Does Melo make the Rockets a bigger threat to the Warriors?

Carmelo Anthony can shoot the 3, but will the rest of his game fit with the Houston Rockets? Troy Taormina/USA TODAY

Can Carmelo Anthony help salvage an offseason that has seen the forward depth of the Houston Rockets take a significant hit?

After completing a buyout with the Atlanta Hawks -- who acquired him in a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for salary-cap purposes -- Anthony plans to sign with the Rockets on Monday, according to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. A year after being unable to complete a trade with the New York Knicks for Anthony, Houston will now get him at a much better price.

Having lost forwards Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute via free agency, the Rockets are in need of help at Anthony's positions. But is he the right fit for a team that still aspires to dethrone the Golden State Warriors?