OKC trades Melo to Hawks for Dennis Schroder

OKC trades Melo to Hawks for Dennis Schroder”

Anthony likely will sign with a contender if he's bought, which would allow him to chase the National Basketball Association championship that has eluded him in his 15 pro seasons.

The Thunder have agreed to trade Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round draft choice to Atlanta for point guard Dennis Schroder and power forward Mike Muscala, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

As far as Melo, the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets are said to be high on his list of teams to sign to.

OKC wasn't in an easy position here.

The Hawks were motivated to move Schroder after drafting Trae Young with the fifth overall pick last month and then trading with Brooklyn for veteran point guard Jeremy Lin.

The Thunder could have saved $107 million with the waive-and-stretch provision on Anthony's $27.9 million contract, but hunted a trade that allows them to save slightly less money and improve the roster. He can also play together with Westbrook at times when OKC is looking for more backcourt offense.

Oklahoma City also acquires Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot, a 23-year-old native of France who was selected No. 24 in the 2016 draft. He may not set the world on fire, but he'll give Oklahoma city a versatile body to insert against wing-heavy competition, and if he can become more consistent with his 3-point shot (32 percent for his career), he could earn a spot in the rotation.

The Thunder will save almost $100 million in salary and luxury tax with the move. As we've seen, even a post-lottery pick can be incredibly useful in the right hands.

Muscala will join the 76ers after five seasons with the Hawks.

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