John Wall Already Showing Why He Will Be Rookie of the Year

November 6th, 2010 by Frank Gasper Leave a reply »
John Wall, the first overall pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, is already showing why he will be Rookie of the Year.

Along with his great dance moves, he is showing his great skills on the court, after only four games.

Yes, he has been kind of iffy with the turnovers, averaging almost six per game, but that will get better. As a rookie, he's going to have the ball in his hands a lot, which will translate to a good amount of turnovers a game. Most of you may not think of Gilbert Arenas as much of a leader, but I think he will help Wall's ball-handling skills tremendously. As much as Kirk Hinrich will.

Wall is putting up numbers that most veteran guards barely put up. Let's take a look at John Wall's stat line compared to that of Rajon Rondo, Derrick Rose and Steve Nash:

John Wall 21.0 PPG 3.0 STL 5.8 TO 9.5 AST 3.0 REB

Rajon Rondo 11.3 PPG 2.8 STL 4.0 TO 15.5 AST 5.5 REB

Derrick Rose 25.0 PPG 0.8 STL 2.7 TO 9.8 AST 3.9 REB

Steve Nash 19.2 PPG 1.0 STL 5.6 TO 7.2 AST 3.4 REB

Wall is 2nd is points per game, 1st in steals, last in turnovers, 3rd in assists, and last in rebounds. Obviously those tot ...

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