It’s just week two of the NBA season, but already the battle for rookie supremacy is heating up. We had some huge games from our top candidates – double doubles a-plenty and even a near triple double. This rookie class is looking good.

1. Blake Griffin | PF | Los Angeles Clippers |  1st Pick 2009
18.1 PPG, 11 RPG, 0.1 BLK, 34.6 MIN
Blake Griffin has been giving his Clippers something they haven’t had since a healthy Elton Brand – consistency. The guy is a double-double machine and is just inches away from being a 20 ppg, 10 rpg player. He even got a whopping 17 rebounds on Saturday. He’s making Clippers fans forget about that ‘other’ LA team.

2. John Wall | PG | Washington Wizards | 1st Pick 2010
19.4 PPG, 9.6 APG, 2.6 SPG, 40 MIN
People may question why John Wall is this week’s number two, after having such an impressive game last Tuesday. The kid scored 29 points, 13 assists and an incredible 9 steals, just one away from a triple double. No doubt this guy is a special player, but with his high assist count, comes a high number of turnovers. Last three games he had 8, 9 and 6 turnovers. Keep a hold of that ball!

3. Evan Turner | SG | Philidelphia 76ers | 2nd Pick 2010
9.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 02.6 APG, 27.6 MIN

Turner finally got some starter minutes last game, and it proved to be a good choice by coach Doug Collins. He scored 14 points and snared 10 rebounds in a win against the New York Knicks, hitting 6 of his 11 shots. We’ll see if does as well in his next NBA start, if he gets the chance.

4. Derrick Favors | PF | New Jersey Nets | 3rd Pick 2010
9.5 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 0.3 BPG, 22.2 MIN
Despite struggling on Friday, scoring just 4 points and getting 1 rebound in 17 minutes, Favors is still looking pretty good coming off the bench. He’s only playing about 20 minutes a game and has been consistent. It’d be nice if the Nets gave him some more minutes, to see if he was truly worth the number 3 pick.

5. Eric Bledsoe | PG | Los Angeles Clippers | 18th pick 2010
8.4 PPG, 4.4 APG, 1.1STL, 26 MIN

Bledsoe is our surprise pick this week for the number five spot, inching out struggling DeMarcus Cousins and sporadic Wesley Johnson. Bledsoe looked good in his last 4 games, getting to start over Baron Davis. In the last five games he’s scored 11 points, 6 assists and 1.6 steals in 35 minutes. He’s complementing Blake Griffin nicely.

Wesley Johnson has looked good up until last game’s abysmal 4 point on 2-9 shooting performance. DeMarcus Cousins is battling those other big men for playing time in Sacramento, but foul trouble and pretty poor rebounding is keeping him out of the top five.

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