10 Sophomores That Will Make A Big Impact This Season

Steven ResnickSenior Writer IOctober 18, 2009

10 Sophomores That Will Make A Big Impact This Season

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 26: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls brings the ball upcourt against the Boston Celtics in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 26, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The

Honorable Mentions

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    OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18:  Anthony Morrow #22 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after hitting a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers during an NBA game on November 18, 2008 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly ack

Number 10: Greg Oden, Portland Trail Blazers

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    PORTLAND, OR - DECEMBER 09:  Greg Oden #52 of the Portland Trail Blazers dunks over Dwight Howard #12 of the Orlando Magic at the Rose Garden on December 9, 2008 in Portland, Oregon.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloadi

Number 9: Jason Thompson, Sacramento Kings

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12:  Jason Thompson #34 of the Sacramento Kings dunks against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 12, 2008 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  The Lakers won 112-103.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agr

Number 8: Brook Lopez, New Jersey Nets

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 20:  Eddie Curry #34 of the New York Knicks defends Brook Lopez #11 of the New Jersey Nets during the second half of a pre-season game on October 20, 2008 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Knicks won 114-

Number 7: Michael Beasley, Miami Heat

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    MIAMI - MAY 01:  Michael Beasley #30 of the Miami Heat backs down Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at American Airlines Arena on May 1, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The Heat defeated the Hawks 98-72. NO

Number 6: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

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    OKLAHOMA CITY - OCTOBER 29:  Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks across the court during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Ford Center on October 29, 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Bucks won 98-87.  NOTE TO USER: User e

Number 5: Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves

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Number 4: Eric Gordon, Los Angeles Clippers

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 9:  Eric Gordon #10 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives against the Charlotte Bobcats during the game at Time Warner Cable Arena on February 9, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees

Number 3: O.J. Mayo, Memphis Grizzlies

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    LOS ANGELES - APRIL 12:  O.J. Mayo #32 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 12, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  The Lakers won 92-75.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by dow

Number 2: Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 23: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls drives to the basket past Mikki Moore #7 of the Boston Celtics in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 23, 2009 in Chicago, I

Number 1: Anthony Randolph, Golden State Warriors

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    OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 12:  Anthony Randolph #4 of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Luis Scola #4 of the Houston Rockets during an NBA game on December 12, 2008 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agr
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