2012-2013 Rookie Of The Night (RON) Page

Here is the a unique look at the Rookie of the Year Race, a comprehensive running diary of the best rookie performances each night of the season!

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December

Date RON PTS REBS ASSTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Saturday, Dec 1st Damian Lillard 24 6 11 1 0 9-17 4-7 2-2 46 W(118-117 2OT) In double-overtime Lillard took over with nine points and three points leading the way.
Sunday, Dec 2nd Kyle O’Quinn 6 2 0 0 2 2-2 0-0 2-2 8 W(113-103) O’Quinn made an impact to start the fourth quarter run scoring and blocking shots.
Monday, Dec 3rd Damian Lillard 24 3 9 1 0 6-16 1-8 11-14 43 W(118-112 OT) Lillard shot 16-22 from inside the three-point line (including FTs) which is his bread and butter as an attacking point guard.
Tuesday, Dec 4th Alexey Shved 17 3 4 0 1 5-8 4-7 3-3 29 W(105-88) The game was over at the half in large part because Shved lit up the 76ers with 11 quick points off the bench.
Wednesday, Dec 5th Andre Drummond 15 12 0 1 2 6-8 0-0 3-7 30 L(104-97) Drummond notched his second double-double in the loss maximizing his time on the court.
Thursday, Dec 6th Pablo Prigioni 7 6 1 2 0 3-3 1-1 0-0 13 W(112-92) Well, he was the only rookie to play on Thursday so there is that.
Friday, Dec 7th Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 11 11 2 0 1 4-4 0-0 3-6 31 L(93-108) MKG notches the double-double despite the loss.
Saturday, Dec 8th Nando de Colo 10 8 6 0 1 3-10 2-6 2-2 26 W(132-102) The game was a laugher by the half so de Colo was able to go out there and play big minutes.
Sunday, Dec 9th Andrew Nicholson 19 9 2 2 2 9-11 0-0 1-2 25 W(98-90) He played very well against a struggling Suns front line and is showing flashes of that pre-Draft potential.
Monday, Dec 10th Jae Crowder 11 4 4 2 0 5-9 1-2 0-0 23 W(119-96) Crowder played well off the bench balancing the unit with shooting, energy, and length.
Tuesday, Dec 11th Bradley Beal 15 7 4 1 0 6-12 1-4 2-2 38 W(77-70) Beal spoiled the return of Anthony Davis with one of his better all-around games this year.
Wednesday, Dec 12th Alexey Shved 8 2 5 2 0 3-10 0-2 5-7 31 W(108-105) Shved made a few key plays in the fourth quarter to help the Wolves hold on to a win.
Thursday, Dec 13th Damian Lillard 29 7 6 0 0 11-22 2-6 5-5 40 W(98-90) Lillard set the tone early with his scoring and paced the team to a team to an upset win.
Friday, Dec 14th Austin Rivers 27 0 2 0 0 9-14 5-6 4-4 37 L(113-102) It took a while, but Rivers found that scoring touch that the Hornets drafted him for back in June.
Saturday, Dec 15th Alexey Shved 18 2 6 2 0 6-12 3-5 3-6 44 W(114-106 OT) In a smaller role with the return of Ricky Rubio he was able to be as productive back in his natural position.
Sunday, Dec 16th Damian Lillard 16 2 4 1 1 5-14 4-10 2-2 39 W(95-92) Lillard nailed the game winning three as the Blazers are creeping towards .500 on the season.
Monday, Dec 17th Chris Copeland 29 5 0 2 1 11-19 3-5 4-4 28 L(109-96) Minus Melo, in meaningless minutes of a game decided at half-time, Copeland exploded offensively.
Tuesday, Dec 18th Anthony Davis 15 16 1 4 1 4-7 0-0 7-7 39 L(103-96) After four poor games Davis is back to playing like himself, despite the loss.
Wednesday, Dec 19th Tyler Zeller 20 3 2 1 0 9-15 0-0 2-3 36 L(103-91) Zeller established a career-high in the loss as a starter showing a flash to the future.
Thursday, Dec 20th Alexey Shved 12 7 12 1 0 5-10 2-4 0-0 33 W(99-93) The Thunder’s winning streak came to an end on the same night Shved became a legitimate ROY candidate.
Friday, Dec 21st Terrence Ross 13 1 0 1 2 5-8 3-5 0-0 23 W(93-90) Ross is turning into a viable 6th Man for the Raptors who are on a roll right now.
Saturday, Dec 22nd Damian Lillard 25 1 7 1 0 7-13 2-5 9-10 39 W(96-93) With under a minute on the clock Lillard iced the game with a step-back jumper to continue the teams season high five game winning streak.
Sunday, Dec 23rd Alexey Shved 18 5 4 1 0 7-16 4-9 0-0 39 L(94-91) With a big three late Shved made the game close, but it was not enough for the win.

