By opting out of his contract with the Knicks on Monday, Carmelo Anthony chummed the waters for the NBA's annual offseason feeding frenzy. Since then, speculation about Melo's future—along with those of LeBron James and Kevin Love—has run rampant. But, according to Chris Broussard's sources, Carmelo Anthony is at least focusing his search for a possible new team.
Sources: Carmelo Anthony will visit Houston, Dallas and Chicago once teams are allowed to meet with free agents on July 1— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 25, 2014
The recruiting campaign in Chicago has already begun, where—for better or worse—R. Kelly is leading the charge.
To be fair, R. Kelly has every reason to pull out all of the stops. Given Houston's purported, wildly ambitious offseason plans, there could be a techtonic shift in the NBA around the corner.
Rockets clearing cap room to make run at LeBron or Melo. With James Harden as potential sign&trade, they could land both to team w/Dwight— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 26, 2014
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