Numbers Game: Down Year for Rookies?
Numbers Game: Down Year for Rookies?

This article is part of our Numbers Game series.

One month into the season, the Rookie of the Year "competition" looks more like a coronation. Joel Embiid is a star on the rise, with a future trajectory every bit as optimistic as those of Anthony Davis or Karl-Anthony Towns (typical asterisks for health included). But for ...

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Alex Rikleen
Rikleen writes the NBA column "Numbers Game," which decodes the math that underpins fantasy basketball. A certified math teacher, Rikleen decided the field of education pays too well, so he left it for writing. He is a Boston College graduate living in Delaware.
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