Good morning. Here's what you need to know for today in New York sports.
Rockets and Knicks near deal involving Carmelo Anthony: The Rockets and Knicks are reportedly close to completing a deal that would send Anthony to the Rockets. Thursday morning, the Pelicans emerged as one of the teams who could be involved in making the deal work. Full story here.
Bryce Harper finds New York 'hectic': Rumors are beginning to swirl regarding Bryce Harper's 2019 free-agency decision. On Wednesday the Nationals right fielder shared his thoughts on New York saying, "You go there for three days, it's pretty crazy and hectic and I want to go back home." It is no secret that the Yankees will be in the conversation for signing Harper in 2019, and any quote from Harper is bound to receive attention. Full story here.
Amed Rosario goes hitless in Triple-A All-Star Game: Amed Rosario went 0-for-4 with a stolen base for the Pacific Coast League in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday night in Tacoma, Washington. He batted leadoff and started at shortstop. So far, he has compiled a slash line of .327/.365/.474 in 83 games with Las Vegas. Rosario has said that he is ready for the pressure of New York. Full story here.
Nets reportedly interested in JaMychal Green: After missing on Otto Porter Jr. and Kentavius Caldwell-Pope in free agency, the Nets are looking for other pieces to bolster their 2017-18 roster. JaMychal Green has emerged as a top free agent option for the Nets. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged nine points and seven rebounds in 77 games last season for the Memphis Grizzilies. Full story here.
Yankees and Mets resume play Friday night: The Yankees will resume their season Friday night against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, while the Mets will begin the second half with a home series against the Colorado Rockies.