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Learn from Yankees and get Melo now

Hey, Knicks: Don't let L.A. get in the way -- land Anthony before he slips away like Lee

Updated: February 11, 2011, 8:47 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

The trump card the New York Knicks have always held in their months-long chase of Carmelo Anthony has been the Denver star's refusal to sign a contract extension with any other suitor. But that all changes now if the Los Angeles Lakers make a credible pitch for Anthony by the Feb. 24 trade deadline.

With Anthony reportedly willing to play for L.A., the Knicks' leverage is suddenly so weakened they'd be smart to remember this name: Eduardo Nuñez. Then adopt a new MeloDrama ...

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