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Free Agency Diary 2017

Carmelo Anthony Would Waive No-Trade Clause for Rockets

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Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, is open to waiving his no-trade clause to join the Houston Rockets or Cleveland Cavaliers should those teams create a pathway to a deal with the New York Knicks, league sources told ESPN.

Houston has been proactive in pursuing possible trade scenarios for Anthony lately, though its discussions around the league have yet to gain traction on a deal, league sources said.

The arrival of All-Star guard Chris Paul to join MVP runner-up James Harden has catapulted the Rockets into contention for Anthony and established his interest in joining the Rockets, sources said.

Cleveland has remained a preferred destination for Anthony because of the presence of LeBron James.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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