Rookie Watch: Early disappointments
Originally Published: November 17, 2010By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesChew on this: The numbers say Detroit's Greg Monroe has been playing more like he's 6-6 than 6-11.Let me write this right off the bat: Disappointment, as it relates to how rookies begin a season, can be a fleeting thing. Just like success, the productivity of a player can change fast, thanks to adjustments the player makes and the way his team handles his play. Opponents have a say in this as well.
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