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‘Melo on the move?

‘Melo on the move?

FREE AGENT: Fans reach for New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) as he walks off the court following their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Monday, March 31, in Salt Lake City. The Knicks won 92-83. Photo: Associated Press/Rick Bowmer

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony will be available when the NBA’s free-agent signing period begins July 1.

A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks forward filed the paperwork on Friday to opt out of his current contract and test the free-agent market.

Teams such as Chicago, Houston, Dallas and Miami have been mentioned as potential suitors for the two-time Olympic gold medalist who led the NBA in scoring in 2012-13.

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