Rookie Watch: Who are the early favorites for ROY?

Originally Published: June 27, 2008
By David Thorpe | ESPN.com

Draft's over. Time to look ahead to the 2008-09 season. Which rookies will have the biggest impact? Who are the Rookie of the Year contenders?

Here's my list of the top 20 rookies:

1. Michael Beasley, PF, Heat He's a prodigious talent who will be extremely productive in Miami or wherever he ends up. The Heat pride themselves on being a top-notch organization, so if they keep him they will focus heavily on wringing all of Beasley's talents out of him in short order.

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