It’s been a nice summer (can’t beat 11 days in Vegas!), but I’m ready for the rookies to finally start playing some meaningful games.
My first T-Mobile Rookie Rankings won’t come out until next week (Monday I’ll break down my preseason Top 10), but you know Blake Griffin and John Wall will be early favorites. (I’ll also be updating the Rookie Ladder on an almost daily basis throughout the season, so be sure to bookmark that page.)
I’m also curious to hear your predictions for the upcoming season. Who do you think will be Rookie of the Year? Which rookie is being overlooked? Which rookies aren’t worth the hype?
In our annual survey of the rookies, Wall (38.5 percent) was picked by his peers to take home ROY honors over Griffin (23.1 percent), with DeMarcus Cousins and Wesley Johnson getting votes.
To get you ready for next week, check out these preseason highlight reels from Wall and Griffin. It’s gonna be a fun season.
From the look of things, Griffin’s showing no ill effects from last season’s knee injury: