Schmeelk: Howard Trade Too Good To Be True For Nets

July 9, 2012 12:00 AM

Schmeelk: Howard Trade Too Good To Be True For Nets
By John Schmeelk » More Columns

" I can’t believe what I’m reading. The Magic are really going to trade the best (by far) center in the NBA for Brook Lopez, bad players, and three or four first round picks that will all be in the mid to late twenties? Is this really happening? Is there some kind of hallucinogen being pumped into the Magic front office? If this trade goes down, police officers should actually head to downtown Brooklyn and arrest Billy King for Grand Larceny.

For a moment let’s compare this to what other teams got for their stars in similar situations:

Carmelo Anthony trade: Raymond Felton (turned into Andre Miller), Danilo Gallinari (starter), Wilson Chandler (borderline starter), Timofey Mozgov (good backup center) and a 2014 first round pick "

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