The NBA labor dispute might mean there are no games in sight for professional basketball players, but some of them have found other places (even more unconventional than at charity events or overseas) to show off their skills.

The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire visited the set of Sesame Street, where they shot hoops in a segment explaining the meaning of the word "compare."

It's not hard to use that one in a sentence: For fans disappointed by this week's lockout developments, seeing these two play with Grover — as cute as it may be — can't compare to watching them on a real court.

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