Between the Blazers learning Brandon Roy has some serious injury issues to deal with, the Raptors keeping their playoff hopes alive, the final game for the Nets at the Meadowlands (all right, scratch that one) and the rest of a full night of NBA action, you might not have paid much attention to the Rockets beating the Kings. But perhaps surprisingly, more than 14,000 fans in Sacramento did pay attention, in that they shelled out money for tickets and showed up to see the Kings suffer loss No. 56. Which brings us to Tyreke Evans, who put up 26 points, six rebounds and four assists against the Rockets.
Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
Those are the only players in NBA history to average 20 points, five rebounds and five assists as rookies. But once Evans finishes up his final game this week, it's a list that will expand to four. Despite that kind of success, is it even clear Evans would be the No. 1 pick if there were a draft do-over? Vote.
SportsNation blogger ricodade admires Evans but not his situation in Sacramento.
Is Rubio worth waiting 3 years? How good could the a Rubio/Turner backcourt be?
It should be 2 years. One more year in Europe and he has an out from his contract. The way he's been playing lately? I'd say yeah, he's going to be worth the wait. He's getting big time game experience in Europe, getting stronger. When he comes to the NBA, he has a chance to be a star. Full transcript