Category Archives: Nuggets
After LeBron James held the summer of 2010 in his hands, as far as the sports world is concerned, another star was waiting for his moment. Buried in the shadow of LeBron once again, Carmelo Anthony wasn’t the only conceited star looking for an easy route to a ring. As tension began rising in the Denver front office, it became well known that the 3rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft wanted out, and out soon. Similar to the LeBron issue, Denver has the ability to offer Anthony more money than any other team in the league. But is it money that these stars want? Clearly no. After taking into account the amount these guys have already made in their seven years in the NBA, what’s the difference between $20 million/year and $16 million. Once you throw in two All-Star teammates and a larger market, the money is meaningless.
Even when my main focus isn’t on my NBA team, the Nuggets, they seemed to have picked up a great player. It pains me to say what school he is from–he lit up my beloved Blue Devils this year twice, but UNC grad Ty Lawson is really shining in his last three games in the NBA’s summer league, averaging around