When asked about his future, Carmelo Anthony said after Saturday's loss to the Lakers that he feels that Portland is the best fit for him.
"I pray that it can be Portland. I think I’ve found a home here. At this point in my career, I think that’s the best fit for me," Anthony, who will be an unrestricted free agent, said. "Whenever you find a situation that’s comfortable and allows you to be who you are, you want to try to stay in that situation." Anthony fit in well with the Blazers, playing the four before the season was paused in March and then shifting to small forward in the bubble. That may bode well for him when it comes to staying in Portland, but there are other factors to consider. Trevor Ariza, whose decision to opt out of the bubble opened up the small forward role, will be back in the fold and so will Zach Collins. Collins' season came to a premature end due to an ankle injury, and he'll be the starting power forward when healthy. Aug 30 12:32 am (EST)
- Carmelo Anthony tallied 27 points (9-of-16 FGs, 6-of-7 FTs), seven rebounds, one assist and three 3-pointers in 40 minutes Saturday vs. the Lakers.
- Carmelo Anthony accounted for 20 points (9-of-20 FGs), six rebounds, two assists, four steals, one blocked shot and two 3-pointers in 42 minutes Saturday vs. the Lakers.
- On a night when Damian Lillard stole all the headlines Carmelo Anthony hit 10-of-17 shots and three 3-pointers for 26 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals in 35 minutes of Tuesday's big 134-131 win over the Mavericks. All Carmelo Anthony News
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