Carmelo Anthony makes Christmas special for young Knicks fan with cancer

Before playing in his fifth career Christmas game, Carmelo Anthony made sure that a family of Knicks fans would have an extra special holiday.

Teaming up with the Garden of Dreams, Anthony met with Jarrell Lara, a 17-year-old who suffers from a rare form of cancer, and gave the young Knicks fan and his family the Christmas gift of a brand new car.

The car will make life easier for the Lara family, especially since, as ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk reports, Jarrell’s mother and father had to change up their careers in order to help pay…