Carmelo didn't don an all-black suit and dial up the word count with the help of Lee Jenkins, but he also announced his final free agency decision via website. Melo's announcement came via his personal website rather than Sports Illustrated, but it was no less heartfelt than LeBron's big news:
Pretty cool. After all the flirtation, Melo returns to New York even after a down season.
Of course, a max (or near-max contract) doesn't hurt either: