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The New York Knicks are coming off a blowout loss to the Los Angeles Lakers 99-82. Just imagine how bad the score would have been if David Stern didn’t block the trade and Chris Paul was a Laker.
Before the game Knicks star Carmelo Anthony told the New York Daily News he thinks Stern should have let the trade go through.
“I thought it would have been good for the Lakers and good for the whole NBA,” Anthony said. “As a guy who loves to compete, I would have liked to see him out West with the Lakers. For me — I’ve been battling the Lakers for the last seven years when I was in the Western Conference — I liked that.”
When Anthony was a Denver Nugget they struggled against the Lakers especially in the playoffs. So I am not sure why Anthony would want to see Paul on the Lakers. The Lakers with Paul would be 10 times and scary good. The Lakers are a good team with Derek Fisher as their point guard.
Anthony and Paul are very good friends. There had been a lot of talk and rumor...
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