McCollum came into the NBA from a very non-traditional basketball powerhouse, small Lehigh University, which is located in a suburb of Philadelphia
Every August, when the NBA's newly-drafted rookies participate in the Rookie Photo Shoot just a short drive north of Manhattan in Westchester, N.Y., they have to answer some tough questions in addition to posing for the cameras.
No, not hard questions like the Gotham Police ask The Joker in "The Dark Knight" in that dark interrogation room. Instead, the questions are more lighthearted, asking the league's new players what they think of their fellow rookies in terms of who they think will win the Rookie of the Year award, who is the best shooter, who is the most athletic, among others.
Regardless of what is asked to whom, however, the one query that is given the most attention by pundits and fans is always the Rookie of the Year inquiry. Everyone seems to be dying to know who will be chosen as the ro...