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“But how close did a potential deal actually come to being completed? Apparently close enough for members of the Nuggets
to engage Lee in dialogue about the possibility of having him in a Nugget uniform prior to Tuesday’s game in Denver.
“We’ll see what happens this summer, but a couple of their players and other people said that to me tonight,” Lee admitted. ” And they said that the last time they played in New York, that they tried (to consummate a trade). You know, the NBA is a business. I love it in New York and hopefully I’ll be there a long time, but you never know what’s going to happen.”
We will go down this road again during the summer. Linas Kleiza, who is also a RFA this summer and a small forward, along with one draft pick was not fair value for David Lee before the deadline. First of all, we would have had to give Kleiza a contract after this year. Second, Kleiza plays the same position as [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].
Lee can garner some serious interest this summer. I am not so sure that he can be used to acquire a superstar, but he will have value. However, since these apparent talks with Denver, I think Lee has hurt his stock a bit. He has proven to the league that no matter how many points he can score,""
Wouldnt it be Fitting? We kept Lee at the deadline this year.. He'll probably walk this summer sign a big contract and we get dick in return... Figures.. I read this article and threw up everywhere... Why would he say something like this when their is still games left to be played? Typical right?