The 2013-14 Rookie of the Year contenders each have a checklist of improvements and adjustments to make during their first NBA training camps.
And atop those checklists should be a primary focus—the one thing a player needs to work on to better prepare himself for everyday life on the NBA hardwood.
Training camp is the time for rookies to get acquainted with the lifestyle and new breed of competition. It's their first real shot to see what works and what doesn't.
The earlier each rookie learns what they need to improve, the faster the transition process will go.