The 10-time All-Star's camp "remains optimistic" he'll land an NBA contract, and a Nets source said his recent workouts in Los Angeles, which also featured Irving, "certainly helped his cause" because his "body looked great," according to Isola.
Anthony has been a free agent since the Chicago Bulls waived him in February following a trade from the Houston Rockets. He hasn't played an NBA game since November as the Rockets opted not to play him over his final few months with the franchise.
The 35-year-old Brooklyn native told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith in early August that he hoped to continue his NBA career after taking time to consider his future following his departure from Houston.
"I know I can still play," Anthony said.
With Kevin Durant likely to miss the entire 2019-20 season as he recovers from a torn Achilles, Anthony could potentially carve out a meaningful reserve role in Brooklyn.
Anthony has averaged 24.0 points throughout his 16-year career, which ranks 19th in NBA history, but he's yet to prove he can make a positive impact as a secondary contributor rather than a team's top scoring option.