Melo officially signs with Blazers, will reportedly be activated Tuesday
Carmelo Anthony is officially headed for the Pacific Northwest. The Portland Trail Blazers announced the signing of the veteran forward Tuesday, five days after reports suggested Anthony was inking a non-guaranteed contract with the team.He will be activated for Tuesday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Yahoo's Chris Haynes reports.Anthony's deal will be worth $2.15 million if he remains with the team past the NBA's roster guarantee date of Jan. 10, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.
George backs Melo 's style of play: 'Let him hoop'. PG 13 reflects on Melo 's impact on him (2:06). Paul George explains how much of an impact Carmelo Anthony had on his career and the NBA as a whole. " It means a lot ," Anthony said. "But, also, the real ones know what's going on. It 's not them.
I really appreciate you thinking of me, and you couldn't have chosen a more perfect present for me. Again, thanks very much. I really appreciate your taking the time out of your busy schedule to speak with me, and your insights into my current project. I plan to implement many of your suggestions, and
star recently defended after the forward was for a subpar season debut in mid-November.
Anthony expressed appreciation for his ex-teammate's comments after the two clubs met Tuesday at the Staples Center.
"It means a lot," the 10-time All-Star told reporters postgame, including. "But also, the real ones know what's going on. It's not them. I never had issues with any of my colleagues saying anything about me. It's the narratives that surround the game of basketball, the opinions that everybody has. All of these cameras have their opinion.
Melo thankful for opportunity: Greatest feeling 'was to feel wanted'
The start of Carmelo Anthony's Portland Trail Blazers tenure wasn't ideal, but postgame the 12-time All-Star felt thankful for the opportunity. "The greatest feeling of all was to feel wanted by a group of guys who believe in me and my talent and what I can bring to the game," Anthony said, according to Joe Freeman of The Oregonian. "It wasn’t just the players. It was the coaching staff. They really showed a strong level of belief in me and what I can still do."Anthony started at power forward against the New Orleans Pelicans. The veteran forward didn't waste time getting on the board, hitting a 3-pointer just 1:10 into the contest on his second shot attempt.
It means a lot to me and I will continue trying to work to the best of my abilities. Thank you so much for the promotion and for having faith in me. I feel very grateful to have a boss who appreciates and values her employees.
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"So it's those things that come into play, which can easily allow somebody to get down on themselves and want to give up and want to not be motivated. I was against all of that. I stayed with it. I stayed motivated. I pushed myself."
Anthony was recentlythe Western Conference's Player of the Week after averaging 22.3 points, 7.7 boards, and 2.7 assists as the Blazers posted a 3-0 record.
The 35-year-old has brought stability to the four-spot after Portland's thin frontcourt depth forced the team to rotate through a combination of, , and .
But even with Anthony thriving once again, George doesn't want people jumping to conclusions just as they did a month ago.
"I'm not going to be happy with (the criticism), with how they tried to shoot him down when he first started," George said. "I am not going to be happy now that he's playing well and they want to be on his side. He is going to have a long season. Let him play. Let him hoop."
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