Rockets determined to add Anthony

Rockets determined to add Anthony

Rockets determined to add Anthony

Carmelo Anthony was granted permission by the Oklahoma City Thunder to meet with prospective teams interested in signing him if he becomes a free agent.

The Rockets lost forwards Luc Mbah a Moute to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers and Trevor Ariza to a one-year agreement with the Phoenix Suns.

A league source confirmed the meeting.

In an offseason that was expected to be very quiet for the Heat, signing Anthony would be a fairly welcome surprise.

Anthony's contract, which has one year and $27.9 million remaining, will make a trade more hard, but he is likely to become a free agent even if he is traded, as any team that acquires him would likely waive him.

And 33-year-old Paul, who signed a lucrative four-year $160m extension with the Rockets this summer, is believed to be pressing general manger Daryl Morey to chase Anthony's signature. Wade also remains a possibility for that exception if he chooses to play.

Capela has averaged 10.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in his career.

The Heat have regularly been reported to have interest in Anthony, with particular interest coming from head coach Erik Spoelstra.

Green originally signed with the Rockets on December 28, 2017 and averaged 12.1 points over the remainder of the season.

Unfortunately for Anthony, that Big Three didn't work out; things just didn't really click between the three and the Thunder were eliminated in six games by the upstart Utah Jazz in the first round of the playoffs.

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