Raptors' Scottie Barnes named to NBA's all-rookie 1st team

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Raptors forward Scottie Barnes averaged 15.3 points and 7.5 rebounds on 49.2 per cent shooting in his rookie season. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press - image credit)
Raptors forward Scottie Barnes averaged 15.3 points and 7.5 rebounds on 49.2 per cent shooting in his rookie season. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press - image credit)

Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes was unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team.

Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham also received 200 points in the All-Rookie balloting.

Orlando's Franz Wagner and Houston's Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters

The 20-year-old Barnes, who had previously captured the NBA's rookie of the year award, averaged 15.3 points and 7.5 rebounds on 49.2 per cent shooting in his first season with the Raptors.

He averaged 35.4 minutes per game, first among all rookies, and was the only rookie to rank in the top five in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks.

The second team was New Orleans' Herbert Jones, Oklahoma City's Josh Giddey, Denver's Bones Hyland, Chicago's Ayo Dosunmu and Indiana's Chris Duarte.

WATCH l Scottie Barnes gets his Rookie of the Year award from Masai Ujiri:

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