Melo Out

Rockets are moving on from Carmelo Anthony

Rockets are moving on from Carmelo Anthony
The Melo experiment is over. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

The Houston Rockets have officially parted ways with Carmelo Anthony. In a statement released by the Houston Rockets, Morey says the fit the team envisioned has "not materialized."

“After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward a resolution,” said Morey.  “Carmelo had a tremendous approach during his time with the Rockets and accepted every role head coach Mike D’Antoni gave him. The fit we envisioned when Carmelo chose to sign with the Rockets has not materialized, therefore we thought it was best to move on as any other outcome would have been unfair to him.”

Not only did Anthony struggle on the defensive end, he struggled offensively going only 4-20 and scoring only 10 points in his last two games as a Rocket. His agents are actively looking for new opportunities for the future Hall of Famer.

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In the video above, Rich Eisen reacts to Caserio's presser and projects how the season will play out for the Texans with Diggs added to the team. Let's just say he's bullish on the Texans.

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