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If LeBron wins … watch out, Melo!

With James on verge of elusive ring, title pressure will shift to Anthony

Updated: June 26, 2012, 1:47 PM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNNewYork.com

With the Miami Heat on the precipice of a real coronation -- in which celebrations occur following championships, not before them -- a transformation is taking place in the basketball world, yet especially in New York City. An end to the fashionable tendency of maligning LeBron James is rapidly approaching, as is the case with Dwyane Wade and the rest of The King's supporting cast, up 3-1 in these NBA Finals.

All that energy will turn to the New York Knicks, still searching for their first ...

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