The Los Angeles Lakers have had preliminary discussions with the Denver Nuggets, regarding a possible trade that would send Carmelo Anthony to the "City of Angels." Chris Broussard, of espn.com, has the story, below.

 Carmelo Anthony #15 of the Denver Nuggets takes a free throw against the Miami Heat at the Pepsi Center on January 13, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Heat 130-102.

Courtesy---Chris Broussard/espn.com

The Lakers and the Denver Nuggets have had preliminary discussions about a blockbuster trade that would send Carmelo Anthony to Los Angeles, according to league sources. The Lakers' package would be built around Andrew Bynum.

Talks are in the preliminary stages, but it appears that another option besides the New York Knicks has materialized for the Nuggets.

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