37 minutes ago
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Scott Perry says he thinks the Knicks could use a veteran at point guard to help rookie Frank Ntilikina...........I keep seeing stories about Knicks and Eric Blesoe.......IS HE ANY GOOD ????????????



Kind of like a rose...


Darren Collison is still available though I heard he'd be getting 4/40 and any other interpretation shows that I know nothing about the current landscape of NBA contracts.


Didn't he sign with the Pacers on a 2 year 20 mil deal?
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1815 » by Capn'O » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:54 pm

HEZI wrote:
eagle54 wrote:For guys who thinks the rockets major annoucement it's about Melo, your wrong

Read on Twitter


The owner probably saw how much he has to pay in luxury taxes now and said F this I'm out


Nah - he saw how much his team was valued at, saw the top, and is looking to cash out. It's a good move.

I do wonder how interested they would be in a Melo trade. Most pre-sale moves try to liquidate a bit. Obviously, looking to move Anderson is part of that but we ain't want him.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1816 » by thebuzzardman » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:55 pm

HEZI wrote:
eagle54 wrote:For guys who thinks the rockets major annoucement it's about Melo, your wrong

Read on Twitter


The owner probably saw how much he has to pay in luxury taxes now and said F this I'm out


Rockets owner:
"What ahole gave all that money to Harden?"
That was you, sire
"Oh, that's crazy. I'm selling the team then"
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1817 » by thebuzzardman » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:56 pm

JoeypopsNY wrote:
HOF19 wrote:Ian Begley‏ @IanBegley 37m
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Scott Perry says he thinks the Knicks could use a veteran at point guard to help rookie Frank Ntilikina...........I keep seeing stories about Knicks and Eric Blesoe.......IS HE ANY GOOD ????????????



Kind of like a rose...


You have to work on your player comps. Bledsoe isn't like Rose.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1818 » by Polk377 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:00 pm

JoeypopsNY wrote:
Polk377 wrote:
JoeypopsNY wrote:
Just like he has been the last 5 years c'mon the only thing he was all indie was getting that money dude is a scrub.

No better then eddy curry, amare, eddy curry, Steve Francis.

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How many scrubs are 10x All-Stars, 1x scoring leader, will finish in the top 10 all time in points and HOF locks? Melo is no scrub my man. It is not a stretch to say that Lala was all about the celebrity and drew a lot of Melo's time to functions he didn't necessarily want to go to. This has been a case with athlete-celebrity marrages before with Andre Agassi and Brooke Shields being one example. Melo is as focused as he has ever been right now.


How many also have loosing records?

In definition he's not a scrub but a loser sorry next time I'll make sure I use proper wording lol.

Not trying to argue but I don't like him.
Not waiving his Ntc demanding a trade when he could have waited. Playing ISO ball, making Jeremy Lin leave, never plays defense. Maybe will have a highlight here and there but if you play as many minutes and chuck as many shots up as he does your bound to have a good night.

Technically he has a record of 533-443 in games he has played in his career soooo not a loser. He also was known as a big winner in HS and won a National Championship at Syracuse as the leader his freshman year with a bunch of scrubs on his team.
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Re: The MeloPause Trade Thread 

Post#1819 » by HEZI » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:01 pm

Capn'O wrote:
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eagle54 wrote:For guys who thinks the rockets major annoucement it's about Melo, your wrong

Read on Twitter


The owner probably saw how much he has to pay in luxury taxes now and said F this I'm out


Nah - he saw how much his team was valued at, saw the top, and is looking to cash out. It's a good move.

I do wonder how interested they would be in a Melo trade. Most pre-sale moves try to liquidate a bit. Obviously, looking to move Anderson is part of that but we ain't want him.


Yeah that's my point. The time to sell is now. Between the Harden deal, CP3 deal and a potential Melo deal, that's a shyt ton of money coming out of his pocket and the risk is huge because they might not even make up for it with playoff revenue.
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Post#1820 » by DusterBuster » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:21 pm

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