Joel Embiid, Brandon Ingram Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook shoots between Houston Rockets guard Patric

Brogdon became one of just five rookies in National Basketball Association history to shoot 40 percent or better from 3-point range while averaging at least 4.0 assists per game.

Embiid, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 draft, had by far the most impact of any first-year player, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocked shots in 25.4 minutes per contest.

Saric, a 6-foot-10, 233-pound power forward, played in 81 games averaging 12.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists while averaging 26 minutes a game.

Westbrook beat out Houston's James Harden and San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard for the league's top honor.

Leonard was trying to be the first to win three in a row since Dwight Howard.

Brogdon, who played college ball at Virginia, is the first player to win ACC Player of the Year and NBA Rookie of the Year since Elton Brand in 1999-2000. That didn't happen, and his Sixers teammate Dario Saric made a solid case for the award, too.

But when looking at totals, Saric had nearly 200 more points than any member of the Sixers and also led the team in total rebounds by almost 80. Malcolm Brogdon is your 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year.

He's also the first rookie regardless of draft position to win Rookie of the Year without winning a single Rookie of the Month award, according to ESPN Stats & Info. He led all rookies in points, rebounds and blocks per game.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Improved Player, the league announced tonight at the inaugural NBA Awards show.

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon took home the NBA Rookie of the Year Award Monday night in New York City.

The NBA All-Rookie second team consisted of Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, Celtics forward Jaylen Brown, Suns forward Marquese Chriss, Lakers forward Brandon Ingram and Mavericks guard Yogi Ferrell. Four games into his rookie season, Brogdon scored 14 points and had four assists and four steals, proving early the second-round pick from Virginia was a formidable backup.

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