The Three Man Race For NBA’s Rookie Of The Year

July 31st, 2010 by Jonathan Goldberg Leave a reply »

The season has yet to begin, but already there are three clear favorites for the Rookie of the Year award.

Last year it was Brandon Jennings, Stephen Curry, and Tyreke Evans. Let's take a look at who it's going to be this year:


John Wall

I don't know if there has been this much hype around one player coming into his rookie season. Definitely not since the draft class of 2003. But even then, LeBron was sharing they hype with 'Melo and the rest of the top 5 picks.

Wall is already the face of the Washington Wizards franchise (Sorry Gilbert, your time has come and gone), and has not even played a single game yet (summer league does not count).

Wall should have no trouble handling all the hype surrounding him. It was there in college, and he lived up to all expectations. The same goes for him now at the NBA level. All eyes are on him, and if he plays the way everyone is expecting to, he will have no trouble separating himself from the rest of his draft class.

John Wall is a shoo-in for Rookie of the Year.


Blake Griffin

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