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
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First Winner
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NBA Rookie of the Year Winners

1
LeBron James, 37
2003–04
2
Michael Jordan, 59
1984–85
3
Shaquille O'Neal, 50
1992–93
4
Kevin Durant, 33
2007–08
5
Kyrie Irving, 30
2011–12
6
Ja Morant, 22
2019-20
7
Larry Bird, 65
1979–80
8
Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999)
1959–60
9
Chris Paul, 37
2005–06
10
Luka Doncic, 23
2018-19
11
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 75
1969–70
12
Derrick Rose, 33
2008–09
13
Ben Simmons, 26
2017-18
14
Damian Lillard, 32
2012–13
15
Allen Iverson, 47
1996–97
16
Blake Griffin, 33
2010–11
17
Vince Carter, 45
1998–99
18
Scottie Barnes, 21
2021-22
19
Tim Duncan, 46
1997–98
20
Karl-Anthony Towns, 26
2015–16
21
Andrew Wiggins, 27
2014–15
22
LaMelo Ball, 20
2020-21
23
Patrick Ewing, 60
1985–86
24
Pau Gasol, 42
2001–02
25
Oscar Robertson, 83
1960–61
26
David Robinson, 57
1989–90
27
Elgin Baylor (1934-2021)
1958–59
28
Mike Miller, 42
2000–01
29
Jason Kidd, 49
1994–95
30
Bob Pettit, 89
1954–55
31
Amare Stoudemire, 39
2002–03
32
Grant Hill, 49
1994–95
33
Chris Webber, 49
1993–94
34
Wes Unseld (1946-2020)
1968–69
35
Rick Barry, 78
1965–66
36
Mark Jackson, 57
1987–88
37
Michael Carter-Williams, 30
2013–14
38
Tyreke Evans, 32
2009–10
39
Bob McAdoo, 70
1972–73
40
Malcolm Brogdon, 29
2016–17
41
Brandon Roy, 38
2006–07
42
Larry Johnson, 53
1991–92
43
Willis Reed, 80
1964–65
44
Earl Monroe, 77
1967–68
45
Derrick Coleman, 55
1990–91
46
Mitch Richmond, 57
1988–89
47
Ralph Sampson, 62
1983–84
48
Steve Francis, 45
1999–00

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