The Anthony trade calls for the Thunder to send the high-scoring former All-Star and a lottery-protected 2022 first-round pick to the Hawks in exchange for guard Dennis Schroder. Additionally, Atlanta's Mike Muscala will be sent to the Philadelphia 76ers, who will send Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to OKC, and Justin Anderson to Atlanta. If he signs with the Rockets, he's expected to receive the league's veteran minimum salary of $2.4 million.
The Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to trade Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks last week and once the deal is finalized, the Hawks are expected to place Anthony on waivers.
The embattled star will find his new home in Houston, according to the New York Times' Marc Stein, once he clears waivers.
Robert De Niro In Talks To Join Joaquin Phoenix In Joker Movie
Recent Oscar-winner Frances McDormand was being eyed to play The Joker's mom in the movie, but she is said to have passed. Emma Tillinger Koskoff is producing the WB/Village Roadshow Joker movie, which Richard Baratta is exec producing.
Weekend Box Office Roundup: Equalizer 2 Surprisingly Tops Mamma Mia
The weekend's other big new opener, " Unfriended: Dark Web ", also a sequel, scared up $3.5 million for a ninth-place start. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to comScore.
Rapper Tekashi69 Says Men Forced Him From Car, Stole Jewelry
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was taken to the hospital after he was kidnapped, pistol-whipped and robbed , according to TMZ . They returned to his house, where one guarded him in the auto as the other two entered and stole the jewelry.
Rockets officials have reportedly been assuming Anthony will be heading their way after meeting with him earlier this month in Las Vegas.
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets goes to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 20, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. "Melo's a proven vet". For the 34-year-old Anthony, this will be one of his last, best shots at a title.
There's been a lot of interest in Carmelo Anthony since news broke that he'd be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder.