2010-11 NBA Rookie Rankings Week 3: John Wall Leads the Pack

November 10th, 2010 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
Despite what some called a weak draft class going into the year, last season produced one of the best crops of NBA rookies in recent memory, including Tyreke Evans, Stephen Curry, Brandon Jennings, James Harden, Terrence Williams, Ty Lawson and Darren Collison, among others.

All that, and Blake Griffin and Ricky Rubio, the No. 1 and No. 5 overall picks respectively, didn’t even play a single minute.

Several rookies this season have already made quite the splash, both in real life and in fantasy basketball. So, let’s get right into it, shall we?


1. John Wall, PG, Washington Wizards

2010 stats: 40 MPG, 19.4 PPG, 9.6 APG, 2.6 SPG, 3.2 RPG, 42.9% FG, 28.6% 3 PT

Wall instantly looked comfortable in an NBA uniform, and put up a spectacular 29-point, 13-assist, nine-steal effort in his home debut, an OT win over the 76ers.

Wall did have eight turnovers in that game, so there’s clearly plenty of room for the youngster to grow. However, early indications are that Wall is by far the best prospect of the ’10 draft class.

He’ll have some serious competi ...

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