NBA Rookie Watch (Dec. 3rd): Top 10 Performers

December 3rd, 2009 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
We're not even two full months into the 2009-10 NBA season, but what's sports coverage without over-analyzing every step that young players take?

The beautiful thing about covering the NBA Draft and watching the games as the season progresses, is getting to see which top picks quickly begin to live up to (and sometimes surpass) their projected potential, and which one's never get off the ground.

Read on for the debut of our Top Ten NBA Rookie Watch:

1. Brandon Jennings, PG, Milwaukee Bucks

Season Stats: 34.4 MPG, 21.5 PPG, 5.8 APG, 3.9 RPG, 1.2 SPG, 47.6 3PT%, 42.2 FG%

Jennings earns the top spot for our debut rookie ranking article, simply because he carries the offensive load more than any other rookie, and does more with the ball in his hands.

He's shooting lights out from behind the arc, something scouts never thought he'd be able to do, while focusing more on the "team game," getting his teammates involved, and not playing selfishly.

He's also leading all rookies in points per game, while keeping his Milwaukee Bucks above .500. At least for this week, he's the top rookie in 2009-10.

2. Tyr ...

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