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Sport Carmelo Anthony reportedly won't debut for Portland before Tuesday, missing early Houston reunion

02:55  16 november  2019
02:55  16 november  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Report: Carmelo Anthony returning to NBA with Trail Blazers

  Report: Carmelo Anthony returning to NBA with Trail Blazers After months on the open market and fans clamoring for an NBA return, Carmelo Anthony finally has a new home. NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropped an unexpected Woj Bomb on Thursday night, reporting Anthony has signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Sources: Melo won ' t make debut before Tuesday . Carmelo Anthony isn't expected to make his Portland Trail Blazers debut until Tuesday 's game at New Orleans at the earliest , league sources tell ESPN.

Carmelo Anthony still needs to complete a physical and is not expected to make his Trail Blazers debut before Tuesday 's game at the Pelicans, sources say. Sources: Melo won ' t make debut prior to Tue.

New Portland Trailblazers acquisition Carmelo Anthony won’t make his debut for the team until at least Tuesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday afternoon.

Carmelo Anthony holding a basketball: Carmelo Anthony reportedly will not face his former team this weekend. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)© Provided by Oath Inc. Carmelo Anthony reportedly will not face his former team this weekend. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Anthony still needs to complete his physical in order to finalize his one-year deal with Portland, but could do so Saturday, Wojnarowski added.

Sitting out until Tuesday means Anthony will miss his first chance to play against the Houston Rockets — his former team that cut him a year ago — when the Blazers head to Texas Monday.

Charles Barkley's analysis of Carmelo Anthony joining Trail Blazers is a lot of 'dribble-dribble'

  Charles Barkley's analysis of Carmelo Anthony joining Trail Blazers is a lot of 'dribble-dribble' Charles Barkley's analysis of Carmelo Anthony joining Trail Blazers is a lot of 'dribble-dribble'He’ll join Damian Lillard, all-star guard and early MVP candidate, and CJ McCollum, the 2016 Most Improved Player. If you’re already raising your eyebrows at the amount of ball-handling guards now on the roster, you’re not alone.

Anthony won ’ t make his debut for the Portland Trail Blazers until at least Tuesday when the team takes on the New Orleans Pelicans, according to But Anthony has to complete a physical before the contract is finalized. Anthony last featured in the NBA for the Houston Rockets in November 2018.

Carmelo Anthony will not make his debut with the Portland Trail Blazers until Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans at the earliest , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski

Off to a 4-8 start this season, Portland reportedly signed the 12-time NBA All-Star to a non-guaranteed deal Thursday. Anthony, 35, played in 10 games last season for Houston, averaging 29.4 minutes, 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game before getting released.

He spent the 2017-18 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the prior seven years with the New York Knicks.

Beyond Monday’s matchup, Portland is scheduled to head to Houston again on Jan. 15, then host the Rockets Jan. 29 and March 15. Provided Anthony sticks around, we’re looking forward to the inevitable spice.

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The Internet thinks Carmelo Anthony deserves an apology .
It appears apologies are in order to former Oklahoma City forward, Carmelo Anthony. Or at least, social media seems to think so. Anthony was signed by the Portland Trail Blazers on November 19 of this year, his return to the league one of the bigger stories in the NBA so far this season. 

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