Melo hopes Jeremy Lin returns

Updated: July 17, 2012, 1:02 PM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

WASHINGTON -- Carmelo Anthony still thinks it was "ridiculous" that the Houston Rockets adjusted the offer sheet Jeremy Lin signed to include $14.8 million guaranteed in the third year.

But Melo says he's still hoping Lin will return to the New York Knicks.

"I hope we can get it done, man," Anthony said after Team USA's 80-69 win over Brazil on Monday night at the Verizon Center. "I would love to see him back honestly, but knowing the business of basketball, it's kind of a tough ...

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