The Knicks seem determined to trade superstar forward Carmelo Anthony by the NBA’s Feb. 23 trade deadline.
Less than 24 hours after news emerged New York floated shipping the nine-time all-star to the Cavaliers in exchange for Kevin Love, two new teams have sprouted up as potential destinations for the Syracuse product.
Citing league sources, the Vertical reported the Knicks have reached out to both the Clippers and Celtics as prospective trade partners in a move, including Anthony.
In order for any deal to materialize, Anthony, who inked a 5-year, $124-million extension with Knicks in 2014, would have to wave a no-trade clause in his contract.
Anthony’s current deal calls for him to make nearly $25 million this season and $55 million Cheap Elite Jerseys the following two seasons. The contract also includes a player option for 2018-19.
This group will be the biggest obstacle for what Shanahan wants to accomplish offensively in Year Cheap Echl Jerseys 1, but it’s bound to be improved from last season. Left tackle Joe Staley is near the end of the line. He turns 33 in August but is getting a chance to rebound from his pass protection struggles. Right guard Josh Garnett, a 2016 first-rounder, is the top rebuilding block.
As for the rest, former Ravens starter Jeremy Zuttah (31 in June) adds some respectability and stability. He or Daniel Kilgore, their best lineman from last season, will start at center, with the other kicking to left guard to replace ineffective Zane Beadles. Although third-year man Trent Brown has some upside at right tackle, the 49ers will try to bring out his youthful best in a competition with former Seahawk Garry Gilliam. It was more duct tape than overhaul around Garnett, so offensive line remains a major work in progress.