Lighter Melo, NBA stars in charity game

Team Melo's Carmelo Anthony shoots over Team Phillly's

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Team Melo's Carmelo Anthony shoots over Team Phillly's Mardy Collins in the first half. (Sept. 25, 2011) (Credit: AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

PHILADELPHIA -- Carmelo Anthony said he is lighter. His post-up game looked as powerful as ever. And four months ago, the Knicks forward had surgery to repair both his left knee and his right elbow.

It was the first time in his career that Anthony had agreed to any type of surgical procedure, which suggests how serious both must have been.

"Yeah, it was really bothering me," Anthony...

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