As the trade chatter on Carmelo Anthony’s potential addition to the Houston Rockets intensifies, the team’s veteran center, Nene, added more fuel to the fire with his latest Instagram post.
It was a photo of the New York Knicks forward in a Rockets uniform which Nene posted, and deleted, which drew a lot of reactions and comments from his followers.
In the age where players also perform a huge role in recruiting big names to join their team, the Brazilian international’s latest social media activity can be considered as his way of doing his part.
It has been rumored that the 10-time All-Star is open to be traded to Houston, and form their own version of a “Big 3” together with Chris Paul and James Harden. His last season with the Knicks was still a productive one, but it was no secret that he was unhappy with how he was being treated by the front office, led by former team president Phil Jackson.