Knicks Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Drawing Trade Interest From Rockets

Despite the firing of team president Phil Jackson early Wednesday morning, the New York Knicks are still looking to trade Carmelo Anthony instead of reaching a buyout agreement.

There hasn't been much interest in Anthony on the trade market, but the Houston Rockets have emerged as a serious suitor, according to ESPN's Tim MacMahon.

Houston is trying to acquire a third star to play alongside Chris Paul and James Harden following their trade for Paul

The Rockets have openly made Ryan Anderson available for a trade, and could include either Eric Gordon, Trevor Ariza or Clint Capela in a deal. They also have all of their first-round picks from 2019 on.

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Anthony averaged 22.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game this past season.

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