Rookie Watch: Who's rising, falling?

Originally Published: March 17, 2010
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Marcus ThorntonDerick E. Hingle/US PresswireDrafted in the second round, the Hornets' Marcus Thornton has been one of the league's best rookies.

The NBA's regular season is down to its last four weeks. Some players, like Tyreke Evans, Stephen Curry, Ty Lawson, Darren Collison and Brandon Jennings, have been producing at the same level for a while now. For other rooks, the stretch run has proven to be the best part of their season, where they have been applying new lessons and skills to great use.