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Anthony set to be free agent after three-team deal

Three-time Olympic champion will be paid his full $27.9 million contract

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Carmelo Anthony
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New York: Carmelo Anthony will become a free agent after being a key figure in a three-team NBA trade on Thursday involving the Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers, according to reports.

The 34-year-old forward, a three-time Olympic champion for the United States and 10-team NBA All-Star, will be paid his entire $27.9 million contract and have the freedom to join any club, with the Houston Rockets reportedly in hot pursuit.

Media reports day the deal will see the Thunder send Anthony and a 2022 first-round NBA Draft pick to Atlanta for German guard Dennis Schroder and forward Mike Muscala.

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