According to NBA reporter Brandon Ronbinson, there are several teams interested in free agent Cameron Anthony, including the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Phoenix Suns, with the Celtics in the lead for Anthony's next home.
The Celtics want to sign Anthony, the main reason is the team off-season new aid Gallinari suffered a serious injury in the men's basketball European Championships, the new season is likely to be canceled, the team is in urgent need of the introduction of a bench space type four, Anthony is the best choice, although Anthony's defensive ability is not, but the Celtics overall defensive ability is excellent, which can to a certain extent to make up for Anthony's defensive In addition, Anthony's experience can also help the growth of the Celtics' young players, including Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, among others.
Anthony played for the Los Angeles Lakers last season. Anthony was a dedicated performer for the Lakers, providing consistent outside firepower on the offensive end and a positive attitude on the defensive end despite being slow to move. Last season, Anthony played a total of 69 games for the Lakers, averaging 26 minutes per game, and could get 13.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1 assist, 0.7 steals and 0.8 caps, shooting 44.1% from the field. For Anthony, the goal now is no longer to compete for the championship, but to be able to have more playing time. In the Celtics, Anthony is able to serve as an important fire point off the bench.