Found March 13, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
The 2012 Draft class is not getting such great reviews so far. There have not been many rookies worth mentioning. Or maybe it has not gotten much talk because the Rookie of the Year race has been so easy to pick. Damian Lillard has been the clear guy from seemingly the beginning of the season. He has averaged 18.9 points and 6.4 assists per game. Although he has shot 42.9 percent from the floor, Lillard has made an impact for the Blazers and helped them hover just outside the Playoffs. He certainly made Portland get some quality value out of the Gerald Wallace trade with a point guard the franchise can build around with LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum. Portland is still a dangerous team. Lillard and the Trail Blazers were on full display Friday in San Antonio when the Trail Blazers defeated the Spurs 136-106 at AT&T Center, marking the largest home defeat for the Spurs since February 1997 and the most points allowed by a Spurs team at home since giving up 153...
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