- David Thorpe, NBA
With no summer league and a shortened training camp/preseason schedule, this season's rookies are faced with tougher challenges compared to most classes. But don't expect any sympathy. Either they make progress and build trust from their coaches, or they lose minutes and fall out of the rotation or go to the D-League. With just a few games under their belts, here's what I've seen from some of the members of this year's class.
Here's how some of the top members of the rookie class looked in their NBA debuts.