lol @ the notion Melo is being chased out. Who's chasing Melo out of town seriously. Who told Melo he should opt out to become a free agent and look forward to doing it?
These are the times you find out who's really who(what they stand for) from players to message board posters.
Then the irrational suggestion by Chief.....to ask players who never gave a hint their contracts are up for negotiating to take pay cuts. Melo is the one who spoke first on considering taking one or did Chief black out during this moment when he did?
He does know agents are very powerful in this league right, there's a way to conduct business and then there's a way to conduct business. His way would be an ATROCITY to this franchise and would only serve Melo's ego and his emotional attachment to him.
You can't have a cap of $60mil with a player making $25mil(in escalation/yr) of that and expect to be any real threat to win.
Last edited by 3G4G; Jun 24, 2014 at 08:40.
And it's dumbass "fans" like you chasing Melo out of town.... Fans here CHI brought signs and chants to the UC begging Melo to come to help win a CHIP instead of your "better off without him" tude on Chief
"I'm looking forward to free agency"
But boy if we as fans have that kind of pull and power just think what we'll accomplish during a rebuild under Phil. And we'll do it all without Melo and Chief...
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Nooooo, I gotcha ohhh sensitive one don't run and hide now your slip is showing, better go find some photo-shop slams now "New Metro"(since you chased the real Metro off with your foolishness). You are right the rebuild will happen without me because I been there and done that.... Figure out a way to keep Melo and grab Lebron Phil...you received 60 million reasons why and YOUR legacy depends on it. I see the headlines now:" Couldnt win without MJ,Pippen,Kobe, and SHAQ
Noooo grown azz men get tired of hearing nonsense from kno-nothing kids on a computer in thier mama's basement on Chief
Seriously, fellas, there's like 10 people, maybe less, who post regularly here. Don't chase anyone else away.
So it begins. There are more rumors swirling around Melo than Lebron. Now Phoenix is supposedly interested in convincing Lebron and Melo to join as a pair, they would become my favorite even over the Spurs with a lineup of Dragic, Bledsoe, Plumlee and those two for an NBA title plus that would be a fun team to watch.
I was thinking what I would do if I was Phil, they haven't talked about money but I think a good compromise for Melo and Phil would be to give Melo a 5 year deal at the same total money that other teams can give him a 4 year deal so the Knicks offer him a 96M 5 year deal which reduces the yearly cap hit by about 4.8M, Melo gets the same total money over a longer period and the Knicks get some salary relief. Give him an early option if he wants if he doesn't like the deal in the future.
And here we go when it comes to free agency circus. MIA reached out to Deng, don't know what's their cap situation, but I guess they'd have to amnesty Wade/Bosh to sign Luol. Of course if they haven't used their amnesty clause already. Kyrie is about to sign a max deal with the Cavs... it's pretty quiet in the Knicks camp.