Sport NBA trade rumors: Trail Blazers want Carmelo Anthony for themselves

00:45  17 july  2017
00:45  17 july  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Knicks, Rockets expected to resume talks around Carmelo Anthony trade

  Knicks, Rockets expected to resume talks around Carmelo Anthony trade Talks between the Knicks and Rockets to send Carmelo Anthony to Houston are expected to heat up since New York landed Tim Hardaway Jr.Many of the pieces appear to be in place for the trade to happen. According to the report, the Rockets want Anthony; ‘Melo is willing to waive his no-trade clause to play with Chris Paul and James Harden; and the Knicks do not envision Anthony and Hardaway being on the court together.

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Houston and New York were reportedly trying to get at least one other team, but probably two, to help get a trade done for Carmelo Anthony, and it is now reportedly known who they were trying to get to help them get that deal done.

The Trail Blazers were apparently one of those teams they were recruiting to take Melo off the Knicks' hands. However, according to ESPN, the Trail Blazers now have no desire to help Melo make his way to Houston. They actually want him in Portland for themselves.

"One team that New York and Houston had hoped would facilitate a multiteam trade for Anthony, the Portland Trail Blazers, plans to participate in a deal for Anthony only if he decides to expand his no-trade clause to include them, league sources told ESPN."

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony interested in Rockets, confident deal will get done

  NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony interested in Rockets, confident deal will get done Anthony's camp is confident a deal will be completed before the start of the season. According to ESPN.com, Anthony is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join Chris Paul and James Harden. The report also says the Knicks do not imagine a scenario where Hardaway is sharing the floor with Anthony this fall. Which is fine by Anthony and his possible future Houston teammates. Kenny Smith on the #RocketsSummer broadcast, when asked about "reports" of Carmelo wanting Houston: "They aren't reports. He IS interested.

NBA basketball news, rumors on RealGM.com. The New York Knicks remain motivated to trade away Carmelo Anthony and they are engaged with the Houston Rockets. With the Knicks not wanting to take back the contract of Ryan Anderson, the Knicks and Rockets will likely need to involve a third

According to two people with knowledge of Chandler’s situation, the player who came to Denver as part of the Carmelo Anthony deal six years ago wants to be traded . Portland Trail Blazers Trade Tim Quarterman to Houston Rockets.

The addition of Anthony to the roster would give the Trail Blazers one of the most dynamic scoring tandems in all of the NBA assuming Portland would not have to part ways with either C.J. McCollum or Damian Lillard.

Carmelo Anthony playing for New York Knicks © Getty Images Carmelo Anthony playing for New York Knicks

If they were able to get a deal done, considering the Knicks essentially need the favor of someone taking Anthony's contract off of their books, it is unlikely they would have to give up either one of their dynamic guards.

So the Blazers want Anthony for themselves now, but Anthony has yet to extend his list of teams he'd be willing to go to in a trade to Portland. That is the next essential step for the Blazers if they want to get a hold of Anthony.

Carmelo Anthony to the Blazers? 'I think he's interested,' CJ McCollum says .
So far, Anthony has agreed to trades to two places: Houston and Cleveland. Is Portland next? McCollum hopes so.Speaking to reporters Wednesday at Damian Lillard's basketball camp, Trail Blazers teammate CJ McCollum said Portland is indeed in the mix for Anthony just as ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowksi reported on Saturday.

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