Another team may be ready to jump into the fray for Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.
The 10-time All-Star has been the subject of NBA trade rumors for what feels like the last decade. Just this offseason, Anthony has been linked to the Rockets, Trail Blazers and Cavs in light of Kyrie Irving’s trade request. Now, the Thunder could crash the Carmelo party.
That Weaver link Simmons mentions? Weaver is Oklahoma City’s current vice president and assistant general manager, and he helped recruit Anthony to play at Syracuse. More important than the relationship with Weaver, the franchise also offers the lure of playing with two stars in the primes of their careers.
“‘Please calm down, this high has to calm down’ — I done shot three shots that went over the backboard, like, I’m going to be honest, like, ‘Ahh, I gotta calm down,'” he told Rapoport, quoting his inner dialogues.
The issue of marijuana use in the NBA and pro sports in general has become a front-burner issue with states legalizing or decriminalizing the drug. The medicinal benefits of cannabis further complicate the matter.
Knicks president Phil Jackson, who is no stranger to recreational drug use, said in December that marijuana is part of NBA culture and that efforts to eradicate it from the league have Cheap Jerseys Outlets failed. To hear Stephen Jackson tell it, Nelson accepted that reality and gave his players the Cheap Jerseys Online China latitude to enjoy responsibly.