Melo Talks “Dead” … For Now

There was a lot of speculation  the past 24 hours regarding the status of the proposed four-way deal that would land Carmelo Anthony in a Nets uniform. Dead or alive? AP is reporting that it’s dead:

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly about the trade.

Anthony took the court with his Nuggets teammates on the first day of training camp Tuesday. But his days in Denver could very well be numbered even after the four-team deal that also would have included Charlotte and Utah collapsed.

The Nuggets could still listen to offers.

While I liked the idea of landing a superstar in NJ, especially one that was so heavily coveted by the Knicks, I think its best to call this deal dead for now. I guess it will be revisited, but I can’t see how Denver gets a better haul that what Billy King was reportedly being offered.