NBA Rookie power rankings: Jaime Jaquez Jr. among the best

Over the last several games, Miami Heat rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. has crept up the power rankings of the league's top rookies.

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Honorable mentions

6. Brandon Miller, Charlotte Hornets
Stats: 12.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists

Missed Tuesday’s game against the Heat with a sprained ankle.

7. Jordan Hawkins, New Orleans Pelicans
Stats: 12.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists

Counting stats are impressive in CJ McCollum’s absence but his efficiency needs to improve (37.7% overall, 36% from 3-point range).

8. Keyonte George, Utah Jazz
Stats: 8.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists

Has started the last three games at point guard and has averaged 9.0 assists in those games.

9. Bilal Coulibaly, Washington Wizards
Stats: 8.2 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists

Looking like Washington’s first good first-round pick in… wow…

10. Marcus Sasser, Detroit Pistons
Stats: 9.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists

Has scored 19 or more points in three of 12 games.

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