2010 Rookie Ranking Report
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He?s not officially in the running (yet), but his 47-point (19-24 FG), 14-rebound performance in a 114-107 win over the Pacers might have put him in MVP contention.
The 1st pick has gotten a good deal of undeserved hate for his team's lack of success, and he should have already won an Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors. But are his #s so different to Paul's and Rose's during their rookie seasons?
The most consistent rookie of his class had arguably the best game of his career on Thursday, posting 19 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists in a 5-point win over the Heat.
Despite his very solid play of late, Cousins is starting to nip at his heels with his All-Star caliber performances. Still, the undrafted rookie has drained a three-pointer in 16 straight games.
In spite of his overall inefficiency, Cousins continues to turn in some truly outstanding performances. On Friday, Cousins went for 27 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks against the Lakers in a shocking road win.
A sour end to January soiled what would have been a banner month, in which he?ll finish with 10.6 points (59% FG), 8.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals anyways.
Davis continue to shoot a high percentage from the field (56.6%) and rebound very well for a skinny rookie (6.1 in 21.4 minutes), but he?s blocking shots like a maniac. In a 2 point loss to the Grizzlies, Davis blocked 5 shots in 23 minutes.
Last week we wondered how Wes would rebound from the worst two-week stretch of his career. Johnson earns his highest ranking in ages due to his resilience, averaging 17 points, 2.3 threes 1.7 steals in his last three games.
The only noticeable difference between Favors the sub and Favors the starter is his shot blocking: the Nets franchise power forward is averaging just 1.9 more minutes as a starter, but blocking 1.23 shots as a opposed to .48 coming off the bench.
Out of college, George was coveted for his unique blend of size and scoring ability, much like Pacers teammate Danny Granger. He is averaging 14 points on 61.5% shooting, suggesting that he might not give up his spot in the top 10 anytime soon.
|Honorable Mentions: Al-Farouq Aminu , Eric Bledsoe , Trevor Booker , Larry Sanders , Tiago Splitter , Evan Turner|