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Rookie Watch: Early observations

Michael Carter-Williams had a record-setting debut for the Sixers on Wednesday. AP Photo/Michael Perez

The "rule of one" can never be ignored. At least not for very long. One shot, one pass, one block, one game, one week, one month and even one season rarely tell us anything definitive. Rather they are suggestions of what is possible on a consistent basis. Without doubt, these rookie reviews and rankings will jump and skip all over the place each week, as they do each year.