'Bron was the No. 1 pick in the draft, but 'Melo is the Rookie of the Year pick for nine of our 12 experts in ESPN.com's NBA prediction survey.
Meanwhile, our experts nominate nine candidates for Sixth Man of the Year, five candidates for Defensive Player of the Year, and another six candidates for MVP -- Duncan, Garnett, McGrady, O'Neal, Payton, and Pierce.
Now SportsNation can prognosticate along with our pros. Make your forecast below.