Free agent Pau Gasol has decided to join the Chicago Bulls he tweeted out on Saturday.
The purge is on in Miami and everyone is coming after the heat’s best players. We all know by now that Lebron deided to return to where it all started in Cleveland and rejoin the Cavs. Chris Bosh is on the verge of accepting an offer to join the Houston Rockets, especially since they have now traded Jeremy Lin and have the cap space. Dwyane Wade seems to be the man left out in all of this. It was been widely assumed that he was staying in Miami no matter what happened because that is his team. But things are different today now and the Chicago Bulls are reporting seeing what interest he may have in joining them. Hit the jump.
The reports change drastically everyday, welcome to free agency. Previously it was reported that the Chicago Bulls were the Knicks biggest competition, then it was reported that Carmelo Anthony was most likely heading back to the New York Knicks and now the latest report suggests the Los Angeles Lakers are serious contenders.
The New York Knicks got to have the final word with Carmelo Anthony after his tour around the country visiting team and they are hoping that will be enough. After taking visits in Chicago, Houston and Dallas, Melo had his last scheduled meeting with the Lakers yesterday. With the pressure on the Knicks made a move to schedule their meeting right after he talked with the Lakers. They flew out from New York to meet with him and give their final push before he is expected to decide early next week. All reports say they officially offered the max deal. Hit the jump.
Numerous reports state that the Chicago Bulls are the frontrunners to land Carmelo Anthony and they’ve come together as a team to recruit him. Joakim Noah reportedly started as far back as the All-Star game and coach Tom Thibodeau reached out to Carmelo’s old coaches. Derrick Rose reportedly welcomed Anthony and was helping to recruit as well but now a new report says he prefers Kevin Love.
The Chicago Bulls are reportedly the main contenders to land Carmelo Anthony if he decides to leave the New York Knicks. He would be teaming up with former MVP Derrick Rose, Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah and a great coach in Tom Thibodeau whom he admires. With the clock winding down, Thibodeau decided to aid in the process.
Carmelo Anthony is expected to opt-out of his contract with the New York Knicks and become an unrestricted free agent and explore his options. There’s a chance he could leave the Knicks and possibly join the Houston Rockets or the Chicago Bulls. The only issue for the Bulls is they would need to clear some salaries in order to create cap space to sign Anthony to a max contract. Another option is they can complete a sign-and-trade with the Knicks once Anthony decides he wants to leave. The problem there is the Knicks don’t like the offer.
The Orlando Magic are still in the process of rebuilding and are looking to trade Arron Afflalo who would be a viable asset on a championship contending team. The Chicago Bulls are reportedly looking to make that move.
Carmelo Anthony is expected to opt-out of his contract with the New York Knicks and become an unrestricted free agent. There’s several teams knocking at his door including the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and a distant possibility, the Miami Heat. But two teams that can really use his help are the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics according to Celtics star Rajon Rondo.
As NBA free agency nears all eyes are on Carmelo Anthony. The Knicks are desperately trying to hold onto their superstar but his wanting to win now has him considering other options. There’s reportedly two teams in the lead to land his services.