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The Rook book
Jack McCallum
January 14, 1991
How the first-round draft picks—listed in order of choice—are faring
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January 14, 1991

The Rook Book

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How the first-round draft picks—listed in order of choice—are faring

1 DERRICK COLEMAN
Nets
Unquestioned king of the rookies.

2 GARY PAYTON
SuperSonics
Talented but misguided. Talks trash.

3 CHRIS JACKSON
Nuggets
Call him Mr. Inconsistent.

4 DENNIS SCOTT
Magic
Can't put the ball on the floor.

5 KENDALL GILL
Hornets
Star potential as a two-guard.

6 FELTON SPENCER
Timberwolves
Big-time rebounder.

7 LIONEL SIMMONS
Kings
Sacramento's best move since, er....

8 BO KIMBLE
Clippers
Bo doesn't know defense. Yet.

9 WILLIE BURTON
Heat
Poor shooting (.418) has hurt him.

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