Ja Morant Named 19-20 NBA Rookie Of The Year

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Ja Morant Named 19-20 NBA Rookie Of The Year 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Thu Sep 3, 2020 11:15 pm

Ja Morant has been named the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year.


The 6-3 guard is the second player to win the Rookie of the Year Award with the Grizzlies, joining Pau Gasol (2001-02).


Morant received 99 first-place votes from a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters and earned 498 total points. Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn finished in second place with 204 points. New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson received one first-place vote and finished in third place with 140 points.

Via RealGM Staff Report

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Re: Ja Morant Named 19-20 NBA Rookie Of The Year 

Post#2 » by dice » Fri Sep 4, 2020 2:36 am

rookies w/ positive impact according to VORP (minimum 650 minutes played, draft slot in parenthesis):

1.7 clarke (21)
1.2 morant (2)

0.8 thybulle (20)
0.7 zion (1)
0.7 cam johnson (11)
0.5 hayes (8)

0.2 washington (12)
0.1 herro (13)
0.1 bazley (23)

others (same minutes threshold):

0 cody martin (36)
(0.1) nunn (U)
(0.2) grant williams (22)
(0.3) paschall (41)
(0.4) coby white (7)
(0.4) hachimura
(0.4) fernando
(0.5) kevin porter (30)

(0.8) culver (6)
(0.9) reddish (10)
(0.9) doumbouya (15)
(1.0) barrett (3)

(1.4) hunter (4)
(1.5) poole (28)
(1.7) garland (5)
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Re: Ja Morant Named 19-20 NBA Rookie Of The Year 

Post#3 » by phenith » Fri Sep 4, 2020 4:09 pm

dice wrote:rookies w/ positive impact according to VORP (minimum 650 minutes played, draft slot in parenthesis):

1.7 clarke (21)
1.2 morant (2)

0.8 Davis (undrafted)
0.8 thybulle (20)
0.7 zion (1)
0.7 cam johnson (11)
0.5 hayes (8)

0.2 washington (12)
0.1 herro (13)
0.1 bazley (23)

others (same minutes threshold):

0 cody martin (36)
(0.1) nunn (U)
(0.2) grant williams (22)
(0.3) paschall (41)
(0.4) coby white (7)
(0.4) hachimura
(0.4) fernando
(0.5) kevin porter (30)

(0.8) culver (6)
(0.9) reddish (10)
(0.9) doumbouya (15)
(1.0) barrett (3)

(1.4) hunter (4)
(1.5) poole (28)
(1.7) garland (5)


And yet again, Terence Davis gets left out of rookie conversations, he was robbed of an appearance in the rookie game and doesn't even get a mention in a post like this when he's got the 3rd best rating compared to the players listed.

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