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Traded stars CP3, Melo, George make debuts

1:31 AM ET Tim MacMahon Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Royce Young Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for ESPN.com TULSA, Okla. — A fresh era officially started for three of the NBA’s stars on Tuesday night at Tulsa’s BOK Center, as Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Chris Paul made their preseason debuts for their new teams following offseason trades. Those three were the headliners in the Houston Rockets‘ ...

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Melo escapes New York, leaving behind a complicated legacy

2:24 PM ET A few weeks into the 2014-15 season, a handwritten message appeared on the whiteboard in the New York Knicks‘ locker room. “The pain that you have been feeling can’t compare to the joy that’s coming … Romans 8:18.” The message was designed to give hope to a Knicks team in the opening stages of a free fall, but the words take on a new meaning now for Carmelo Anthony as he heads to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-rounder. It’s ...

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Sources: Knicks agree to trade Melo to OKC

3:00 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) to New York, league sources said. Anthony, 33, will waive his no-trade clause and his $ 8.1 million trade kicker to accommodate the deal, league sources told ESPN. A trade call is scheduled for Monday to finalize the deal with the league ...

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Sources: Melo has Cavs on wish list of teams

9:11 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, has delivered the New York Knicks an expanded list of teams — including the Cleveland Cavaliers — with which he’d be willing to waive his no-trade clause, league sources told ESPN. After the Knicks insisted that they were unable to make a deal with the Houston Rockets, his primary trade destination, Anthony and his representatives honored New York’s request and furnished at least two more teams within the past 10 days, league sources told ESPN. One of the known ...

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Sources: Melo still counting on deal to Rockets

9:53 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN As New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry pursue a meeting with Carmelo Anthony in the coming days, league sources told ESPN the 10-time All-Star is counting on the franchise to carry out its previously agreed upon mandate to trade him to the Houston Rockets. Whatever stance a post-Phil Jackson front office is taking now, Anthony expects the Knicks to resume trade talks soon and honor the franchise’s long-standing goal to rebuild without Anthony, league sources said. All-Star guard James Harden ...

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Sources: Knicks put Melo trade talks on hold

9:51 PM ET Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News Adrian Wojnarowski The New York Knicks are pausing trade talks centered on Carmelo Anthony and want to pursue a conversation with the 10-time NBA All-Star about possibly reincorporating him into the organization, league sources told ESPN. After talking with the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers for nearly a month to help engineer deals for Anthony, the Knicks told both teams that they’re stepping back from trade talks for ...

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Sources: Knicks, Rockets working on Melo deal

11:39 AM ET ESPN.com news services The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are working on multiple trade scenarios involving Carmelo Anthony, including some that include four teams, sources have told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Both sides are motivated to make a trade, but no agreement is imminent, sources told Wojnarowski. The Rockets have been persistent in their pursuit of Anthony, who is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston, league sources told Wojnarowski earlier this offseason. Let’s block ads! (Why?) www.espn.com – ...

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Melo open to Rockets, Cavs trade, sources say

1:42 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, is open to waiving his no-trade clause to join the Houston Rockets or Cleveland Cavaliers should those teams create a pathway to a deal with the New York Knicks, league sources told ESPN. Houston has been proactive in pursuing possible trade scenarios for Anthony lately, though its discussions around the league have yet to gain traction on a deal, league sources told ESPN. The arrival of All-Star guard Chris Paul to join MVP runner-up James Harden has catapulted the ...

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Melo: ASG weekend 'therapy' after Knicks drama

7:59 PM ET All-Star Carmelo Anthony sees this weekend in New Orleans as “therapy” and a “break” from the drama surrounding both himself and the Knicks organization. Speaking with reporters there Saturday, Anthony seemed generally torn about his future with the Knicks, who have talked to at least three teams in recent weeks about potential trades involving their star. Anthony was asked Saturday how he envisions the rest of the season playing out. His answer revealed a player well aware of potential trade possibilities. With the NBA’s trade deadline looming, ...

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Melo to replace injured Love in All-Star Game

10:26 PM ET New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been selected as the injury replacement for Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love for Sunday’s All-Star Game in New Orleans, the NBA said Wednesday. Sources told ESPN.com that Anthony accepted the invite from NBA commissioner Adam Silver earlier in the day, after Silver offered him the spot on the Eastern Conference roster. This will mark Anthony’s 10th All-Star nod. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Kevin Love played at least three games with a knee injury that required arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday. ...

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