Here are some observations from some of the first-round draft picks who played in Orlando and Las Vegas.
Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Derrick Williams study?
David Thorpe says the Minnesota Timberwolves, despite a deep draft, should trade their 2012 conditional draft pick.
LeBron James is talented enough to thrive in any system. But in a perfect world, there is one brand of basketball and a certain crop of players that would energize LeBron to new levels. David Thorpe explains.
David Thorpe hands out midseason awards to the rookie class.
Scouts Inc.'s David Thorpe is giving out homework: Which veteran should Corey Brewer study?