Rookie Watch: West whipping East

Originally Published: March 5, 2010
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Tyreke EvansRonald Martinez/Getty ImagesWelcome to the West, where young talent abounds: Curry, Gordon, Blair, Evans, Mayo and Westbrook.

For three seasons now, I've been ranking and analyzing the rookies. In that time, it's become clear that the Western Conference teams have been far more successful at drafting and incorporating players into their programs.