Carmelo Anthony finalizing deal to re-sign with the Blazers

Carmelo AnthonyPhoto: Getty Image/Cameron Browne

Carmelo Anthony is finalizing a deal to remain with the Portland Trail Blazers for another season.

As Shams Charania of The Athletic reports, Anthony wanted to return to the Blazers after a successful performance in the 2019/20 season.

Anthony, who received interest from several teams in offseason, averaged 15.4 points and 6.3 rebounds for Portland last season.

Anthony wanted to show loyalty to the Trail Blazers, who gave him his opportunity to return to the NBA last season. He understands what to expect in Portland, where he will play a key role on a potential contender.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 21, 2020 Previous articleJeff Green leaves Rockets to join the Brooklyn Nets

Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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