The 10-time All-Star is expected to join the
Houston Rockets for the veteran minimum contract of $2.4
The Rockets created a roster opening on Wednesday by trading
forward Chinanu Onuaku and cash to the Dallas Mavericks for a
second-round draft pick in 2020. Onuaku played in six NBA games
over the past two seasons and averaged 3.0 points and 2.3
Anthony was waived by the Atlanta Hawks on Monday. He has
recently been working out with Houston stars James Harden and
Anthony, who is entering his 16th NBA season, has a career
scoring average of 24.1 points per game with the Denver Nuggets,
New York Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder. Last season, he
averaged a career-low 16.2 points in 32.1 minutes in his lone
season for the Thunder.
The Hawks acquired Anthony on July 25 as part of a three-team
transaction, with Atlanta also receiving a protected 2022
first-round draft pick from the Thunder and Justin Anderson from
the Philadelphia 76ers. To complete the trade, the Hawks traded
Mike Muscala to Philadelphia and Dennis Schröder to Oklahoma
City, and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot moved from Philadelphia to
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