Blake Griffin, technically a rookie because of his first-year injury, has become a Sportscenter sensation with his high-flying dunks and ridiculous numbers.
Griffin has graced the NBA with an incredible amount of athleticism, producing a highlight virtually every five minutes. For the first time in years, the Clippers are a hot ticket. Although their record is dismal, Blake Griffin has created a league-wide buzz attracting sports-writers and "VIP" fans like never before.
Griffin is the clear-cut Rookie of the Year this season. The following slides explore some of the other top rookies foreshadowing very successful careers.