Dishing With D'Antoni
Mike D'Antoni, the mind behind the "Seven Seconds or Less" Suns of the mid-2000s, sits down with
former employee Amin Elhassan to talk about Phoenix's golden years and playing in Italy. THTV
ESPN Insider David Thorpe has been keeping an eye on the entire rookie class all season. As a learning exercise, he suggests the rooks study some of the top veterans in the NBA. With that in mind, we asked some of the top rookies who they watch in the NBA. Here are their answers:
Quotes were gathered by ESPN.com writers Israel Gutierrez and Michael Wallace, ESPN Dallas contributor Bryan Gutierrez, and TrueHoop Network bloggers Jovan Buha, James Ham, Andy Larsen, Andrew McNeill, Brian Robb and Kyle Weidie.