Toronto RaptorsForward Scottie BarnesThe 2021-22 NBA Rookie Of The Year is. This highlights the All-Rookie teams that were announced Wednesday.
Barnes was among three players who received the maximum 100 votes for the first team. Detroit's Cade Cunningham Cleveland's Evan Mobley.
The All-Rookie teams are not voted for by position, unlike the All-NBA team.
These three joined the first team. OrlandoForward Franz Wagner HoustonGuard Jalen Green. The NBA Draft's First Four Selections: Cunningham (No. 1), Green (No. 2), Green (No. 2), Mobley (No. 4) – They were all part of the original team.
Barnes, who was the first Raptor to win Rookie-of-the Year after Vince Carter in 1998-1999, averaged 15.3 and 7.5 points per game, while starting all 74 Toronto games. To win the Cunningham/Mobley award, he came back strong at the conclusion of the season.
Cunningham was the sixth rookie to average 17.4 points, 5.8 assists, and 5.5 rebounds per match since the merger (1976-1977). He also became the sixth rookie after the All-Star break joining. Luka Doncic, Stephen Curry, LeBron JamesGrant Hill, Michael Jordan.
Mobley was the only player to have 50 steals and 100 blocks this season. Mobley was a Cavaliers player who averaged 15 points per game and 8.3 rebound for a team that was in the playoff race throughout the season, before being injured.
Wagner finished fourth with the most points and received 99 of 100 votes (84 on the first team, 15 on second). Since 2005, he is the first Orlando player to be named First Team All-Rookie. Elfrid Payton did so in 2014-15.
The No. Green was the No. 2 overall pick. He averaged 17.3 points per match, which was enough to rank second in rookies behind Cunningham.
The second team in order of votes was Oklahoma City guard Herb Jones, New Orleans forward. Josh Giddey, Denver guard Bones HylandChicago guard Ayo DosunmuIndiana guard Chris Duarte.