Everybody is talking about Carmelo Anthony potentially joining Amare Stoudemire and Raymond Felton to make the Knicks a legitimate contender in the east along with the Celtics, Bulls, Magic and Heat. Since New York has most of the leverage in this possible trade due to Carmelo saying he won't sign an extension with anyone except the Knicks, the Knicks won't gut their roster for him.
The main challenge for the Nuggets over the next two months will be to get as close to full value as they can for their franchise player. They do not want to end up like the Raptors or Cavaliers after their respective superstars left (though calling Bosh a superstar is debatable). The Knicks should probably just wait until the summer, but just in case they don't, here are 5 trades that can send Melo to his preferred destination.