NBA announces All-Rookie Teams, featuring top picks Ja Morant and Zion Williamson

The NBA today announced the All-Rookie Teams for the 2019-20 season.

The teams were voted upon by a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters, who made their selections based on games played through March 11.

2019-20 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team 1st Team Votes 2nd Team Votes Total Points
Ja Morant Memphis Grizzlies 100 0 200
Kendrick Nunn Miami Heat 98 1 197
Brandon Clarke Memphis Grizzlies 92 5 189
Zion Williamson New Orleans Pelicans 87 2 176
Eric Paschall Golden State Warriors 28 60 116

2019-20 Rookie of the Year Ja Morant headlines the First Team, as he was the only unanimous selection of the First Team. Not far behind Morant are Kendrick Nunn and Brandon Clarke, who becomes just the second Canadian to earn All-Rookie First Team honours, joining Andrew Wiggins.

2019 No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson of the Pelicans and Warriors forward Eric Paschall round out the First Team.

2019-20 NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Player Team 1st Team Votes 2nd Team Votes Total Points
Tyler Herro Miami Heat 23 69 115
Terence Davis II Toronto Raptors 30 36 96
Coby White Chicago Bulls 8 74 90
P.J. Washington Jr. Charlotte Hornets 8 72 88
Rui Hachimura Washington Wizards 10 54 74

Heat guard Tyler Herro narrowly misses earning First Team honours by one point and is joined by Toronto's undrafted rookie Terence Davis II, who becomes the first Raptor since Jonas Valanciunas to earn All-Rookie honours.

The Second Team is rounded out by Bulls guard Coby White, Hornets forward P.J. Washington Jr. and Wizards forward Rui Hachimura.

Other players receiving First Team votes

  • RJ Barrett, New York Knicks (10)
  • Matisse Thybulle, Philadelphia 76ers (6)

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