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  1. 05:24

    The Timberwolves' Insurgent Big Man

    Gorgui Dieng hasn't played much, but now that Nikola Pekovic is hurt, and the rookie is playing, David Thorpe says Dieng's a total game-changer for the Timberwolves.

    April 04, 2014
  2. 00:17

    Thunder Rookie Uses Hibbert As Towel

    The Thunder's Steven Adams was caught wiping his head on Roy Hibbert's arm late in the first quarter of Indiana's 102-97 win over Oklahoma City.

    April 13, 2014
  3. 07:37

    Who Knows Who'll Be the Star of the 2014 Draft?

    The big names are the best bets, but past drafts -- especially 2013's -- offer countless reminders that big surprises are the norm. Also, as David Thorpe points out, few rookies get big opportunities to succeed.

    January 13, 2014
  4. 06:58

    Big Rookie Finds

    It's hard to find a productive NBA big man. But the Celtics, Thunder and Nets pulled it off, with unheralded rookies Vitor Faverani, Steven Adams and Mason Plumlee playing well.

    December 03, 2013
  5. 06:22

    C.J. McCollum's Sad Twitter Game

    The Blazers' rookie would like to have more Twitter followers.

    November 13, 2013
  6. 07:35

    Damian Lillard on Playing Time

    Damian Lillard could play better. The reigning rookie of the year says shorter minutes would help.

    September 11, 2013
  7. 03:55

    Rookies on Rookies

    We quiz today's incoming rookies, and USA Today writer Jeff Zillgitt, about great rookies of the past, with some surprising results.

    August 08, 2013
  8. 06:07

    Anthony Bennett's Dream

    Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Anthony Bennett hangs out with the vertically-challenged Kevin Arnovitz and chats about the shock of being picked first overall in June's draft, the trials of not showering while injured and why he's the best kind of mama's

    July 20, 2013
  9. 04:13

    Rookie Lessons

    Kendall Marshall and Kevin Arnovitz discuss whether big contracts for vets motivate younger players, what it's like being on the bench as a rookie, whether a basketball qualifies as a carry-on and Clippers' rookie Reggie Bullock.

    July 15, 2013
  10. 04:27

    TrueHoop TV With Cody Zeller

    Kevin Arnovitz chats with Bobcats rookie Cody Zeller about the trials of commercial flights as a 7-footer, letting Twitter choose his draft-day suit and his sleeping hobby.

    July 15, 2013