Carmelo Anthony trade to New Jersey Nets more about location than money or rings

The blogosphere has known that Carmelo Anthony has been available for months -- but now that ESPN concurs, media outlets such as the Denver Post have joined the chorus. And if reports about Melo's willingness to sign with the Nets are true, they suggest he's more interested in going home, and making his wife happy, than in winning championships.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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