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

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  1. Justise Winslow, Miami Heat

Winslow looked like he would have an opportunity to start for Miami this season when it appeared like Luol Deng would opt out of his contract, but Deng decided to stay and Winslow has been adjusting to his role coming off the bench.

The small forward has played smart and under control so far this season which is uncharacteristic of a 19 year-old rookie. Even though 3 games is a small sample for this stat, his plus/minus which indicates the point differential of the while that player is on the floor, is at +11 which ranks 2nd among NBA rookies.

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Winslow is also 6th in rebounds, tied for 8th in assists, and tied for 10th in steals.