Commentary

Rookie Watch: Turnaround time

Which rooks could be well on their way, which look stuck and which look lost?

Originally Published: December 13, 2012
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Thomas RobinsonGarrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe fifth pick in the draft, Thomas Robinson is averaging only 16.1 minutes per game for the Kings.

College basketball can be easily divided into three parts: the pre-conference schedule, the conference schedule and the postseason. This helps young players survive some weakness in their games, as they can see opportunities to change their course coming just ahead.