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Carmelo Anthony is officially a Houston Rocket

James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Carmelo Anthony of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on December 25, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Carmelo Anthony of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on December 25, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Getty Images)

HOUSTON – The wait is over... Carmelo Anthony is officially a Houston Rocket.

General manager Daryl Morey posted an Instagram photo of 'Melo signing his contract Monday afternoon.

Anthony will reportedly sign a 1-year, $2.4 million contract with Houston. He cleared waivers nearly two weeks ago, opening the door for him to sign with any team as an unrestricted free agent.

The 15-year NBA veteran was spotted around Bayou City Monday morning.

Morey also tweeted, 'Welcome to the @HoustonRockets @carmeloanthony - easy to find highlights for him!"

Anthony averaged 16.2 points with Oklahoma City last season, which marked a career-low for the 34year-old. 

According to the Rockets, 'Melo ranks 19th on the NBA's all-time scoring list and is a 10-time All-Star.

Hello 'Melo! The wait is over: Carmelo Anthony is officially Houston Rockets! 🚀 http://bit.ly/2B8CZXw?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=snd&utm_content=kprc2

Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Monday, August 13, 2018