All rookies have training camp highlighted on their calenders. It's their first taste of the NBA lifestyle—practicing with veterans, pro-level conditioning, new offensive sets, film review, daily meetings.
This is where the transition starts. It's important that each rookie uses this time wisely, including those expected to play immediately, as well as those on long-term plans.
We've laid out what each rookie must focus on as he enters his first NBA training camp. This focus will center around a weakness or flaw in their game. The goal is to ultimately lower the hurdle that this weakness presents by the time camp closes.