Thursday, Nov 22nd No Basketball Christmas Eve

Tuesday, Dec 25th Jared Sullinger 16 7 2 1 1 6-7 0-0 4-6 33 W(93-76) Off the bench Sully added a low post presence scoring efficiently as the Celtics separated.
Wednesday, Dec 26th Damian Lillard 17 8 11 1 1 7-14 3-5 0-0 38 W(109-91) Lillard netted his fourth double-double of the season, only one behind Anthony Davis among rookies.
Thursday, Dec 27th Jae Crowder 4 2 0 0 0 1-2 1-2 1-1 11 L(111-105 OT) Not a major impact, but the Mavs were in control of this game before giving it to the Thunder.
Friday, Dec 28th Anthony Davis 25 9 0 1 3 11-20 0-0 3-3 34 L(104-97) Davis is getting into his groove again and nearly led the Pelicans to a win.
Saturday, Dec 29th Alexey Shved 12 4 10 0 0 3-6 1-4 5-6 34 W(111-107) Minus Ricky Rubio the Wolves needed a playmaker and Shved led them to another win late.
Sunday, Dec 30th Andre Drummond 8 7 0 1 2 4-4 0-0 0-0 19 W(96-94) Very efficient in short minutes in an upset win.
Monday, Dec 31st

October/November

Date RON PTS REBS ASSTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Tuesday, Oct 30th Jae Crowder 8 3 2 1 0 3-7 2-4 0-0 20 W(99-91) Crowder didn’t have the biggest statline of the night, but he came in and provided energy and more surprisingly, shot-making right when his team needed it.
Wednesday, Oct 31st Damian Lillard 23 3 11 1 0 7-17 1-4 8-8 35 W(116-106) Best rookie performance from a point guard since Isiah Thomas deserves notice as Lillard torched the vaunted Lakers for a double-double in his debut.
Thursday, Nov 1st N/A
Friday, Nov 2nd Damian Lillard 21 3 7 1 0 9-19 2-6 1-1 38 L(106-92) Nearly another double-double coming against one of the most athletic teams in the NBA. This time in a loss, but still a very good performance.
Saturday, Nov 3rd Damian Lillard 20 6 9 0 0 8-15 3-6 1-2 42 W(95-85) Eight points in overtime led the charge as the Blazers are exceeding expectations early in the season.
Sunday, Nov 4th Jonas Valanciunas 4 4 2 0 1 2-8 0-0 0-0 23 W(105-86) Not a great night for the Lithuanian big man, but anchored the defense in the paint.
Monday, Nov 5th Dion Waiters 28 3 1 0 0 10-17 7-11 1-1 32 W(108-101) Waiters balanced the scoring with seven deep balls in the victory.
Tuesday, Nov 6th Jonas Valanciunas 18 6 1 0 0 6-8 0-0 6-6 32 L(108-88) In a blowout loss the Lithuanian big man scored efficiently against an athletic front line on the road.
Wednesday, Nov 7th Bradley Beal 16 4 3 1 1 6-15 3-8 1-1 38 L(100-94 OT) Beal got off the snide knocking down his shot and nearly stealing a win in overtime at Boston.
Thursday, Nov 8th Damian Lillard 16 2 4 0 3 6-13 2-4 2-4 41 L(103-90) The rookie had six points and three assists in a third quarter comeback that fell short.
Friday, Nov 9th Anthony Davis 23 11 2 2 5 9-18 0-1 5-9 37 W(107-99) Davis came back from injury strong leading his team on both ends of the floor to third win as the Hornets have to give up 100 points on the season.
Saturday, Nov 10th Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 25 12 0 1 2 8-12 0-0 9-10 41 W(101-97 OT) MKG was an intricate part in the Bobcats coming back, upsetting, and getting their second win of the season.
Sunday, Nov 11th Dion Waiters 8 4 0 0 0 3-6 1-2 1-2 21 L(106-91) Not an impact game from Waiters as the team struggled to score and defend all game.
