The speculation continues! This time by Grantland’s Bill Simmons, who’s added to the rumor mill this weekend. Will Melo end up in L.A.? Possibly!
Hearing the Lakers made a MAJOR impact on Melo this week – it’s now a legit 3-way battle between LA/Chi/NYK to land him. Crazy NBA weekend.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) July 5, 2014
As for the details of this “MAJOR” impact, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard said:
“The Lakers pitch — of teaming Anthony with Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, prized rookie Julius Randle on a team with no long-term salary obligations — made what one source described as a ‘strong impression’ on Anthony and has made his decision over the holiday weekend ‘tough’ according to another source close to the situation.”
Seriously, NBA free agency involves more gossip than an US magazine. And look! Basketball stars are just like us!
They carry their own shoes!