Early Predictions for the 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams

September 1st, 2016 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »
Good news: After checking and rechecking the rulebook, it turns out celebrating the contributions of NBA rookies before they make their debuts is allowed. 

Sure, forecasting the league's All-Rookie squads this far in advance can be a bit dicey. College, overseas and summer-league performances are the only samples we have, and they are not precise gauges for the future. 

But we do have enough material to make better-than-educated guesses. 

We know the league's top-selected newbies typically shine brightest. We have a feel for which inbound prospects will fill the biggest voids and assume the most prominent roles. We understand which incoming skill sets should mesh best with their new team. We also have no qualms about singling out sleepers before they wake up. 

Above all, we have the unabashed gall necessary to use this knowledge as a basis for our rookie hierarchy. 

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