The complete trade is actually a three-team trade between the Thunder, Hawks, and the Philadelphia 76ers, with Melo only being a part of that trade. The Thunder get Dennis Schroder and TLC, while the Hawks also get a 2022 first round pick from Houston and Justin Anderson from the Philadelphia 76ers.
Offloading Anthony is expected to ease the Thunder's eye-watering tax bill while allowing the former New York Knick to seek a new challenge after a hard season.
The 34-year-old had a year to forget in Oklahoma City
"That deal would've left $9M-plus on books next three years, so Schroder $15.5M per year becomes bargain - and an asset that could stay or be traded again".
It remains to be seen just how Anthony will fit into the system in Houston, but the two sides appear to be ready to make the pairing official in the coming days.
Making his first appearance back in Houston since being named league MVP, James Harden says Carmelo Anthony would "be a great acquisition" for the Rockets.
The 34-year-old is in the tail end of his career, but this may be his best opportunity at this point to win his NBA title with a team that was just one win away from reaching the NBA Finals. He averaged 16.2 points on 40.4-percent shooting.
Kieran Trippier left the Luzhniki pitch in tears against Croatia but his swift return is a major boost for England . Mario Mandzukic then scored the victor in the 109th minute, crushing English hearts everywhere.
In fact when Mina climbed in Sterling's back in a bid to halt his progress they actually resembled a jockey carrying his horse. Davinson Sanchez has played day-in, day-out against all of the players likely to be in the England starting eleven.
The odds are particularly steep in cases where those parents have already been deported, as the government argued Thursday. The others have left the country or were released, according to Justice Department attorney Sarah Fabian.
What is a duck boat? Duck boats were originally used by the military during World War II and traveled in water and on land. The National Transportation Safety Board said on Twitter that investigators will arrive on the scene Friday morning.
Gao said China would not bow to threats or blackmail and would have to fight back if the USA went ahead and imposed the tariffs . Part of his plan is to radically change how United States trade deals work and to focus on protecting the domestic economy.
According to Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osatanakorn, the rescuers are working on a way to safely get the team out of the cave. They're drilling through rocks to make room for hoses, which have already helped remove more than 31 million gallons of water.
Some analysts have suggested that China could reduce the number of Chinese tourists to the USA and boycott United States services. These include playing down its Made in China 2025 strategy to move up the industrial value chain, which the U.S. has criticised.
Anthony Kennedy's retirement next month will give Trump an opportunity to shift the balance of the Supreme Court to the right. Trump was asked Friday if he plans to ask potential nominees their views on abortion rights and Roe v.
Speakers, TVs, Kleenex in demand on Amazon Prime Day
The company says it gathered more members for the subscription service on July 16 than it has on any previous day in its history. In the late 1990s, two former Amazon employees - a husband and wife team - brought their Welsh corgi, Rufus, to work.
Israel strikes Gaza militant sites, Palestinians fire rockets
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at an Israeli community near the Gaza border in defense of the new limitations. Israel had also announced plans to reduce Gaza's designated fishing zone from six nautical miles off the Gaza Strip to three.
Pogba reveals personal motivation to win World Cup final
They lost the 2016 Euro final 1-0 to Portugal at Stade de France with a roster that included nine holdovers on this year's team. Their playing style may not be attractive, but it was certainly effective and they have made their country very proud.
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic into first semi-final since 2015
But Federer went toe to toe with his buoyant opponent in an epic fifth-set tussle until with the score 11-11 Anderson pounced. Djokovic is a three-time victor at Wimbledon , having won the title in 2011, 2014 and 2015. "I think that's not fair".
Donald Trump gifts Kim Jong-un with Elton John ‘Rocket Man’ CD
President Donald Trump used to taunt North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as " Little Rocket Man " for his frequent missile tests. After his talks with North Korea, Mr Pompeo is due to fly on to Tokyo to brief his Japanese and South Korean counterparts.
China: 'We're Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs'
Those tariffs, including the set that will take effect on Friday, are aimed mostly at industrial goods and technology. China is expected to retaliate with tariffs on $34 billion of U.S. goods, including soya beans.
Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity
While the study represents an median view of coffee drinking habits, it is encouraging reading for lovers of the toasted bean. Overall, coffee drinkers were about 10 percent to 15 percent less likely to die than abstainers during a decade of follow-up.
German deal to handle migrants faces potential veto
As the CDU and CSU parties hunkered down in Berlin and Munich, leaders on both sides sought to clarify what was a stake. To save her coalition, Merkel agreed to build transit camps for refugees trying to cross into Germany from Austria .