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Blazers teammates Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum had been making an attempt to recruit Anthony, with McCollum saying final month that the New York Knicks veteran was . That is still true, based on Wojnarowski.
“Portland is an fascinating staff on this as a result of C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard have completed a very good job of recruiting Carmelo,” Wojnarowkski informed The Ryen Russillo Present. “That is a sleeper staff on this to get Carmelo to waive his no-commerce as a result of I am informed they’ve piqued Carmelo’s curiosity on the very least.”
To go anyplace, Anthony would wish to waive the aforementioned no-commerce clause given to him by former Knicks president Phil Jackson in 2014. Anthony reportedly is most in becoming a member of the large-market Houston Rockets and shut good friend Chris Paul, though Portland might be an intriguing match basketball-clever.
The Blazers would have challenges of their very own nevertheless in acquiring Anthony. The staff is capped out and would in all probability want to maneuver inflated contracts similar to these belonging to Evan Turner and Meyers Leonard so as to take action.