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Carmelo Anthony Officially Signs with the Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony officially became a member of the Houston Rockets on Monday when he signed a one-year contract at the league’s veteran minimum of $2.4 million. On Twitter, the Rockets shared a picture of General Manager Daryl Morey with Anthony as the player formally signed his new deal after completing a physical. Anthony’s close friend…

Len Chappell, 77, College All-American and N.B.A. All-Star, Dies

Chappell teamed with Billy Packer, the point guard and later a longtime college basketball TV analyst, on the Demon Deacon team that went to the 1962 N.C.A.A. tournament semifinals. Wake Forest lost to an Ohio State squad led by John Havlicek and Jerry Lucas, then defeated U.C.L.A. for the third-place spot. “Packer did all the…

Michelle Musler, Courtside Perennial in the Garden, Is Dead at 81

Michelle Musler, whose four-decade devotion to the New York Knicks in a seat behind the team’s bench made her one of the most recognizable mainstays at Madison Square Garden, died on June 28 in Stamford, Conn. She was 81. The cause was cancer, her family said. Ms. Musler, then an executive for the Xerox Corporation,…