Anthony missed Sunday's game with an illness.
When asked about Anthony's status moving forward, D'Antoni defended his player and insisted nothing will change.
Good friend Dwyane Wade took to Twitter to speak out in support of Anthony later Sunday. The 10-time All-Star has appeared in 10 games this season averaging 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds. We're not playing well and we just gotta figure it out.
The Rockets guard has been the snatching headlines today amid rumors that the team is considering waiving him, after the team as a whole has been experiencing a rough start to a season bloated with high expectations.
"What he was doing, Melo's been great", D'Antoni said.
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Anthony, 34, signed a one-year veteran's minimum deal worth $2.4 million with Houston in August after being traded from the Thunder to the Hawks. The Rockets have a net rating of 11.1 points per 100 possessions when Anthony isn't on the floor, according to NBA.com stats. "Every reason we've brought him here, he's followed".
"We've been extremely happy with his approach", Morey said. "I understand it, because he's obviously a Hall of Famer, but it's unfair".
Carmelo Anthony and the Rockets are discussing his role with the team.
"Yeah, that's. I'm sure you can address that with Daryl". "With everybody coming back, it squeezes some things, and then we'll see how it goes". However, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tagged such speculations as unfair. "Everything I can tell is yes, absolutely".