Rumors are circulating about a possible trade between the Pistons and the Nuggets. Stephen A. Smith reports that the Nuggets are looking to get Antonio McDyess and Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson.
Yea? Why not? The only thing this means to me is that the Celtics will now play Allen Iverson, probably in the playoffs. I've always wanted to like Chauncey, and now that he's not a Boston rival, I'll have that opportunity. Keep an eye on this trade as it is not finalized yet.
The Nuggets and Pistons have agreed in principle on a trade that will send Allen Iverson to Detroit and Chauncey Billups, Antonio McDyess and Cheikh Samb to Denver, sources have told ESPN.
DP Starts here:
I love this move. Detroit's offense was sometimes docile and unable to score if their lives depended on it and their teams window has been all but shut. However, with this Iverson move it makes them a scary team offensively and defensively. Chauncey Billups is no longer Mr. Big Shot and isn't the perennial point guard he once was. Allen Iverson keeps the defensive intensity with his on-the-ball defense and becomes Detroit's score at will player. I like it.
As for the Nuggets:
They already got rid of Camby and they needed to get rid of Iverson if they wanted to be a serious contender. With a team that had Iverson, Melo, JR Smith, Kenyon Martin scoring wasn't a problem. Now that they move Iverson and get a true point guard I expect the Nuggets to be more solid on both ends of the floor as well as in the locker room.