The Chicago Bulls will be the first team to speak with free agent Carmelo Anthony, according to an ESPN report, with a meeting scheduled on Tuesday:
Story going online now: ESPN sources say Melo meets with Bulls on Tuesday on Day 1 of free agency, then Rockets & Mavs in Texas on Wednesday— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 30, 2014
Anthony, 30, will meet with the Bulls' brass on Day 1 of free agency, and has planned to fly to Texas to meet with the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks the following day.
The small forward is a seven-time All-Star and was the NBA's scoring champion in 2013.
Anthony spent the last three-and-a-half seasons with the New York Knicks, and averaged 27.4 points, 1.2 steals and 3.1 assists per game in 2013-14.