After much deliberation, the New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves came to an agreement that features Carmelo Anthony leaving the Mile High City for the Big Apple.
Anthony is expected to sign a three year, $65 million extension deal with the New York Knicks. Chauncey Billups, Shelden Williams, Anthony Carter and Renaldo Balkman will leave Denver for New York with Anthony and Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, a 2014 1st round draft pick, and additional picks and cash will go from New York to Denver. Anthony Randolph, Eddy Curry and $3 million will leave from New York for Minnesota in exchange for Corey Brewer.
Anthony would have been the major free agent available during this upcoming offseason, but the upcoming collective bargaining agreement could have cost Anthony millions.
Anthony has played for the Denver Nuggets since he was drafted as the 3rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft after winning a NCAA national championship in his freshman year at Syracuse.