NBA rookies can come in at such a young age these days that often times coaches limit their minutes or sometimes even send them down to the D-League to get more reps before putting them up against seasoned pros. Each coach and team is different in how they treat their newly acquired players, but moderation is often a good path to success with unrefined players.
Even with constricted minutes, some rookies manage to outshine their peers and have fans asking why they aren't on the floor more. NBA Analyst JR Jackson is down in New Orleans for the upcoming Super Bowl, but he broke down a few of his favorite NBA rookies that desperately deserve more minutes.
Did he miss anyone for this year's rookie class? Let him know in the comments below.