Heated race for Rookie of Year honors
PER Diem: Dec. 16, 2009
Updated: December 16, 2009, 3:03 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesSome scintillating shooting from Tyreke Evans has helped close the gap on Brandon Jennings for ROY.It's an unusual Rookie of the Year race, to say the least. We're barely a quarter of the way into the season, yet it's already narrowed into just a two-horse race between point guards Tyreke Evans of Sacramento and Brandon Jennings of Milwaukee.