2015-16 Midseason Awards for the NBA’s Rookie Class

January 22nd, 2016 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »

Half of an NBA season isn't enough time to predict which rookies will be superstars, role players and outright busts over the long haul. But through the first few months of 2015-16, the Association's incoming class has already put its predecessors and peers on notice.

Compared to last season's underwhelming newcomers, the league's current debutants have passed their initial tests with flying colors. Most of the top prospects have not only avoided major injuries, but they have either met or exceeded expectations out of the gate.

That could all change in the weeks and months to come, but before things turn (or don't), let's hand out some of our own superlatives to the new kids on the block.


Straight Outta Nowhere: Richaun Holmes, Philadelphia 76ers

Awarded To: the top rookie either taken in the second round or signed after going undrafted

2015-16 Stats: 14 MPG, 6.2 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 0.7 BPG, 49 FG%, 72.3 FT%

Like a handful of youngsters in Philly before him, Richaun Holmes has parlayed a spot on the 76ers roster into a tantalizing NBA future. Holmes' raw numbers are ha ...

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