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As expected, Carmelo Anthony has made it official. He’s opting in to the $27.9 million player option for the 2018-19 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to a report.
Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports said Anthony, acquired from the New York Knicks last summer, picked up the option by not exercising his early termination option.
Sources: Carmelo Anthony has informed the Oklahoma City Thunder that he has opted into $27.9M deal for 2018-19 by not exercising his early termination option.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 23, 2018
Anthony was sent to Oklahoma City by New York last summer in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round draft pick.
He is coming off a disappointing season in which he averaged career lows in both points (16.2 per game) and minutes (32.1).