Current 2012-2013 NBA Rookie Class

By David Thorpe, Scouts Inc.
ESPN INSIDER



2012-2013 NBA Rookie Class: Top 50
RK PLAYER TEAM AGE POS G MIN FG% 3P% FT% STL BLK AST REB PTS PER
1 Damian Lillard POR 22 PG 27 37.0 .423 .373 .848 1.1 0.3 6.7 3.4 18.6 17.78
Analysis:Dec. 27: We've written about his overall talent and star potential ... more
2 Anthony Davis NO 19 PF 15 31.0 .494 .000 .841 1.2 1.8 0.8 8.4 14.5 21.26
Analysis:Dec. 27: To start the season, Davis had a sweet-looking jumper. ... more
3 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA 19 SF 28 27.0 .498 .250 .773 0.9 1.4 1.9 6.3 10.8 16.98
Analysis:Dec. 27: MKG looks to impact the game in many ways, ... more
4 Andre Drummond DET 19 C 31 19.0 .571 .500 .406 0.8 1.5 0.5 7.0 6.9 21.33
Analysis:Dec. 27: Drummond has been a revelation thus far. This is ... more
5 Andrew Nicholson ORL 23 PF 27 14.0 .523 .000 .833 0.3 0.4 0.4 3.0 7.1 15.78
Analysis:Dec. 27: Nicholson has a polished game already, which is surprising ... more
6 Brian Roberts NO 27 PG 28 16.0 .421 .396 .897 0.5 0.1 2.6 0.9 7.3 15.73
Analysis:Dec. 27: Roberts is doing almost everything solidly and making a ... more
7 Alexey Shved MIN 24 PG 26 27.0 .402 .336 .729 0.8 0.3 4.4 2.7 10.8 13.34
Analysis:Dec. 27: Shved's moxie, toughness and basketball IQ have helped him ... more
8 Jared Sullinger BOS 20 PF 27 17.0 .479 .333 .800 0.4 0.5 0.7 5.1 5.1 12.93
Analysis:Dec. 27: Sullinger is making a big impact on defense, perhaps ... more
9 Jonas Valanciunas TOR 20 C 28 22.0 .524 .000 .703 0.3 1.1 1.1 5.3 7.8 14.56
Analysis:Dec. 27: We have seen some solid scoring skills from the ... more
10 Tyler Zeller CLE 22 C 26 24.0 .439 .000 .680 0.6 0.7 0.9 5.2 7.7 10.78
Analysis:Dec. 27: I like his rebounding efforts and overall grit... more