Report: Carmelo Anthony Traded to Hawks in Three-Team Deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder are sending Carmelo Anthony and a lottery protected 2022 first round pick to the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team deal that includes point guard Dennis Schroder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Melo will be waived and the Rockets are frontrunners to sign him in free agency. Oklahoma City has agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony […]

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Report: Rockets Emerge as ‘Strong Frontrunners’ To Get Carmelo Anthony

The Houston Rockets have emerged as “strong frontrunners” to get Carmelo Anthony once he is no longer with Oklahoma City, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania: The Houston Rockets have emerged as strong frontrunners to acquire Carmelo Anthony once he is free from Oklahoma City, league sources tell Yahoo. Anthony also has considered Miami. — […]

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Report: Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony

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The Rockets are determined to sign Carmelo Anthony after his impending departure from the Thunder, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Once a free agent, Carmelo will consider joining the Rockets and Miami Heat, per Woj. Rockets lose two forwards now — including Ariza — from NBA’s best regular season team. Houston is detemined to sign Carmelo […]

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Report: Carmelo Anthony Plans To Opt-In To Contract

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Carmelo Anthony plans to opt-in to the final year of his contract worth $27.9 million with the Thunder, according to the NYT‘s Marc Stein. During his final interview with media last season, Anthony, 34, said OKC didn’t have a plan to utilize his talents this season. Carmelo Anthony does not intend to opt out of his […]

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Dwight: Russell Westbrook Should Have Sacrificed More

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Dwight Howard thinks that Russell Westbrook didn’t do enough to involve Paul George and Carmelo Anthony this season. While guesting on ESPN’s Get Up, Howard said that Westbrook should have sacrificed the most among the Thunder‘s Big Three. Which player should have done the most sacrificing among the Thunder’s Big Three? Dwight: “I would say Russ. […]

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SLAM’s Top 100 Players Of All-Time: 100-51

Making a list like the one we put together for this magazine (and that will now be released on this website) is tough. There’s no pleasing everybody, and more often than not, it feels like there’s no pleasing anybody. That’s fine, of course—ultimately the point is that you enjoy the explanations and images and debate […]

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Carmelo: Thunder Had ‘No Strategy To Me Being Here’

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Carmelo Anthony says the Thunder didn’t have a plan to utilize his talents this season. During his exit interview, Carmelo said OKC’s roster was just “thrown together” at the last minute, adding, “It wasn’t no strategy to me being here” (starting at 6:27): “I think the player that they wanted me to be and needed […]

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Carmelo Anthony On If He’d Come Off The Bench: ‘That’s Out Of The Question’

During his exit interview on Saturday, forward Carmelo Anthony was asked whether he would consider coming off the bench going forward, via ESPN‘s Royce Young: Melo asked about possibly coming off the bench: “I’m not sacrificing no bench role. So that’s out of the question.” — Royce Young (@royceyoung) April 28, 2018 Anthony, who averaged […]

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Carmelo Anthony ‘Looking Forward to Not Planning Vacations’

Melo hasn’t played in the postseason since 2013.

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Post Up: Anthony Davis and Kevin Durant Duel as Playoff Race Tightens

Bucks 115 (43-27), Knicks 102 (28-52) The Knicks struggled to find a consistent offensive spark as Tim Hardaway Jr. sat out with a left ankle sprain; meanwhile, the Bucks were able to overcome the absences of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Malcolm Brogdon as all five of their starters scored in double-digits. Eric Bledsoe led the way […]

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