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Jennings proves himself in playoffs

PER Diem: April 29, 2010

Updated: April 29, 2010, 2:25 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Brandon JenningsAP Photo/John BazemoreHe won't win Rookie of the Year, but Brandon Jennings has come alive for Milwaukee this postseason.

No, Brandon Jennings won't win NBA Rookie of the Year -- the Sacramento Kings have a news conference scheduled Thursday to announce Tyreke Evans as the winner.

But as I argued during the regular season, and as we're seeing during the Milwaukee Bucks' surprising postseason run, the experience Jennings is getting is more meaningful than that of his rivals in the great rookie point guard crop of '09, including Evans and Stephen Curry.

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