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Draft Dodgers At the start of the NBA season, each of the 29
teams had at least one rookie on their 15-man roster. Many of
those rookies were never drafted. Who was the last NBA rookie to
average at least 10 points per game despite not being selected in
the draft?

a. J.R. Bremer c. Erick Strickland
b. Brad Miller d. David Wesley

Cutting Class Last season's Rookie of the Year winner was Suns
forward Amare Stoudemire, who jumped straight from high school to
the NBA and averaged 14.2 points and 7.8 rebounds. Who was the
last former college player to win the award?

This Week's Matchup Match the current rookie with his native

1. Boris Diaw, Hawks a. France
2. Ndudi Ebi, Timberwolves b. the Netherlands
3. Francisco Elson, Nuggets c. Poland
4. Maciej Lampe, Knicks d. England

Call to Order LeBron James scored 25 points in his NBA debut last
week against the Kings. Place these players in order of their
highest-scoring games during their rookie seasons.

a. Vince Carter c. Jamal Mashburn
b. Allen Iverson d. Jerry Stackhouse


DRAFT DODGERS: c. Guard Erick Strickland, now of the Bucks, went
undrafted out of Nebraska in 1996. After starting the season in
the CBA, Strickland finished 1996-97 averaging 10.6 points in 28
games as a rookie with the Mavericks.

CUTTING CLASS: Forward Mike Miller, then of the Magic and now of
the Grizzlies, was the 2001 NBA Rookie of the Year after leaving
the University of Florida following his sophomore year. Miller's
current teammate, Spain's Pau Gasol, won the 2002 award with the

THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. a; 2. d; 3. b; 4. c

CALL TO ORDER: Iverson (50 points); Mashburn (37); Stackhouse
(34); Carter (32)