Melo & Co. happy for ex-Knicks coach as he heads to Lakers

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The unbeaten Knicks are amidst a perfect present under Mike Woodson but had to deal with their imperfect past yesterday with news former coach Mike D’Antoni was hired to a 3-year, $12 million deal by the Lakers.

Carmelo Anthony, whose distaste with D’Antoni’s speedball offense led to his mid-March resignation, said he is “happy for him,” claimed they had a “good relationship’’ and added Kobe Bryant is “excited’’ about the hire. The Lakers selected D’Antoni over Phil Jackson, who may have overplayed his hand.

Anthony, D’Antoni and Bryant were all together in July and August as part of the U.S. Olympic Team that won a gold medal in London.

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Melo & Co. happy for ex-Knicks coach as he heads to Lakers