Midseason awards for rookie class

Originally Published: January 22, 2014
By David Thorpe | ESPN Insider

Michael Carter-WilliamsJesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesPhilly's phenom, Michael Carter-Williams, is taking home hardware in multiple award categories below.

The class of 2013-14 has already been maligned enough. But there have been bright spots, and it seems probable that this class will produce an All-Star or two and some players who will play prominent roles on contending teams. With the season half gone, here are the top players in some important categories.