Knicks, Rockets working on Carmelo Anthony trade scenarios

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  1. J.R.

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    http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/...king-multiple-carmelo-anthony-trade-scenarios

    No deal was imminent Wednesday, but the Knicks and Rockets are confident that they have a willing third-team trade partner incorporated into the framework, the sources said.

    The fourth team was needed to move a particular player contract that neither the Knicks nor Rockets could or would accept in the deal, league sources said.

    Anthony, 33, has two years and $54 million left on his contract.

    The complexities of including multiple teams and assets in a deal creates time-consuming challenges, and there's no guarantee that a deal can be reached.

    Nevertheless, New York has been pushing hard to unload Anthony in the recent weeks, although it hasn't necessarily changed an asking price that makes the deal a challenge for Houston, league sources said. The Knicks aren't interested in the Rockets' older players and big contracts, so new teams have to be brought into the deal to find a way to satisfy the Knicks.

    Anthony is willing to waive his no-trade clause for a deal to the Rockets or Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources said. The Cavaliers haven't abandoned pursuit of Anthony, league sources said.

    Houston moved to the top of Anthony's list of preferred destinations with the arrival of close friend and All-Star guard Chris Paul to join MVP runner-up James Harden.

    Through 14 NBA seasons, Anthony, a 10-time All-Star, has averaged nearly 25 points a game. He has played the past seven seasons with the Knicks, who say they're committed to rebuilding around Kristaps Porzingis and younger players.

    The Knicks front office has been privately saying that the organization's marching orders are now focusing on players 25 years old and younger, league sources said.
     
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    RELEVANT MELO NEWS

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    Mauri really trying
     
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    It's going to be a 20 team trade by the end of this week...

    NYK, y u so stubborn?
     
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    "No agreement imminent"

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    "No Agreement Imminent"

    Killing me Woj
     
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    Knew it was legit asap because jr was op. Dudes got serious cachet. He is the eoj of our forum haha
     
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    Knicks, Rockets, Blazers and Suns! Like I said yesterday!
     
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    It's no wonder Rachel Nichols is so impressed. Amazing stamina.
     
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    We are about to get freaking Carmelo Anthony for Ryan Anderson.

    The GAWD GM...
     
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    Four team deal? All this for old ass Melo? C'mon now just release him or trade him for something reasonable... nobody would even trade a bag of chips for Melo last season
     
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    Woj bomb.....
     
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    Woj tweeting just to tweet
     
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    Hopefully The Potato can pass on which other two teams are involved.
     
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    Looks like we're gonna have to wait a little longer..
     
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