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Rookie Watch: Favors worth Melo?

Could the Nets rookie fill Anthony's void in Denver? We break down the big man's game

Originally Published: January 19, 2011
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Carmelo Anthony and Derrick FavorsGarrett W. Ellwood/Getty ImagesCarmelo Anthony has long been the face of the Nuggets. Derrick Favors could be the face of change.

Editor's note: Since publishing this column, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has declared he has instructed his team to end all trade discussions involving Carmelo Anthony.

There are scores of questions surrounding the reported three-team trade that would land Carmelo Anthony in New Jersey. But there's only one that really concerns Denver's brass:

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