NEW YORK — Infamous for his demonic defense and alarming genuineness, Ron Artest recently evaluated the NBA’s two newest compulsive scorers after confronting the incoming rookies in Magic Johnson’s summer all-star game.

“Carmelo Anthony is way too smart and too good for someone so young,” praised the proactive Pacer. “He’s so quick and explosive. When I attacked him (three steals), it gave me the advantage. When he attacked me, he basically did what he wanted to do.”

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