Only 4 players have ever averaged at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists in a rookie season. The list includes Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan, Lebron James and...Tyreke Evans.
He has the ability to impact the game in many ways. The Pelicans are supposedly going to use him as a 6th man, in a Ginobili-esque/Harden-OKC-era-esque role. If he stays healthy and continues to mature, this deal will be worth the money.