Rookie Watch: How do they rank?

Originally Published: November 21, 2013
By David Thorpe | ESPN Insider

Michael Carter-WilliamsJesse D. Garrabrant/Getty ImagesDespite MCW's feats, it's no stretch to say that this could be the worst rookie class in NBA history.

There is no way to sugarcoat this: The NBA draft class, as it stands today, might be the worst class in NBA history. When you account for the injuries to Trey Burke, Otto Porter and Nerlens Noel, the poor play of top pick Anthony Bennett, and the lack of overall starting-level talent, there is no other conclusion to reach.