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Rockets Trade Carmelo Anthony to Bulls

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The 10-time NBA All-Star will not suit up for Chicago.

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Carmelo Anthony is finally on the move:

As Woj explains, this wasn’t necessarily for the specific reason of getting veteran Kenneth Faried signed in time to play tonight:

Faried had recently agreed to a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets in order to join the Houston Rockets. The Rockets need help down low after losing center Clint Capela for 4-6 weeks with a wrist injury.

As for Anthony, he’ll likely never suit up for the Bulls, and will likely become an unrestricted free agent:

But there is a chance that the Bulls could hold on to him for a couple weeks to see if he has any value on the trade market:

Anyone want to take odds on how soon we’ll see Melo teaming up with LeBron James in purple and gold? If not, would you want him in Portland?