Nuggets rookie landed in better place

Lebron James might receive most of the attention, but Carmelo Anthony figures to score more points.

Updated: September 25, 2003, 3:53 PM ET
By By Terry Brown | NBA Insider
What if LeBron James gets all the magazine covers, another nine-digit endorsement deal and a guest spot in the next Andre 3000 video and then Carmelo Anthony ends up averaging more points than him next season as the two rookies begin their NBA careers?

Now, I know and you know that scoring points isn't everything.

But that doesn't change the fact that the object of the game, the one on the court, across the stands and in the boardroom, is to put the ball in the basket.