According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets have tried to involve multiple teams to facilitate a deal, but to no avail. (H/T r/nba):
“Carmelo Anthony right now, those talks have been fairly dormant between Houston and New York.
“The Rockets have tried to find third, fourth teams to help facilitate a deal with Carmelo Anthony. They haven’t been able to do that.
“Both sides are prepared for the fact that Melo may have to go to camp with the Knicks.”