Terrence Williams is starting to get some love from rookie rankers and for good reason. As Tim Capstraw said after the Suns game, "there were times when he looked like the best player on the floor". After his 21-point, 9-assist, 4-rebound performance, Williams finished the month of March with averages of 14.1, 6.7 and 4.9 in 29 minutes per game. He also went to the line 4.2 times a game. His 2-7 shooting from deep Wednesday dropped his monthly percentage to 37%.
NBA.com's Drew Packham puts TWill on his honorable mention list, noting the connection between Williams' recent rise and the Nets' better play. ESPN's David Thorpe ranks Williams at #16, but calls him the sixth most improved over the course of the year. Why? Less "behind-the-scenes drama."