Denver Nuggets defeat New York Knicks, 128-125

DENVER - Had Carmelo Anthony scorched the Knicks for a career-high 50points at the Garden, as he did in Denver's 128-125 victory Friday night at the Pepsi Center, he might have received the same reaction he repeatedly got from the Nuggets' crowd: reverberating chants of "MVP!"

After all, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade might become free agents next summer, but Anthony will have his chance to dabble in the open market come 2011.

"He's got the total package right now," Al...