2013-14 SEASON: Became just the third rookie dating back to 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring, rebounding and assists… also became third rookie to average at least 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists… ranked sixth in the NBA in steals (1.86 spg)… 8.1 rpg over final 24 GP ... Missed a total of 12 games (Sixers 1-11 mark)… missed four games (11/13-11/18) with a left foot arch bruise, seven games (12/6-12/16) with right knee soreness/skin infection and one game (2/1) with right shoulder soreness ... Competed in both the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge and the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend… had 17 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds in the Rising Stars Challenge and team with Victor Oladipo to finish second in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge ... Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from 10/29-11/3… Shaquille O’Neal is the only other rookie in the history of the award to earn Player of the Week honors to start his career… Andre Miller was the last Sixer to be named Player of the Week (2/25-3/2/08) ... Named Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for the October/November, January, March and April… first player in franchise history to win the award more than twice ... In the month of March, averaged 14.9 points, 8.4 rebounds and 6.5 assists, becoming the first rookie to average at least 14.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists in a single month (min. 10 games played) since Grant Hill in April of 1995 (23.8 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 6.3 apg) ... Scored 20+ points 25 times this season… last Sixer to score 20+ points more than five times his rookie season was Allen Iverson (48) in 1996-97 ... Had 33 points at Cleveland on 1/7 becoming the first Sixer rookie to score 30+ points since Allen Iverson had 35 at Atlanta on 4/19/97 ... Had 16 double-doubles this season, including two triple-doubles (12/3 and 3/10)… last Sixer rookie to record a triple-double was Andre Iguodala vs. Detroit on 3/23/05… also first Sixer to record a double-double in his NBA debut since Maurice Cheeks had 10 points and 11 assists on 10/13/78 ... Had 21 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals vs. Boston on 4/14… last rookie to hit those stats in a single game was Bernard King on 3/24/78 ... Ranked sixth in the NBA with 1.86 spg this season ... Over the final 24 games, averaging 8.1 rebounds (195 total)… had 135 total rebounds in March, the most by a guard in a single month since Bobby Sura had 142 in March of 2004… was second in the NBA among guards with 6.2 rpg ... Over the final 15 games of the season, averaged 2.4 turnovers after averaging 4.6 tpg the 21 games prior… had 11 assists without a turnover vs. Brooklyn on 4/5… first Sixers rookie to have 11+ assists without a turnover since Allen Iverson (11 assists) at Cleveland on 2/11/97 ... Averaged 5.2 FTA this season… dating back to the 2000-01 season, only 14 rookies have averaged 5+ FTA ... Has recorded 20+ points, 5+ rebounds and 5+ assists 13 times this season… all other rookies have combined for 11 such games ... Had 22 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds and 9 steals in his NBA Debut vs. Miami on 10/30… only two other players in NBA history hit all of those statistical marks in a single game (Rickey Green on 11/27/82 and Johnny Moore on 1/8/85) ... Had 9 steals in his NBA debut vs. Miami on 10/30… marked most steals by any player in his first career game and tied the franchise record for most steals in a single game… had a school record 111 steals as a sophomore for Syracuse last season ... Had 22 points in his NBA debut vs. Miami on 10/30, the most by a Sixer rookie since Allen Iverson had 30 points vs. Milwaukee on 11/1/96.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2013 NBA Draft.
COLLEGE: Was an early entry candidate for the 2013 NBA Draft following his sophomore season at Syracuse… Averaged 11.4 points, 7.3 assists (tied for third in nation), 4.9 rebounds and 2.78 steals (fourth in nation) as a sophomore after averaging 2.7 ppg, 2.1 apg, 1.5 rpg and 0.77 spg as a freshman… Scored in double-figures in 30 of his 40 games played as a sophomore after doing so just once his freshman season… Had a career-high 24 points against No. 1 seeded Indiana in the Sweet 16… Tallied 10 double-doubles, including 15 points and a career-high 16 assists vs. Monmouth… Recorded at least one steal in all but two games as a sophomore, including 4+ steals 11 times… His 111 steals in 2012-13 set a school record for a single season… Earned All-Big East Second Team honors as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Son of Mandy and Zach Zegarowski and Earl and Rosa Williams… Majored in communication and rhetorical studies… Was an honor roll student over his final two and a half years at St. Andrews School (RI)… Performed in the school’s musical “Aladdin”… Averaged 23.2 points, 8.3 rebounds and 5.5 assists as a senior and played in the 2011 McDonald’s All-American game and the Jordan Brand Classic game… Was an AAU teammate of Nerlens Noel.