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Sunday / May 22.
  • Shumpert, Brooks Make NBA All-Rookie Teams

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    Knicks rookie guard Iman Shumpert was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team, while Nets rookie MarShon Brooks made the second team.

    Shumpert, out of Georgia Tech, averaged 9.5 points, 2.8 assists and 1.7 steals and was the team’s best perimeter defender.

    Brooks, from Providence, averaged 12.6 points, third-best among rookies, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists.

    Here are the full teams:

    NBA ALL-ROOKIE FIRST TEAM

    Kyrie Irving, Cleveland

    Ricky Rubio, Minnesota

    Kenneth Faried, Denver

    Klay Thompson, Golden State

    Iman Shumpert, Knicks

    Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio

    Brandon Knight, Detroit

    2ND TEAM

    Chandler Parsons, Houston

    Isaiah Thomas, Sacramento

    MarShon Brooks, Nets

    Derrick Williams, Minnesota

    Tristan Thompson, Cleveland



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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.