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Carmelo Anthony Lakers: Why the Proposed Deal Would Guarantee LA the 2011 Title
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I had to do a double-take when I first came upon this story.  I just couldn't believe it.

If the Los Angeles Lakers are actually after Carmelo Anthony, and they are willing to give up Andrew Bynum to get him, this lets us know that Lakers management does not believe they are good enough to three-peat this year.

With the addition of Carmelo, Los Angeles is basically guaranteed a NBA Championship in 2011 due to several factors.

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