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Top rookie performers in summer league

Originally Published: July 17, 2009
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Blake GriffinGarrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesBlake Griffin's summer league performance should have Clippers fans excited about the team's future.

Through 10 days, three gyms and 44 games in the NBA's Orlando and Las Vegas summer leagues, here are the 10 best rookie performers I've seen, and a few who could end up cracking this group before the Vegas league finishes Sunday.

This listing is based only on what I've seen in the two leagues; it is not the "Rookie of the Year" standings but rather my impressions from the past two weeks.

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