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Only 2 Teams Appear To Be Serious Options For Carmelo Anthony

carmelo anthony at a thunder press conference

Carmelo Anthony Watch is continuing today. It's starting to look like we could have a resolution at some point in the near future. Here's the latest on what's happening.

The Oklahoma City Thunder were reportedly in meetings all day on Monday, attempting to figure out a solution to their Carmelo Anthony problem. The franchise either wants to buy him out or stretch the rest of his one-year contract, significantly lessening their luxury tax penalties.

Anthony, a 10-time All-Star, is expected to have serious interest on the free agency market. However, only two teams appear to be legitimate options.

The Rockets

Houston is undoubtedly the favorite to land Anthony at this point. The Rockets have lost two key forwards in free agency and are reportedly making Carmelo a focal point moving forward.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski that the Rockets will be making a strong push to land Carmelo once he's available.

The Sixers

Philadelphia appears to be the other serious option. The Lakers have been mentioned, but it doesn't look like Los Angeles will have the roster spot available. The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor reported that Philadelphia could be an option.


A Carmelo Anthony decision should probably be coming soon, once the Thunder and the star forward decide what they're going to do.

Stay tuned.