Sophomore slump? These 10 should soar instead

Originally Published: October 23, 2008
By David Thorpe | ESPN.com

How will last season's rookies perform in Year 2? Here are my top 10 sophs:

1. Kevin Durant, Thunder I'm not expecting Durant's scoring numbers to jump nearly as much as his overall efficiency and productivity. Yes, he could average close to 25 points per game -- which would be impressive -- but doing so while rebounding better, defending with more purpose and getting more buckets inside the paint will establish Durant as a true future star. Building on this past April's play would ...

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