The Houston Rockets will release star Carmelo Anthony after he played just 10 games with the team. Anthony averaged 13.4 points per game in his brief stint.
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The brief stop of Carmelo Anthony with the Houston Rockets is over, confirmed the team on Thursday.
After playing only 10 regular season games, Anthony, a 10-time All-Star forward, will part with the team.
“After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward a resolution,” Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said in a statement. “Carmelo had a tremendous approach during his time with the Rockets and accepted every role head coach Mike D’Antoni gave him. The fit we envisioned when Carmelo chose to sign with the Rockets has not materialized, therefore we thought it was best to move on as any other outcome would have been unfair to him.”
Sources told ESPN that the Rockets have no plans to waive Anthony immediately and will continue to allow its representatives to survey the marketplace for a landing place that has been an ongoing process in recent days.