1. Five Rookie Related Predictions for All-Star Weekend

    A lot has been written about this year's All-Star game already. Whether it was Kevin Love’s snub by the coaches and fans or Blake Griffin making the team as a rookie—a feat that not even LeBron James accomplished...

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  2. NBA Rookies: What I Want for Christmas

    This time of year, everyone is asking for something. Whether you just celebrated Hanukkah or have Christmas coming up this weekend, you probably asked for something, or received a gift from someone...

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  3. Washington Wizards: John Wall Could Learn from Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson

    Over the length of their careers, John Wall will probably surpass Jameer Nelson. It might not even be close by the time each are retired. But in Wall's first game he was outclassed by Nelson, the small-statured point guard from St...

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  4. NBA Rookie of the Year: Opening Night Rankings

    The 2010-11 NBA season is finally here. Throughout the preseason, several rookies performed as expected (Blake Griffin, John Wall , DeMarcus Cousins ) and others surprised us all with their play ( Evan Turner , Gary Forbes, Manny Harris)...

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  5. NBA Rookies: The Six Rookies Who Will Punish Teams That Passed on Them

    Every year the NBA draft has players who overachieve. Most second-round picks who end up successful end up saying that it motivated them to be better. Just look at players like Carlos Boozer, Gilbert Arenas, Paul Milsap, and Michael Redd...

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  6. 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend: The Five Rookies Who Will Be There

    Check out: TheRookieWall.com for complete NBA coverage.All-Star Weekend is a time for the NBA to put their best and brightest on display. There isn't a single true NBA fan who doesn't remember Vince Carter's performance in the Slam Dunk Contest...

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  7. NBA 2010: Greivis Vasquez Exclusive Interview

    After completing an accomplished four year career at the University of Maryland, Greivis Vasquez entered his name in the NBA Draft. He underwent a variety of pre-draft performance tests, many of which he ranked near the top of the point guard crop...

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  8. NBA 2010: Rookies Most Likely To Disappoint

    Hope springs eternal with each NBA Draft. Now that we've had the summer to evaluate and look at contract situations, a picture is beginning to emerge regarding each rookie...

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  9. John Wall: A Happy Birthday to the Washington Wizards Rookie Point Guard

    Today is Labor Day, a national holiday celebrating the economic and social achievements of American workers. However, today is also a very special day for a very special somebody; that somebody is John Wall, the No...

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  10. Dominique Jones: One Dedicated Rookie

    The Dallas Mavericks seem to have made the right choice by selecting Dominique Jones with the 25th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft...

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  11. Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins: Do You Boogie?

    On Twitter, DeMarcus Cousins is known as @boogiecousins, a name given to him by Kentucky basketball assistant coach Rod Strickland. “Coach Rod Strickland at Kentucky gave me the name,” said Cousins when he appeared on ESPN’s First Take.

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  12. Lance Stephenson's Complicated Relationship With The Indiana Pacers

    When the Pacers’ selected Paul George, Lance Stephenson, and Magnum Rolle in June’s NBA Draft, it marked a departure from the team's previous drafting strategy...

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  13. 2010 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot: What They Wore

    Sneakers have become a big part of every NBA players' wardrobe. They are the only piece of the uniform that allows a player to express himself; whether it be through sayings, colors, or the design itself...

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  14. Top 10 NBA Undrafted Free Agents Likely to Make an Impact

    We've already taken a look at second rounders who will make an impact this year in the NBA and now it's time to look even deeper...

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  15. NBA 2010-11: Ranking the Top 10 Rookie of the Year Candidates

    With the 2010-11 NBA season around the corner, we decided to rank the potential Rookie of the Year candidates. We know it's early, but these 10 rookies really have a shot at the end of the year award...

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  16. DeMarcus Cousins Interviewed on ESPN First Take

    DeMarcus Cousins, fifth overall pick of the Sacramento Kings, has had a pretty good start to his professional career in the NBA. He was named the league’s Rookie of the Month after his solid performance at the Las Vegas Summer League...

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  17. Eight Second-Rounders Who Will Have an Impact in 2010-11

    NBA Summer League is over, free agency is nearing its end, and soon the NBA season will be before us. With that in mind we decided to take a look at eight second-round draft picks from the 2010 NBA Draft who will have an impact in the 2010-11 NBA season..

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  18. Larry Sanders: The Medium Is The Message

    Many didn’t know what to expect when the Milwaukee Bucks selected Larry Sanders with the 15th pick overall in the 2010 NBA Draft...

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  19. NBA Rookie Watch: Post Summer League

    David Thorpe, author of ESPN’s weekly Rookie Watch recently published his post-summer league rookie rankings. To no ones surprise, No. 1 draft pick John Wall topped the rookie rankings with a stellar performance in Las Vegas, averaging 23...

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  20. Wesley Matthews Starts New Chapter With Portland Blazers

    Wesley Matthews entered the NBA Summer League last year as an undrafted rookie who was a long shot to make any NBA roster. Playing well last summer, he was invited to training camp with the Utah Jazz...

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  21. Greg Monroe Undergoes Successful Foot Surgery

    Greg Monroe, the Detroit Pistons first round pick, has undergone successful surgery to repair an issue with his right toe that apparently dates back to his days at Helen Cox High School...

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  22. NBA Summer League 2010: All-Rookie Teams

    Second Team Lance Stephenson—IND: 14.8 ppg | 2.3 rpg | 1.5 apg While injuries limited him to essentially three games, he still looked great in his first professional action...

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  23. New Jersey Nets Get Their King James...No, Really

    The Nets obviously missed out on landing the most coveted prize this free agency, LeBron James, and instead ended up with the dynamic duo who will form their own version of King James...

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  24. NBA Las Vegas Summer League: Day Six Rookie Recap

    Game 1 Houston Rockets 82 def. Denver Nuggets 75 Patrick Patterson – HOU: His shooting was inconsistent for the week, but his overall game looks promising. Solid rebounding presence down low, but he can get up and down the court with ease...

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  25. Las Vegas Summer League: Day Five Rookie Recap

    Game 1 Denver Nuggets 99 def. Chicago Bulls 71 Laurence Ekperigin —DEN: Efficient outing for the rookie out of Le Moyne College. 4-4 from the field and wasn't shy in attacking the basket...

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