NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Dereck Lively II re-enters top 5 after dominant week

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4. Brandon Miller

Last week's rank: 4

Brandon Miller was unfortunately plagued with injuries throughout this week but looks to make his return in the coming days.

Miller played nine minutes in the Hornets' loss last Friday. He didn't have the most impactful nine minutes, but his presence has been sorely missed for the Hornets. Since getting injured against the San Antonio Spurs, the Hornets have only managed to score over 100 points once since his absence.

The Hornets aren't known as an offensive juggernaut, but their one promising rookie has been a huge plus on the offensive end. Miller will look to return in the coming days, but the Hornets will have to tread water without him if he is to miss another game.

Charlotte recently got their superstar LaMelo Ball back from injury, but it hasn't seemed to equate to any wins. Since his return, the Hornets still have yet to win any games and still have yet to see Ball and Miller share the court with valuable time.

With Ball and Miller about to share the court in the coming days, it could create a dynamic duo in Charlotte. The Hornets have only won eight games on the season, so they will be looking for anything that will get them in the win column.