Two of the best basketball players in the world, the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, do battle in ESPN Insider's side-by-side analysis. Who's a better player?
Chris Palmer provides five candidates -- along with three long shots -- who could earn their first All-Star appearances this season. LaMarcus Aldridge and John Wall top the list.
From the November 30, 2009 issue of ESPN The Magazine: a feature on Los Angeles Clippers rookie PF Blake Griffin and his attempts to fit in with his teammates, including toting around a Dora the Explorer backpack and boxes of doughnuts.