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Oklahoma City Thunder (48-34)


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W 107-99
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AP source: Thunder's Anthony to opt in, take $28 million

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony plans to opt in and take the $28 million he is due next season.

The New York Times first reported the 34-year-old Anthony's decision to bypass the chance to become a free agent. A person with knowledge of details confirmed Anthony's choice to The Associated Press on Friday night. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the situation publicly.

The Thunder traded for Anthony and Paul George to join Russell Westbrook before last season, moves that gave them high hopes of challenging Golden State in the West. It didn't work out as planned.

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Leaders
Points: Russell Westbrook25.4
Rebounds: Russell Westbrook10.1
Assists: Russell Westbrook10.3
FG%: Steven Adams62.9%
Steals: Paul George2.04
Blocks: Steven Adams1.03
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.4 (10)
Rebounds: 42.2 (5)
Assists: 23.3 (13)
FG%: 45.8% (13)
FT%: 76.9% (18)
3P%: 36.7% (19)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 107.9 (12)
Rebounds: 45.1 (5)
Assists: 21.3 (28)
FG%: 45.3% (18)
FT%: 71.6% (29)
3P%: 35.4% (24)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 49 33 .598 --
x-Oklahoma City 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Utah 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Minnesota 47 35 .573 2.0
Denver 46 36 .561 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/10/2018 Nick Collison Retired
3/3/2018 Corey Brewer Signed as Free Agent
10/17/2017 PJ Dozier Signed as Free Agent Two Way Contract
10/16/2017 Yanick Moreira Waived
10/16/2017 Isaiah Canaan Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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