Monday, Nov 12th Alexey Shved 16 4 5 0 3 3-12 1-6 9-11 33 W(90-82) When his shot wasn’t falling Shved stepped up in other ways filling up the boxscore and getting to the free-throw line.
Tuesday, Nov 13th Damian Lillard 22 2 9 0 0 7-10 2-3 4-4 35 W(103-86) Lillard rebounds from his bad shooting outing to lead the Blazers a dominate victory.
Wednesday, Nov 14th Harrison Barnes 19 13 1 0 1 6-11 1-2 6-8 40 W(92-88) Barnes played the type of game most expected him to play every night in college with a double-double, leading to a win.
Thursday, Nov 15th Pablo Prigioni 2 1 2 0 1 1-2 0-1 0-0 6 W(104-100) Not a lot of rookies to look at tonight, Prig’s has been impressive as a 35 year old rookie!
Friday, Nov 16th Damian Lillard 27 5 5 0 2 9-18 3-9 6-6 42 W(119-117 OT) Lillard is getting points in a variety of a ways with six free-throws, six two’s, and three three’s. Balance.
Saturday, Nov 17th Anthony Davis 28 11 1 0 0 10-14 0-0 8-9 32 L(117-113) He didn’t record a block or make a major impact on the game defensively, but Davis showed his versatility on offense in a tough loss.
Sunday, Nov 18th Kyle Singler 14 2 2 0 0 6-9 1-1 1-2 24 W(103-83) The Pistons are 2-3 with Singler in as a starter (0-8) before that beating two quality teams in the process.
Monday, Nov 19th Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 15 9 4 1 1 4-13 0-0 7-8 30 W(102-98) MKG did a little bit of everything as he is fitting into his role as the glue guy for this team.
Tuesday, Nov. 20th Jonas Valanciunas 11 11 3 0 3 3-6 0-0 5-6 25 L(106-98) This was the rookies first double-double since opening night, despite the loss, Valanciunas is having his moments.
Wednesday, Nov 21st John Henson 17 18 0 0 0 7-12 0-0 3-4 27 L(113-106 OT) Henson dominated the offensive glass to nearly lead the Bucks to an upset of the defending Champs.

Thursday, Nov 22nd No Basketball Thanksgiving Day

Friday, Nov 23rd Andre Drummond 13 13 0 2 0 6-11 0-0 1-6 24 W(91-90) In the fourth quarter Drummond took over on the glass and in the paint, still couldn’t hit a free-throw, but he was the difference.
Saturday, Nov 24th Harrison Barnes 10 11 2 0 0 4-7 0-1 2-4 39 W(96-89) Barnes stepped up as a scorer down the stretch with six points in the deciding period leading the game winning run.
Sunday, Nov 25th Jonas Valanciunas 22 7 3 0 3 9-13 0-0 4-5 39 L(111-106 2OT) Playing against one of the better front-lines in the NBA brought out the best the rookie with one of his better games to date.
Monday, Nov 26th Kyle Singler 16 10 5 2 1 6-7 3-3 1-1 36 W(108-101) The Pistons are 4-3 with Singler in the starting line-up with his versatility in the frontcourt.
Tuesday, Nov 27th Alexey Shved 8 1 2 2 0 3-8 2-5 0-0 27 W(97-89) Shved nailed back-to-back threes to start the fourth quarter, sparking the win.
Wednesday, Nov 28th Alexey Shved 17 2 1 0 0 5-12 3-6 4-4 36 L(101-95) Shved is becoming a go-to scorer on the perimeter in the fourth quarter for the T-Wolves, look at his last few games.
Thursday, Nov 29th Nando de Colo 15 6 5 1 0 4-8 2-4 5-6 33 L(105-100) De Colo with the unconventional start and played well in the near upset.
Friday, Nov 30th Alexey Shved 16 3 5 2 0 5-9 4-6 2-2 32 W(95-85) 10 points 2 assists in the fourth quarter, again, the offensive catalyst late in games on the perimeter.

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