Just in time for New Years, get ready for some contradictory “reporting” on Carmelo Anthony‘s future.

Nuggets want five picks for ’Melo – NBA – Yahoo! Sports
Adrian Wojnarowski “reports” that the Nets are balking at Denver’s asking price for Carmelo Anthony, but talks will resume next week. Woj also guarantees that Melo will be traded before the February 24th trade deadline.

Frustrated Nets backing off Melo talks – CBSSports.com
Ken Berger "reports" that the Nuggets asking price for Melo is so high, that the Nets are backing off.  Yeah, right.

Krieger: Moves by Nuggets have blown up in fans' faces – The Denver Post
Dave Krieger looks back at the Nuggets dubious history of blowing up their roster to rebuild for the future. 

Lockout, Carmelo Anthony to Nets – Chris Mannix – SI.com
Chris Mannix predicts that Melo will be a Net soon into 2011.

Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony second in all-star voting for Western forwards – The Denver Post
In spite of everything, Melo is second among all Western forwards in All-Star voting.  But will he be able to play for the Western Conference in the game?

George Karl: Nuggets asked Timberwolves about trading Kevin Love – ESPN
George Karl says the Denver Nuggets made inquiries about trading for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love this summer. Did they inquire about other unobtainable players like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant while they were at it?