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Is it all about the money for Melo?

If Carmelo Anthony stays in New York he should admit that it's all about getting paid

Updated: March 7, 2014, 12:33 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

In the winter of 2002, hours before a high school tournament game, Carmelo Anthony of Oak Hill Academy in Virginia and LeBron James of St. Vincent-St. Mary in Ohio were making like the best of friends. They were hanging out in a hotel lobby, hanging out in each other's rooms, before Anthony's coach, Steve Smith, decided he needed to have a word with his star.

"You do realize we've got to play this guy tonight," Smith told Anthony. "It's the biggest game of the year in high school basketball, ...

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