Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams had a great season, averaging 16.7 points a game this season and stunning almost all onlookers with his fantastic gameplay. The NBA noticed how good he was too and named him the Rookie Of The Year because of it.
Carter-Williams was a bright spot in what was a poor season for the 76ers, who went 19-63. He’s the only rookie since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring, rebounding (6.3) and assists (6.2), joining Oscar Robertson (1960-61) and Alvan Adams (1975-76).
He received 104 out of a possible 124 first-place votes and finished with 569 points among balloting by national sportswriters and broadcasters. Orlando’s Victor Oladipo was a distant second with 16 first-place votes and 364 points.