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Youngbloods: Rookie Power Rankings for 1/30/2014

Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports
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Michael Carter-Williams, Philadelphia 76ers

The MCW train just keeps on rolling. Carter-Williams is averaging 17.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 6.7 assists, and 2.4 assists, all of which lead all rookies. He was selected to the Rising Stars Game and he continues to make his case for Rookie of the Year.
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Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic

Oladipo regains the number two spot, averaging 13.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.6 steals. He is shooting .417 from the field, .299 from three point territory and .769 from the free throw line. He will also be taking part in the Rising Stars Game and has voiced his interest in taking part in the Slam Dunk Contest as well.
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Trey Burke, Utah Jazz

Sorry Kevin. Burke's numbers have been steady though, averaging 13.3 points, 5.7 assists, 3.1 steals, and 0.7 steals. He also has the least turnover average of the top 3 at 2.0 per game. Plus he is shooting .401 from the field, .358 from three and .901 from the charity stripe.
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Tim Hardaway Jr., New York Knicks

Hardaway continues to be a scoring machine in limited minutes, but also continues to do little else. He is averaging 8.6 points per game in 19.5 minutes (15.9 per 36). His other averages are 1.4 rebounds (2.6 per 36), 0.8 assists (1.5 per 36), 0.5 steals (0.9 per 36) and 0.1 blocks (0.2 per 36).
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

The Greek Freak makes his first appearance on the list. In only 23.7 minutes, Antetokounmpo is averaging 7.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.8 blocks. That's 10.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.2 blocks per 36.