As the third-leading scorer among rookies, and currently boasting a PER of 16.06 at age 20, Westbrook has moved right alongside Rose at the head of the class in our colleague David Thorpe's Rookie Watch. Thorpe loves Westbrook's confidence: "It's like he knows he and his team are going to be special," he wrote after the former UCLA slasher posted his first NBA triple-double (17/10/10) in a win over Dallas on March 2.
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