NBA Rumors: Is a Carmelo Anthony Trade to the Houston Rockets Likely?

August 19th, 2010 by Patrick Harrel Leave a reply »
Over the last few months, while the Rockets appear to have been building what should amount to a fairly strong team that will likely make the playoffs, it has become abundantly clear that the Rockets lack a true star that can make them true contenders for the Western Conference and NBA title. 

Fortunately enough, a certain Carmelo Anthony is reportedly available, and perhaps even better, he listed the Rockets as a team he'd be willing to sign an extension with, the first first reported interest by a legitimate star in joining the Rockets in a very long time. 

After getting their hopes up with the prospect of bringing Chris Bosh to Houston, Rockets fans are a bit more cynical this time around with the chance to acquire a star player. While the stars seem to be aligning for a Carmelo sighting in Houston, realistically how good are the Rockets' odds of nabbing him?

From the Rockets end, the odds at least look very good that Morey will make a strong push to go after him, as he has been talking about the "next star" that the Rockets must acquire to challenge the Lakers out West.

Morey values two types of contracts more than any o ...

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