Barnes, Cunningham, Mobley headline All-Rookie First Workforce

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Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley, Franz Wagner and Jalen Green comprised this 12 months’s All-Rookie First Workforce, the NBA introduced in a press release.

Barnes, Cunningham and Mobley had been all unanimous picks, receiving the utmost whole of 200 factors every. Wagner acquired 183 factors, adopted by Inexperienced with 158. Surprisingly, one media member left Wagner off their poll fully, as he acquired 99-of-100 potential votes.

Raptors wing Barnes, who narrowly edged Cavaliers massive man Mobley for the Rookie of the Year award, ranked third in factors (15.3) and rebounds (7.5) amongst all rookies, and fifth in assists (3.5). Mobley was fifth in factors (15.0) and led all first-year gamers in rebounds (8.3) and blocks (1.67) per recreation.

Pistons guard Cunningham, the No. 1 choose within the 2021 draft, was first amongst rookies in factors (17.4), second in assists (5.6) and fifth in rebounds (5.5). Magic ahead Wagner additionally had a terrific 12 months, averaging 15.4 factors (fourth amongst rookies), 4.5 rebounds and a pair of.9 assists in 79 video games. Rockets guard Inexperienced completed the season sturdy, scoring 20-plus factors in 17 of his final 25 video games on his strategy to averaging 17.3 factors, second amongst first-year gamers.

Pelicans defensive ace Herbert Jones (123 votes) and Thunder flooring basic Josh Giddey (122 votes) headline the Second Workforce. Jones averaged 9.5 factors, 3.8 rebounds and 1.7 steals (first amongst rookies) and may at the very least obtain votes for an All-Defensive nod, even when he doesn’t find yourself making one of many two groups.

Along with averaging 12.5 factors, Giddey was second amongst rookies in rebounds (7.8) and first in assists (6.4), however he appeared in solely 54 of 82 video games, having missed the ultimate 23 contests with a hip damage, which is probably going why he didn’t obtain extra First-Workforce votes.

Listed below are each All-Rookie groups in full, with their voting level totals notes in parentheses. Gamers acquired two factors for a First Workforce vote and one level for a Second Workforce vote.

2021-22 All-Rookie First Workforce:

2021-22 All-Rookie Second Workforce:

Ten different rookies acquired votes — you possibly can view the total voting outcomes right here. Among the many group that missed the lower, Warriors ahead Jonathan Kuminga (47) was simply behind Duarte, with Kings guard Davion Mitchell (28) the one different participant receiving a big quantity of votes.

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