Wednesday , Dec , 03 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Cavs’ James, Nuggets’ Anthony named Rookies of the Month

New York, NY (Sports Network) – LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and
Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets were named the NBA’s Eastern and Western
Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for November.

James, the first pick in 2003 NBA Draft, ended the month as the leading scorer
among rookies with a 17.5 points per game average. In his pro debut, the 18-
year-old scored 25 points, dished out nine assists and grabbed six rebounds
against Sacramento.

Anthony, the third overall selection in the 2003 NBA Draft, finished the month
second among rookies in scoring with a 17.4 average.