Even If You're Alone, At Least You're Not Marrying La La

La La Vazquez, the shrinking violet who whipped Mavericks fans into a racist frenzy, is making an honest man of Carmelo Anthony.

Deadspin's adorable "save the date" card must have been lost in the mail, unlike People Magazine, or Vibe, which slapped an ugly watermark on it. (Thankfully we're in the same boat as Media Takeout, which slapped their own watermark on top of Vibe's.)

Vazquez's and Anthony's New York wedding is set for July, to mercifully end an engagement of five years. So tonight might be the last chance for the NBA's superstars to say goodbye to a single Melo.

It's as good a storyline as any for the All-Star game, which had a washout of a dunk contest, and has been totally eclipsed by the Winter Olympics. The game itself is rarely memorable, but rather a glorified playground game without defense. And that's fine.

Someone will throw down a monster alley-oop, someone will start chucking threes like no one's business, and Charles Barkley will say something almost-controversial. These are things that will happen. And, up against pairs figure skating, maybe we'll watch.

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Thanks for being my Valentine. Doing anything tomorrow?