Age: 34 Height: 6-8 Weight: 240 lbs School: Syracuse
After cutting ties with Michael Carter-Williams and Carmelo Anthony, the Houston Rockets traded guard Brandon Knight and center Marquese Chriss to Cleveland in a three-team deal which landed them guard Iman Shumpert. Houston also lost its 2019 first round draft pick in the complex transaction. The
At what point does a future Hall of Famer stop being interesting? Carmelo Anthony must be inching toward that time if he's not already there. He flamed out with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets the past two seasons, exiting each spot via trade followed by a release shortly thereafter
Several players across the league either have been waived or are expected to be waived, which will create an influx of free agents now free to sign with any team in the league. And, as long as they're waived by March 1, they are eligible to compete int he playoffs. While more moves across the league are likely to go down, here's a look at some of the best available players left after Thursday's trade deadline.
The New York Knicks have waived Enes Kanter and Wesley Matthews, allowing them to sign with other teams for a playoff run. The Knicks were unable to find a trade before Thursday's deadline for Kanter, their former starting center who had fallen out of the rotation altogether with New York having the worst record in the league and focusing on its younger players. The center from Turkey was acquired from Oklahoma City in the Carmelo Anthony trade in September 2017 and averaged 14 points and 10.8 rebounds in 115 games over two seasons.
What do Carmelo Anthony, James Ennis, Marquese Chriss, Michael Carter-Williams and Brandon Knight have in common? All five are now former Rockets, which is a public acknowledgment that the team's past offseason didn't go exactly as planned. Credit to Daryl Morey for upgrading that disappointing