Melo hits game winner against Raptors

The legend of Carmelo Anthony as a Portland Trail Blazer added another chapter Tuesday night in Toronto. In a tied game late in the fourth quarter, Anthony canned the basket that proved to be the game winner. Anthony finished the evening with 28 points.

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Carmelo Anthony out against Timberwolves

Carmelo Anthony will not be available for the Trail Blazers’ game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Saturday night. Melo suffered a knee contusion in the first half of the team’s game Friday night against the Orlando Magic that kept him out of the second half. Since being signed by the Blazers earlier this season, Anthony, for the most part, has played pretty good basketball, averaging 16.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

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Melo throws down oop

Carmelo Anthony continues to impress since signing with the Portland Trail Blazers, which also already been more successful than the cup of coffee he had with the Houston Rockets last season. He’s averaged 16.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists since signing with the Blazers, and even got into a defensive stance one time. The 35-year-old has gotten above the rim a few times, showing there may be something left in those legs yet. Here is he calling for and catching an alley-oop from Gary Trent Jr.

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Carmelo Anthony’s contract now guaranteed

Carmelo Anthony’s contract is now guaranteed for the rest of this season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. In eight games with the Portland Trail Blazers, Anthony is averaging 16.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.8 on 44.8% from the floor in 31.0 minutes per contest.

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Chris Haynes’ article on Carmelo Anthony criticism over POTW award

Here is a fine article from Chris Haynes discussing Carmelo Anthony’s dismissal of his critics. https://sports.yahoo.com/melo-on-player-of-the-week-criticism-ive-come-too-far-to-start-listening-to-that-bull-202526603.html

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Carmelo Anthony to Trail Blazers

Carmelo Anthony is back in the NBA. The ten-time All-Star agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony, was boasts a career scoring average of 24 points per game, last appeared in an NBA game in November 2018 when he averaged 13.4 during his ten games with the Houston Rockets. The Trail Blazers have stumbled out of the gates to a 4-8 start are thin and at and need production out of their frontcourt, in lieu of the injury to…

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James Ennis still feels Rockets will defeat Warriors

James Ennis certainly appears to not lack for confidence. One of the recent additions to the Houston Rockets has no doubt that his team can defeat the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Here is what Ennis said to Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic: I have a chip on my shoulder. I have a lot to prove. So this year,coming in, I’m just really focused on just being the player I can be and being someone Coach can put in at anytime and help. [We have] a lot of power. A…

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Chris Paul and Melo work out together

A reading of the NBA tea leaves seems to have Carmelo Anthony being a part of the Houston Rockets in the not-to-distant future. According to Marc Stein of The New York Times: Carmelo Anthony is planning to sign with the Houston Rockets upon clearing waivers in coming days, according to two people with knowledge of his plans. Anthony is unlikely to become a free agent before next week, at the earliest, because his pending trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks could take several days to be…

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Melo to sign with Houston after Atlanta buyout

Carmelo Anthony appears to be headed to Houston. He will reportedly sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets as soon as he is released by the Atlanta Hawks and clears waivers after his trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder. The New York Times’ Marc Stein reported “the Hawks have pledged to release Anthony once the trade is complete.” Stein also reports: Rockets officials have been operating under the strong belief that Anthony will soon be Houston-bound since meeting with him face-to-face during summer-league play in Las Vegas earlier…

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Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three team deal

The Carmelo Anthony experience in Oklahoma City is finally at an end. That is because the former All-Star was dealt to the Atlanta Hawks in a three team trade. The three-way swap involved the Thunder, Hawks and 76ers. Here’s how it breaks down: The Hawks get: F Carmelo and G/F Justin Anderson Oklahoma City receives: PG Dennis Schröder and G/F Timothé Lusaka-Cabarrot Philadelphia gets: F/C Mike Muscala The Hawks’ plan to waive Anthony making him an unrestricted free agent. Oklahoma City has agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony and a protected…

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