NBA Rookie Rankings: Willie Cauley-Stein Debuts at #3

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We are now a week into the 2015/16 NBA season and have had a brief opportunity to check out this year batch of rookies.  A couple rooks made a statement right from the start and some others are still tuning their games to NBA competition. Also, 3 teams at this point have 2 entries in my top 10 ranking.

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So far this season, the rookies that are failing to live up to the high hopes that were laid upon them are #2 pick D’Angelo Russell, #5 pick Mario Hezonja, #8 pick (and my preseason pick for rookie of the year) Stanley Johnson, and #9 pick Frank Kaminsky.

Others such as undrafted rookie point guard, T.J. McConnell, have surprised many out of the gate and look to continue their success going forward.

Here are my top 10 rookie rankings through the first week of play:

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