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COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Bill Frakes
A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE ¬† The NBA's new generation met under the hoop in Denver last Friday, when the Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony (far left) and the Raptors' Chris Bosh (far right) of the sophomore team battled newcomers Josh Smith of the Hawks (center) and Al Jefferson of the Celtics in the Rookie Challenge during All-Star weekend. Behind Anthony's game-high 31 points and Bosh's 26, the second-year men ran away from the rookies, 133-106.