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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the New York Knicks had planned to consider signing free agent forward Carmelo Anthony if they’d been able to acquire multiple stars this offseason.

This past season, Anthony played in 10 games and mostly came off the bench to score 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists, while shooting at 40.5 percent from the floor in 29.4 minutes of action.