NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 27:  Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks looks on against the Toronto Raptors during their game at Madison Square Garden on February 27, 2017 in New York City.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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It's not news that the relationship between Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks has gone sour. Trade rumors from New York involving sending Anthony elsewhere have been around for months, but now it seems with the Celtics struggling in the playoffs it is more likely that he could end up with the Eastern Conference rivals. 

Bleacher Report says that the Celtics interest in Carmelo has increased. They also point out that Boston's coaching staff was interested in Anthony near the trade deadline but Danny Ainge had "reservations." Ainge's tone has apparently changed.