1. Rook Roundup: Scouting First-Year Players
By Kevin ArnovitzESPN.com
For most franchises whose principal architects don't have six rings to plop down on a table in front of a free-agent superstar, there are few surefire ways to enter the ranks of title contenders, but here's one:
Draft killer prospects and groom them for greatness. That's the operational mission for the vast majority of the NBA.
Monday's slate of games included several such ...
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