NBA Power Rankings: Who are the 10 best rookies of 2020-21 class?

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NBA rookie rankings: Top 10 players of the 2020-21 class originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Looking for pleasant surprises in the 2020-21 NBA season? You'll find plenty in the latest rookie class.

While No. 3 pick LaMelo Ball and No. 1 pick Anthony Edwards are the frontrunners to win 2021 NBA Rookie of the Year, some of the best rookies outside that duo weren't even lottery picks. Take point guard Immanuel Quickley -- who's played a big role in the New York Knicks' resurgence -- or Saddiq Bey -- who's emerged as a consistent double-digit scorer in Detroit -- as two examples.

With the regular season coming to a close, it's time to rank the top 10 rookies of the 2020 class -- and see if Boston Celtics first-years Payton Pritchard and Aaron Nesmith make the cut.

NBA Power Rankings: Who are the 10 best rookies of 2020-21 class?

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