- David Thorpe, NBA
Last week we detailed the most popular players in this class -- the rookies who have generated the most buzz this summer. But many other rooks look like they have a chance to be serious NBA rotation players. A draft typically produces about 15 such guys, but this year's crop could produce double that number.
Here's a look at 12 intriguing players from this potentially stellar class.
David Thorpe breaks down the most intriguing rookies.