1. The Rookie of the Year Race: Starts tonight! Rudy Gay and Charlottes Adam Morrison figure to be among the prime contenders for Rookie of the Year honors this season. (Though both could be looking up at Portlands Brandon Roy all season.) As the two highest-rated small-forward prospects in last summers draft, Morrison and Gay were workout and draft-projection rivals, with both mentioned as possible #1 overall picks up until the day of the draft.
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"Spectacular, however, is not enough. Now and it's about time it will be what he does the next night, and the night after that. Swift has breathtaking talent. Even his unsatisfying one season in Houston was enough to demonstrate that. ...
Another year, another sportswriter waxing eloquent about Stromile Swift's potential. This one's from the Houston Chronicle.