NBA Basketball

Carmelo Anthony to sign with Blazers

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A person familiar with the details says Carmelo Anthony is returning to the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers.

The 10-time All-Star hasn't played since a short stint with the Houston Rockets ended a little more than a year ago after just 10 games. But the Blazers hope there is still enough game left in the 35-year-old forward to help them overcome a 4-8 start.

Anthony's deal with Portland was confirmed to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because it has not been announced. It was first reported by, which said that Anthony would join the team on its upcoming road trip.


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