According the source, the Knicks are still hopeful Anthony eventually will expand his wish list beyond the Rockets — with the Trail Blazers, Cavaliers, Thunder and Pelicans holding interest. The source said the Knicks brass has told Anthony he needs to do so because they are unwilling to make a “bad trade” — and he seemed to understand the team’s position.
December 16, 2017 | 8:57 pm EST Update
Michael Scotto: I asked Russell Westbrook what reception he expects for Carmelo Anthony. He replied, “I suppose all cheers, in my opinion. He gave all he gave to New York. He’s done an amazing job of representing New York very well. I’m pretty sure the people here understand and know that.”
Jon Krawczynski: Thibs on Crawford working through things: “Everyone has to sacrifice for the team.” Mentioned Dieng, KAT, Butler, Wiggins all sacrificing. “It’s based on the team. The team has to play well.”