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    Carmelo Anthony set to sign one-year, $2.4-M deal with Houston

    Aug 2, 2018
    Carmelo Anthony will wear the same red uniform of James Harden this season.
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    CARMELO Anthony is settling for the minimum at Houston after giving up a lucrative final-year contract at Oklahoma City.

    The All-Star forward was due almost $28 million in the final year of his five-year contract before the Thunder traded him Atlanta in a buyout deal that included that he would be waived.

    Now, he’s set for his move to the Rockets where he will sign a one-year, $2.4-million deal.

    Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that Anthony has passed through waivers from Atlanta on Thursday, Manila time.

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      The 34-year-old Anthony will still get his full $27.9 million salary for the upcoming year, but will make $2.4 million less due to his buyout with the Hawks that will basically return to him once he signs $2.4 million veteran's-minimum deal with his new team.

      Anthony is coming off his worst offensive season, but is suiting up for a potent offensive team in the Rockets bannered by MVP James Harden and Chris Paul.

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      Carmelo Anthony will wear the same red uniform of James Harden this season.
      PHOTO: ap
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