But now, it sounds like Anthony will be searching for a new team very shortly, per The New York Times' Marc Stein.
Anthony has had a couple of good games, but overall he has been a poor fit for Rockets.
That hasn't been the case at all, though, as Carmelo Anthony has been a negative to the team when he's been on the floor. The reality is that Anthony is a below-replacement level player and he doesn't seem to want to play within the system that Mike D'Antoni has set for this team.More news: Boeing warns pilots about 'angle of attack' sensors after 737 MAX crash
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Despite general manager Daryl Morey decrying speculation about Anthony's future as "unfair", the Rockets could place Anthony on waivers as soon as Monday. The Rockets are now a far cry from the team that came within a game of reaching the NBA Finals and ousting the Golden State Warriors.
The Rockets signed Anthony to a one-year deal for the veterans minimum of $2.4 million after he received a buyout from the Atlanta Hawks. "I understand it he's obviously a Hall of Famer". Clark has become a favorite of D'Antoni, earning the bulk of the minutes that were expected to go to Anthony.
"What he was doing, Melo's been great", D'Antoni said.
The former Knicks All-Star has averaged just 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game off the bench for the Rockets this season. "Like I said, we'll see what happens".