One year after the Houston Rockets thought they had a deal in place for then-New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, they are back at it again this offseason. Thus, Anthony's one-year, $27.9 million expiring contract could be enticing for a team looking to part with long-term contracts, even if the team can't fully carve out $27.9 million in space.
Tim MacMahon of ESPN reported an update on the negotiations between the Rockets and Capela, who's a restricted free agent.
After failing to secure a trade for Anthony last summer, the Rockets will have the opportunity to sign Melo again.More news: How have Three Lions reached the semi finals?
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But Houston, the Lakers and Miami are all said to be keen on signing Anthony if, as expected, he comes a free agent. Wade also remains a possibility for that exception if he chooses to play.
He failed to earn an All-Star nod for the first time since 2008-09, though his 169 3-pointers made set a new career high.
Green originally signed with the Rockets on December 28, 2017 and averaged 12.1 points over the remainder of the season. The 11-year National Basketball Association journeyman has also played for the Celtics, Timberwolves, Mavericks, Nets, Pacers, Suns and Heat.
Worryingly, his presence on the court saw the Thunder's team plus/minus rating slide to negative 14.3 during the playoffs. He is coming off of a career season, where he averaged 13.9 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks.