Rookie Watch: Let's be real

Why Harrison Barnes, Dion Waiters haven't been as good as they may seem

Originally Published: December 7, 2012
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Harrison Barnes, Dion WaltersGetty ImagesHarrison Barnes and Dion Waiters fit the old star mold, but the advanced stats tell a different story.

Some readers have questioned why Harrison Barnes and Dion Waiters aren't higher in my rankings. So let me take this time to explain how I evaluate the rookie class and talent overall.