Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to start

Updated: February 17, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will be in the starting lineup for Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Houston.

Anthony suffered a deep right arm contusion Wednesday night in a 92-88 loss to the Toronto Raptors, and after the game he said his availability for Sunday was in question. On Saturday, however, during the All-Star team media session, he made it clear he was ready to go.

"I feel good," said Anthony, the league's second-leading scorer at 28.6 points per game. "A long weekend, ...

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