Sound Advice for NBA Rookies After 2 Weeks

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Sound Advice for NBA Rookies After 2 Weeks
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Lillard has been great, but has several aspects to refine.

Just a couple weeks into the season, it's important that rookies learn some of the rudimentary skills that enable them to succeed in the NBA.  Granted, these lessons apply to all NBA players, but the five aspects honed in on in this slideshow will help all rookies adjust to the NBA game.

The problems identified here are not specific to any given rookie, but are rather problems faced by all of them.  Even rookies such as Damian Lillard, who has played exceptionally well, have areas they can work on.   

For instance, Lillard can cut down on his turnovers, something that usually plagues rookie point guards.  Bradley Beal can work on taking better shots.  All of the rookies have something to work on, but these are tips they can all take to become good NBA players sooner rather than later.

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