Measuring Griffin against the greats

Phenom is having one of the best rookie seasons ever (PER Diem: Jan. 18, 2011)

Updated: January 19, 2011, 12:49 AM ET
By John Hollinger |
Blake GriffinNoah Graham/Getty ImagesBlake Griffin is averaging 22.5 points and 12.8 rebounds a game for the Clippers, who are on the rise.

Normally at this time of year, I might write a column that compares the various Rookie of the Year candidates in order to help sort out a tight race.