Rookie Watch: East coulda been better

Originally Published: March 10, 2010
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Darren CollisonDavid Sherman/NBAE/Getty ImagesWhat if the reigning Western Conference Rookie of the Month, Darren Collison, had landed in the East?

Last week, we took a look at five reasons the West is likely to continue dominating the East. For instance, check out today's rookie rankings: The top five guys are playing in the West, as are 15 of the top 20.

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