Report: Carmelo Anthony To Opt Out Of Contract, Test Free Agency This Summer

Knicks team president Phil Jackson has been trying to persuade Carmelo Anthony to stay under contract until next season, but according to Ian Begley of ESPN.com, the All-Star forward still plans to opt out of his contract and test free agency this summer. He has until June 23 to officially inform the team of his decision.

Despite efforts from New York Knicks president Phil Jackson to convince him to remain under contract, forward Carmelo Anthony hasn’t changed his mind and plans to opt out of his contract and test free agency this summer, according to a league source familiar with the situation.

Sources told ESPN.com earlier this week that Jackson is continuing to urge Anthony to exercise next season’s $23.3 million player option and put off unrestricted free agency for one more year…

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