Originally written on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 6/29/14

SHOT 4/29/09 10:33:31 PM - New Orleans Hornets' point guard Chris Paul (#3) pushes the ball up court against the Denver Nuggets during their NBA Western Conference Playoffs Game 5 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Co. on Wednesday April 29, 2009. The Nuggets won the 107-86 and took the series 4-1. Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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Everyone in New York wants Chris Paul to don a Knick uniform (and the feeling may be mutual). Carmelo Anthony is just the latest to confirm it. Per the NY Post: “The tampering gag order is not in effect during the lockout. So Anthony freely admitted yesterday how delighted he would be if Hornets point guard Chris Paul bolted the Big Easy for the Big Apple. Anthony has spent a lot of this summer hanging with Paul and even playing on his team during barnstorming exhibitions. ‘If it works out and he comes here and they allow him to come here, you’ll see a smile from ear to ear,’ Anthony said during an appearance in Greenwich Village. ‘It’s not just me. It’s everybody [in New York]. If he decides to leave New Orleans and goes somewhere else, they’ll be feeling the same way I’m feeling.’ Paul can be a free agent in 2012, and the Knicks could have enough cap room to sign him, pending the new salary-cap figure. Notice Anthony’s phrase if ‘they allow him to come here.’ Anthony traveled to
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