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NBA Rookie Rankings 3/8-3/14

As the regular season is coming to a close, NBA rookies are trying to elevate their teams to a playoff position. Evan Mobley and Scottie Barnes’ teams sit one seed apart. It will be a thrilling ending to see where the two end up.

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NBA Rookie Rankings 2/22-2/28

Fresh off the NBA All-Star break, the season is back for its second half. It seemed like a much-needed break for these rookies, and they returned to action and picked up right where they left off.

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NBA Rookie Rankings 2/8-2/14

As All-Star weekend approaches, the rookies continue to stand out and represent the league’s future. They have proven to be leaders on their squads.

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NBA Rookie Rankings 2/1-2/7

The NBA 2022 Clorox Rising Stars rosters have been revealed.  A draft was conducted by 75th Anniversary Team members and Rising Stars coaches Jon Barry, Gary Payton, Isiah Thomas, and James Worthy. As rookies approach that weekend, let’s see best performances from this past week.

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NBA Rookie Rankings 1/25-1/31

NBA fans saw a battle between two of the brightest stars last week, as Cade Cunningham and Evan Mobley squared off. It is probably safe to say the league is in good hands. Each of these five rookies could be franchise pieces for their teams in short order.

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NBA Rookie Rankings 12/28-1/3

More players are entering NBA’s health and safety protocols, but these rookies have come off the list and picked up where they left off. From players setting career-high scoring nights to setting the youngest NBA triple record double, it’s well known that these rookies are remarkable. Stepping into the first action of 2022, let’s see how these rookies stacked up on our list. 

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Nia’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA regular season is coming to a close and some teams have already been eliminated from playoff contention. They will look towards the draft, where the 2021 class is filled with potential stars and high-upside players.

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NBA’s Top 5 Rookie of the Year Candidates

The NBA draft is one of the most hyped-up offseason events. It creates lives for young players and builds futures for organizations. After the draft, some players end up playing at a high level right away.

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Rookies who are Overachieving or Disappointing

Most NBA teams have played ten games in the 2020-2021 season. NBA rookies have had their time to shine during these ten or more games. There have been some rookies who have outperformed their expectations and some who have been disappointing thus far.

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Rookie Report: Week Three

The last edition of the Rookie Report feels ages ago. The regular season had not started yet, and everyone had a pretty good idea as to which rookie would be crowned 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year – Zion Williamson.

Well, things change, and quickly. Williamson is set to miss, give-or-take, the first 20 games of the New Orleans Pelicans’ schedule. Zion’s injury has cleared the way for many other hopefuls to be named the best rookie from the 2019 rookie class.

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