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The Rockets are going all-in on odd Carmelo Anthony plan

11 July, 2018, 02:26 | Author: Carla Brady
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But Anthony has averaged 24.1 points and shot 44.9 percent in 15 National Basketball Association seasons and has been one of the NBA's premier scorers of the past 20 years. Anthony is likely to become a free agent even if he is traded, as his new team would likely waive him.

The Thunder are working on trade scenarios where Anthony, 34, would be moved as an expiring contract and be waived, becoming a free agent once his $27.9 million 2017-18 salary clears waivers.

Multiple reports on Sunday said Rockets guard Chris Paul wants Anthony, a good friend of his, to join the Rockets, while Anthony is also believed to have interest in joining LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Clint Capela played an important role in the Houston Rockets coming within one win of reaching the 2018 NBA Finals, but it's still uncertain whether he'll return to the Western Conference's No. 1 seed from last season.




The departure appears to be the another domino to fall in the Rockets' impending pursuit of Carmelo Anthony, who is expected to receive a buyout of his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the signing Monday.

For the season, Green averaged 2.7 3-pointers made in 22.7 minutes per game. Anthony is now in the twilight of his career, barely shooting 40 percent from the field with the Thunder a year ago and averaging a career low in points while putting in his usual effort, or lack thereof, on defense.

"He is an elite competitor, tenacious defender, and a very effective offensive player, who fits the identity of our organization and the profile of a tough, serious player that is committed to winning".

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