Sometimes, NBA rookies play more like seasoned veterans than inexperienced first-year guys.
When Bill Russell entered the league in 1956, he proved to be a man among boys as he grabbed 19.6 rebounds per game and led the Boston Celtics to their first ever world championship.
Throughout the history of the NBA, several rookies have put up brilliant numbers. In fact, some have even averaged over 30 points per game in their debut seasons.
Here is a list of the top 25 rookies of all time.