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NBA & ABA Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award Winners

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NBA Winners

Per Game Shooting Advanced
Season Lg Player Age Tm G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
2006-07 NBA Brandon Roy 22 POR 57 35.4 16.8 4.4 4.0 1.2 0.2 .456 .377 .838 4.8 .114
2005-06 NBA Chris Paul 20 NOK 78 36.0 16.1 5.1 7.8 2.2 0.1 .430 .282 .847 10.4 .178
2004-05 NBA Emeka Okafor 22 CHA 73 35.6 15.1 10.9 0.9 0.8 1.7 .447 .000 .609 4.0 .074
2003-04 NBA LeBron James 19 CLE 79 39.5 20.9 5.5 5.9 1.6 0.7 .417 .290 .754 5.1 .078
2002-03 NBA Yao Ming 22 HOU 82 29.0 13.5 8.2 1.7 0.4 1.8 .498 .500 .811 8.7 .176
2001-02 NBA Tony Parker 19 SAS 77 29.4 9.2 2.6 4.3 1.2 0.1 .419 .323 .675 3.8 .080
2000-01 NBA Mike Miller 20 ORL 82 29.1 11.9 4.0 1.7 0.6 0.2 .436 .407 .711 5.3 .106
1999-00 NBA Elton Brand 20 CHI 81 37.0 20.1 10.0 1.9 0.8 1.6 .482 .000 .685 7.5 .121
1998-99 NBA Vince Carter 22 TOR 50 35.2 18.3 5.7 3.0 1.1 1.5 .450 .288 .761 5.0 .136
1997-98 NBA Tim Duncan 21 SAS 82 39.1 21.1 11.9 2.7 0.7 2.5 .549 .000 .662 12.8 .192
1996-97 NBA Shareef Abdur-Rahim 20 VAN 80 35.0 18.7 6.9 2.2 1.0 1.0 .453 .259 .746 2.9 .049
1995-96 NBA Damon Stoudamire 22 TOR 70 40.9 19.0 4.0 9.3 1.4 0.3 .426 .395 .797 4.3 .072
1994-95 NBA Grant Hill 22 DET 70 38.3 19.9 6.4 5.0 1.8 0.9 .477 .148 .732 5.4 .097
1993-94 NBA Chris Webber 20 GSW 76 32.1 17.5 9.1 3.6 1.2 2.2 .552 .000 .532 7.8 .154
1992-93 NBA Shaquille O'Neal 20 ORL 81 37.9 23.4 13.9 1.9 0.7 3.5 .562 .000 .592 10.4 .163
1991-92 NBA Larry Johnson 22 CHH 82 37.2 19.2 11.0 3.6 1.0 0.6 .490 .227 .829 8.9 .140
1990-91 NBA Derrick Coleman 23 NJN 74 35.2 18.4 10.3 2.2 1.0 1.3 .467 .342 .731 5.8 .108
1989-90 NBA David Robinson 24 SAS 82 36.6 24.3 12.0 2.0 1.7 3.9 .531 .000 .732 15.1 .241
1988-89 NBA Mitch Richmond 23 GSW 79 34.4 22.0 5.9 4.2 1.0 0.2 .468 .367 .810 5.6 .098
1987-88 NBA Mark Jackson 22 NYK 82 39.6 13.6 4.8 10.6 2.5 0.1 .432 .254 .774 7.6 .113
1986-87 NBA Chuck Person 22 IND 82 36.0 18.8 8.3 3.6 1.1 0.2 .468 .355 .747 5.4 .088
1985-86 NBA Patrick Ewing 23 NYK 50 35.4 20.0 9.0 2.0 1.1 2.1 .474 .000 .739 3.1 .084
1984-85 NBA Michael Jordan 21 CHI 82 38.3 28.2 6.5 5.9 2.4 0.8 .515 .173 .845 14.0 .213
1983-84 NBA Ralph Sampson 23 HOU 82 32.8 21.0 11.1 2.0 0.9 2.4 .523 .250 .661 6.0 .108
1982-83 NBA Terry Cummings 21 SDC 70 36.2 23.7 10.6 2.5 1.8 0.9 .523 .000 .709 8.7 .164
1981-82 NBA Isiah Thomas 20 DET 72 33.8 17.0 2.9 7.8 2.1 0.2 .424 .288 .704 2.3 .046
1980-81 NBA Darrell Griffith 22 UTA 81 35.4 20.6 3.6 2.4 1.3 0.5 .464 .192 .716 0.4 .006
1979-80 NBA Larry Bird 23 BOS 82 36.0 21.3 10.4 4.5 1.7 0.6 .474 .406 .836 11.2 .182
1978-79 NBA Phil Ford 22 KCK 79 34.5 15.9 2.3 8.6 2.2 0.1 .465 .813 5.7 .101
1977-78 NBA Walter Davis 23 PHO 81 32.0 24.2 6.0 3.4 1.4 0.2 .526 .830 10.1 .187
1976-77 NBA Adrian Dantley 20 BUF 77 36.6 20.3 7.6 1.9 1.2 0.2 .520 .818 9.8 .167
1975-76 NBA Alvan Adams 21 PHO 80 33.2 19.0 9.1 5.6 1.5 1.5 .469 .735 7.2 .130
1974-75 NBA Jamaal Wilkes 21 GSW 82 30.7 14.2 8.2 2.2 1.3 0.3 .442 .734 5.1 .097
1973-74 NBA Ernie DiGregorio 23 BUF 81 35.9 15.2 2.7 8.2 0.7 0.1 .421 .902 1.2 .021
1972-73 NBA Bob McAdoo 21 BUF 80 32.0 18.0 9.1 1.7 .452 .774 3.8 .071
1971-72 NBA Sidney Wicks 22 POR 82 39.6 24.5 11.5 4.3 .427 .710 2.3 .034
1970-71 NBA Dave Cowens 22 BOS 81 38.0 17.0 15.0 2.8 .422 .732 6.4 .100
1969-70 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 22 MIL 82 43.1 28.8 14.5 4.1 .518 .653 13.8 .187
1968-69 NBA Wes Unseld 22 BAL 82 36.2 13.8 18.2 2.6 .476 .605 10.8 .175
1967-68 NBA Earl Monroe 23 BAL 82 36.7 24.3 5.7 4.3 .453 .781 9.3 .148
1966-67 NBA Dave Bing 23 DET 80 34.5 20.0 4.5 4.1 .436 .738 5.3 .092
1965-66 NBA Rick Barry 21 SFW 80 37.4 25.7 10.6 2.2 .439 .862 10.4 .167
1964-65 NBA Luke Jackson 23 PHI 76 34.1 14.8 12.9 1.2 .414 .713 4.8 .088
1963-64 NBA Jerry Lucas 23 CIN 79 41.4 17.7 17.4 2.6 .527 .779 12.7 .187
1962-63 NBA Terry Dischinger 22 CHZ 57 40.2 25.5 8.0 3.1 .512 .770 9.2 .192
1961-62 NBA Walt Bellamy 22 CHP 79 42.3 31.6 19.0 2.7 .519 .644 16.3 .233
1960-61 NBA Oscar Robertson 22 CIN 71 42.7 30.5 10.1 9.7 .473 .822 13.2 .210
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain 23 PHW 72 46.4 37.6 27.0 2.3 .461 .582 17.0 .245
1958-59 NBA Elgin Baylor 24 MNL 70 40.8 24.9 15.0 4.1 .408 .777 9.8 .165