Michael Carter-Williams named Rookie of Year

Philadelphia 76'ers Michael Carter-Williams (R) is guarded by Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose during the...

Philadelphia 76'ers Michael Carter-Williams (R) is guarded by Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose during the first quarter of their NBA game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in this file photo taken November 2, 2013. Rose will be named NBA Rookie of the Year, NJ.com reported on Saturday. (REUTERS/Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports/Files)

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Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams was named NBA Rookie of the Year on Monday.

Carter-Williams is only the third rookie since 1950-51 to lead all first-year players in scoring, rebounding and assists. He received 104 of a possible 124 first-place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada, finishing with 569 points.

Orlando Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo finished second with 364 points (16 first-place votes) and Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke finished third with 96 points (one first place vote).

Players were awarded five points for each first-place vote, three points for each second-place vote and one point for each third-place vote.

Carter-Williams averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds, joining Oscar Robertson (1960-61) and Alvan Adams (1975-76) as the only players since 1950-51 to pace all rookies in those three categories. He also joined Robertson and Magic Johnson as the only rookies in NBA history to average at least 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists. Carter-Williams also led all rookies in steals with 1.86 per game -- sixth in the NBA overall.

Selected by the 76ers with the 11th overall pick of the 2013 draft, Carter-Williams was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Oct. 29-Nov. 3, joining Shaquille O'Neal as the only rookies in history to capture NBA Player of the Week honors to begin their careers.

Carter-Williams was also named NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors four times this season. He had 17 double-doubles and two triple-doubles, and scored at least 20 points in 25 games.

 


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