Carmelo Anthony, who laughed at the suggestion he would play in a reserve role for the Thunder, will reportedly do exactly that in Houston.  

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:

The Rockets are expected to bring Anthony off the bench this season

Houston will most likely start Chris Paul, James Harden and Clint Capela. Without Anthony, expect two of P.J. Tucker, Ryan Anderson, James Ennis and maybe even Gerald Green at forward.  

Melo has started every game in his 15 year career, so expect this to be a tough transition for the Diva NBA player.