Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams Headlines 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 – The Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, headlines the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today.

Carter-Williams was the lone unanimous First Team selection (250 points, 125 First Team votes), while the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo narrowly missed a perfect ballot (248 points, 124 First Team votes).  Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz (230 points, 108 First Team votes), Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets (214 points, 95 First Team votes) and the New York Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. (204 points, 87 First Team votes) complete the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

The voting panel consisted of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada who were asked to select five players for the first team and five players for the second team, regardless of position.  Two points were awarded for first team votes and one for second team votes.

Carter-Williams, the 11th overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft, averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists, 6.2 rebounds, and 1.86 spg.  He  joined Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson as the only rookies in NBA history to average at least 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists, and was named Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors in October/November, January, March and April.  He tallied 17 double-doubles and two triple-doubles on the season, while scoring at least 20 points in 25 contests.

Oladipo averaged 13.8 ppg, 4.1 rebounds, 4.1 apg and 1.6 spg in his rookie campaign. He tallied double-figure scoring efforts in 62 games and posted one triple-double. Burke averaged 12.8 ppg, 5.7 apg and 3.0 rpg. He had 12 games with 20 or more points, and handed out 10 or more assists seven times. 

Plumlee averaged 7.4 ppg and 4.4 apg for the Nets. Following the All-Star break, he posted 13 games with 10 or more points and eight games with eight or more rebounds.  Hardaway Jr. averaged 10.2 ppg and shot .363 from distance. He posted double-digit scoring games 40 times even though he came off the bench in all but one of the 81 games he appeared in. 

The NBA All-Rookie Second Team consists of the Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk (119 points, 19 First Team votes), the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (116 points, 15 First Team votes), the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng (96 points, 21 First Team votes), the Charlotte Hornets’ Cody Zeller (67 points, three First Team votes), and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Steven Adams (65 points, nine First Team votes).

Attached are the results of the balloting for the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie teams. The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.


Player                                   Team                               First (2 pt)      Second (1 Pt)   Total

Michael Carter-Williams       Philadelphia                     125                       -                  250

Victor Oladipo                      Orlando                            124                       -                  248   

Trey Burke                            Utah                                 108                       14               230

Mason Plumlee                     Brooklyn                          95                         24               214

Tim Hardaway Jr.                 New York                        87                         30               204



Player                                   Team                               First (2 pt)      Second (1 Pt)   Total

Kelly Olynyk                        Boston                             19                         81               119   

Giannis Antetokounmpo      Milwaukee                        15                         86               116

Gorgui Dieng                        Minnesota                        21                         54               96

Cody Zeller                           Charlotte                          3                           61               67

Steven Adams                       Oklahoma City                 9                           47               65


Other players receiving votes, with point totals (first place votes in parentheses):

Ben McLemore, Sacramento, 63 (4); Pero Antic, Atlanta, 62 (10); Nick Calathes Memphis, 39 (2); Ryan Kelly, L.A. Lakers, 29; Matthew Dellavedova, Cleveland, 20 (3); Nate Wolters, Milwaukee, 20; Ray McCallum, Sacramento, 8; Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Detroit, 6; Hollis Thompson, Philadelphia, 5; Tony Snell, Chicago, 4; Phil Pressey, Boston, 2; Anthony Bennett, Cleveland, 1; Reggie Bullock, L.A. Clippers, 1; Robert Covington, Houston, 1; Alex Len, Phoenix, 1; C.J. McCollum, Portland, 1; Shabazz Muhammad, Minnesota, 1; Andre Roberson, Oklahoma City, 1; Jeff Withey, New Orleans, 1.

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