Updated Impact Meter for NBA Rookie of the Year Candidates

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Which NBA rookies are already shining in their first season?

While Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers and the New Orleans Hornets' Anthony Davis have proven to be sure things, there are a handful of other names whose stock is on the rise.

So keep an eye out for guys like the Milwaukee Bucks' John Henson, the Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, the Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes and the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal.

Their roles are increasing and their stats are jumping accordingly. However, they're still on the outside looking in when it comes to the top five.

Who else joined Lillard and Davis? NBA Assistant Editor Joel C. Cordes has the answer.

How would you rate these NBA rookies? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below!

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