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Report: The Rockets Have Stuffed Carmelo Anthony Into The Closet Behind The Vacuum Cleaner

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The Houston Rockets are unofficially done with their short-lived Carmelo Anthony experiment—everybody figured that much already. But according to Adrian Wojnarowski, it looks like Anthony’s next chapter might be a fate worse than free agency. Apparently, Melo’s going to stay on the Rockets’ roster, but he’s just going to hang out far away from the team and collect dust.

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Honestly, this is a fitting step for Carmelo, who has essentially become the NBA’s version of a busted old air conditioning unit—he barely functions, he’s a pain in the ass to move, and he just takes up space for most of the year. In a few months Daryl Morey may need to ask his aunt with a house in the suburbs if he can store Carmelo Anthony in her garage for the summer.

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