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Malcolm Brogdon, Dario Saric unanimous picks for National Basketball Association all-rookie team

Malcolm Brogdon, Dario Saric unanimous picks for National Basketball Association all-rookie team

Joining Embiid, Saric and Brogdon on the All-Rookie First-Team are Kings guard Buddy Hield and Knicks big man Willy Hernangomez.

Antetokounmpo received seven first-team votes and 35 points total.

After providing a handful of highlights and displaying some promising upside as a rookie, Celtics forward Jaylen Brown was named to the NBA's All-Rookie Second Team on Monday.

This season marks the first time that the NBA All-Rookie First Team includes four worldwide players: Saric (Croatia), Embiid (Cameroon), Hield (Bahamas) and Hernangomez (Spain). The previous record was three global players on the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, who are the three finalists for Defensive Player of the Year, anchored the first team. Twenty-four voters put him on their first team and 58 placed him on their second team.

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Both Nashville's Pekka Rinne and the Penguins Murray had been good at times during this series, but never in the same game. Unfortunately, his return was not a joyous one for Nashville fans, who had to watch the former player end their season.


Brogdon averaged 10.2 points and 4.8 assists and shot 40.4 percent from three for a playoff team.

Sabonis started 66 games during his rookie season, averaging 5.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 20.1 minutes.

Green led the National Basketball Association in steals (2.03 per game), while Gobert led the league in blocks (2.64).

Hield didn't let down after heading to Sacramento as the main piece in the DeMarcus Cousins deal. He also led first-year players with 12 double doubles.


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