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Are the Nets "Working Hardest" To Get Carmelo Anthony?

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Ken Berger of CBS Sports, who's written extensively about Carmelo Anthony's dissatisfaction with Denver, updated his report of Wednesday night to quote a source "involved in the process" saying, the Nets "are working the hardest to get a deal done."

Critical to any such deal, he wrote earlier, are the Nets' willingness to give up Derrick Favors, the 76ers' willingness to give up Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets willingness to give up on Anthony.  In one scenario he proposes, the Nets would get Anthony, the 76ers Favors and Devin Harris and the Nuggets Iguoudala. Now, he notes "Thorn is said to have reservations about such a deal, which has yet to rise to the level of discussion among the teams." It's hard to tell how much of this is speculation since Denver is still believed to be rebuffing any offers for Anthony until he definitively tells them he wants out.  

So it's mostly internal discussions. Berger does write that and the Nuggets brass "is beginning to examine which teams would have the most attractive combination of young players, draft picks and expiring contracts to complete a deal. And the team currently viewed by people close to the situation as having the most realistic chance of putting together a blockbuster, perhaps multi-team deal for Anthony is the New Jersey Nets."