From Rome to NBA Rookie of the Year?

PER Diem: Nov. 2, 2009

Updated: November 3, 2009, 3:16 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Brandon JenningsGary Dineen/Getty ImagesRookie Brandon Jennings has given Bucks fans something to be excited about early in the season.

Blake Griffin? Tyreke Evans? Humbug. The rookie of the year race saw its first hat thrown in the ring this past weekend, and it didn't belong to either of those two.