For the second straight night, Anthony was not with the team Sunday because of an illness, according to the Rockets.
He added that he "would expect" Anthony to play when he's healthy.
His good friend Dwyane Wade took to Twitter to defend Anthony, saying that he was being made to be the "fall guy".
Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony (7) rubs the ball before the start of the game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala.
"One of the reasons I'm here, besides its 10 games in, about, is I think there's just a lot of unfair, like, rumors and everything going around about him", Morey said of the speculation surrounding Anthony.
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"Melo's been great and he's done everything we've asked", D'Antoni said.
"We're struggling as a team, and it's my job, it's Coach's job to figure this thing out".
"I know that we're talking about everything", he said. It's unfair that there's all this speculation on just one player.
Contrary to Morey's assertions, National Basketball Association reporter Marc Stein cited sources Sunday that said Anthony has been informed that his "brief time with the team will soon be ending". You need to talk to Daryl.
Nothing's official yet, but it'll be interesting to see if other players come to back the veteran up. "Everything I can tell is yes, absolutely".