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Marques Johnson has his take on Melo heading to New York, the Nuggets side of the deal and more.
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Hi I'm Bryan Webber welcome to another edition of in the paint them please be joined by. Fox sports dot com's basketball -- Marcus Johnson baucus yes finally best Carmelo Anthony stated his talents to New York City deal like this trade for the nick about Nomar melodrama. -- -- -- -- -- melodrama but do I like I do I like it because. In today's NBA you mean you gotta get a pair these superstars together. Morristown mark -- after Anthony that that's a nice parents have to Billups thrown into the deal. Gives admiral sub point guard who's going to have I think a little difficulty adjusting to my -- Tony's a temple system but but -- is a veteran 34 years old and rallied along time. And and Antonio a lot of -- -- that who he'll be able to to a depth rather quickly so it depends on how well they mesh together but but -- -- got to. You gotta pull the superstar together to to compete today's NBA. I think Nuggets knew Melo wasn't hanging around he wasn't in the signed the contract extension how do you think they did the deal they got three starters Raymond Felton. Wilson Chandler -- Dahlen are not household names by our strategy that I did not even notice how. -- You know they're too deep at every position that under the circumstances. I'm even Agassi did about it as best as they could knowing that Melo is not gonna sign an extension he didn't wanna stay in Denver but at the same time they've got to make another move me who's going to be on the meet again next year mean many arm whomever of whoever is needs -- big got a lot of role playing guys and even with the great George Karl Lester coach. They're gonna struggled to be a consistent playoff contender. I think for years to come and estimate by the move. It would be a success story even sneak into the -- yet this year we appreciate the insight is always. That is gonna do it for this edition of in the paint don't forget foxsports.com. Actually covered for all your basketball needs for Marcus I'm -- Will see you next.