NBA Rookie of the Year

About

Annual award given to the top rookie in the regular season in the National Basketball Association. The name of the trophy, the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy, is named after the former Philadelphia Warriors head coach. 

Trivia

The recipient of the award is selected by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters from the United States and Canada. Ralph SampsonDavid RobinsonBlake GriffinDamian Lillard and Karl-Anthony Towns won the award unanimously. 

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Established
1953
Sport
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First Winner
Don Meineke
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Winners

1
LeBron James, 36
2003–04
2
Michael Jordan, 57
1984–85
3
Kevin Durant, 32
2007–08
4
Kyrie Irving, 28
2011–12
5
Shaquille O'Neal, 48
1992–93
6
Larry Bird, 64
1979–80
7
Chris Paul, 35
2005–06
8
Derrick Rose, 32
2008–09
9
Ben Simmons, 24
2017-18
10
Damian Lillard, 30
2012–13
11
Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999)
1959–60
12
Blake Griffin, 31
2010–11
13
Allen Iverson, 45
1996–97
14
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 73
1969–70
15
Luka Doncic, 21
2018-19
16
Vince Carter, 44
1998–99
17
Ja Morant, 21
2019-20
18
Tim Duncan, 44
1997–98
19
Karl-Anthony Towns, 25
2015–16
20
Pau Gasol, 40
2001–02
21
Andrew Wiggins, 25
2014–15
22
Patrick Ewing, 58
1985–86
23
Oscar Robertson, 82
1960–61
24
Amare Stoudemire, 38
2002–03
25
Jason Kidd, 47
1994–95
26
David Robinson, 55
1989–90
27
Mike Miller, 40
2000–01
28
Grant Hill, 48
1994–95
29
Chris Webber, 47
1993–94
30
Elgin Baylor, 86
1958–59
31
Bob Pettit, 88
1954–55
32
Tyreke Evans, 31
2009–10
33
Wes Unseld (1946-2020)
1968–69
34
Michael Carter-Williams, 29
2013–14
35
Rick Barry, 76
1965–66
36
Malcolm Brogdon, 28
2016–17
37
Brandon Roy, 36
2006–07
38
Larry Johnson, 51
1991–92
39
Derrick Coleman, 53
1990–91
40
Mark Jackson, 55
1987–88
41
Steve Francis, 43
1999–00
42
Ralph Sampson, 60
1983–84
43
Bob McAdoo, 69
1972–73
44
Tom Heinsohn (1934-2020)
1956–57
45
Damon Stoudamire, 47
1995–96
46
Willis Reed, 78
1964–65
47
Elton Brand, 41
1999–00
48
Jerry Lucas, 80
1963–64

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