Ja Morant, Zion Williamson lead All-Rookie teams

Ruben Hill
September 16, 2020

His case was pretty straightforward: He was the only player to appear in every game for the league's No. 2 regular season team and his impact metrics - not to mention eye test - were at a top-10, and probably top-5, level among rookies.

Heat guard Tyler Herro narrowly misses earning First Team honours by one point and is joined by Toronto's undrafted rookie Terence Davis II, who becomes the first Raptor since Jonas Valanciunas to earn All-Rookie honours.

Because of the changes to the league's calendar because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is not a season-ending awards show this year. He averaged 17.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game in 67 starts while shooting 47.7 percent from the field, 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free-throw line.

2019 No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson of the Pelicans and Warriors forward Eric Paschall round out the First Team. He also shot 58.3 percent from the floor.

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