Rise and Shine Rookies




Guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams each had rookie seasons filled with memorable highlights, which helped Rubio earn a spot on the NBA All-Rookie First Team and Williams a spot on the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Rubio finished the season averaging 10.6 points and added 8.2 assists, which were fifth best in the league. He also 2.22 steals per game (third in the NBA) and led all rookies in assists, minutes and steals while recording 12 point/assist double-doubles.

Williams finished the season with 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds in 66 games while electrifying Target Center with his high-flying dunks.


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