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Post Bulletin Sports Podcast: Way-too-early NBA rookie takeaways

Isaac Trotter and Erich Fisher break down the tremendous 2020 NBA rookie class and separate prospects into different tiers. Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball look like franchise players already. Plus, they touch on guys who need to show more and others who've been way better than expected.

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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) dunks over Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) in the second quarter at Ball Arena in Denver on Jan. 5, 2021. Ron Chenoy / USA TODAY Sports

The 2020 NBA Draft class looks special. Isaac Trotter is joined by the Post Bulletin's digital content producer and NBA super-analyst Erich Fisher to break down all the talented rookies. Isaac and Erich break down the rookies into separate tiers. Like LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman and Anthony Edwards who have shown they might be franchise players already. Or others like Patrick Williams, Saddiq Bey and Tyrese Haliburton who are going to play in the league for a long time. Some rookies need to show more (looking at you, Cole Anthony and Isaac Okoro), but plenty have been way better than expected, like the Timberwolves' Jaden McDaniels.

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