NBA's Greatest Rookies Of All Time

Blake Griffin
Photo: John W. McDonough

Blake Griffin

Los Angeles Clippers, 2010-11

Few players enter the league and dominate from the start, but the handful that do leave lasting impressions. Take, for example, Blake Griffin, who led all rookies in points (22.5 per game) and rebounds (12.1), while also stringing together the longest rookie double-double streak since 1968 and winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. Even more impressive, Griffin made Clippers games must-see TV with his highlight dunks and miraculous alley-oops.

But Griffin isn't the only rookie to have taken the league by storm. Here's a look at some of the NBA's greatest rookies of all time in reverse chronological order.

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