Carmelo Anthony says, "I'm a Nugget" -- but if he was a free agent, "That's a different story"

Sometimes, off-the-cuff comments are the most telling -- and Carmelo Anthony made an intriguing one during an appearance this week on TBS's Lopez Tonight. In addressing rumors that he'd rather play in Chicago, New Jersey or wherever in the clip on view below, he was politically correct at the outset -- but it didn't take much of a nudge from host George Lopez to get a sense that he's checking out the other side of the fence.
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