According to Marc J. Spears, forward Carmelo Anthony is expected to play 20 minutes in Portland’s Tuesday night game against the New Orleans Pelicans:

As Kyle Goon reported, the Los Angeles Lakers point forward LeBron James won’t be able to see his 2003 Draft rival Carmelo Anthony’s season debut:

Last season, Anthony appeared in 10 games for the Houston Rockets averaging 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 0.5 assists per game, while shooting at 40.5% from the field and 32.8% from three.